A Chinese Theory of International Law

  • Zhipeng He
  • Lu Sun

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About this book


This book analyzes China’s attitude to international law based on historical experiences and documents, and provides an explanation of China’s approaches to international legal issues. It also establishes several elements for a possible framework of Chinese theory on international law.

The book offers researchers, university students and practitioners valuable insights into how China views international law and why it does so in the way it does.


Chinese theory Theory of international law Rising powers and international law Non-Western theory of international law "Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence"+ "international law" "Sovereignty" + "China" National interest Constitutionalization of international law "Understanding of international law" + "China"

Authors and affiliations

  • Zhipeng He
    • 1
  • Lu Sun
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Center of Legal Theory, School of Law, Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial CivilizationJilin UniversityChangchunChina
  2. 2.Jilin Academy of Social SciencesChangchunChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Law Press China and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-981-15-2881-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-15-2882-8
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