Discussion on the Democratic Value Orientation of International Law

Jiabing WANG

Abstract


Since the end of the Cold War, democratic values have become one of the core values of international law. In the current international law, the democracy as the value of international law is not yet become the legal norms of international law. The implementation of democratic values of international law should respect the sovereign value as a prerequisite and subordinate to the values of peace.

Key words: International law; Democracy; Value orientation; Sovereign; Peace


Keywords


International law; Democracy; Value orientation; Sovereign; Peace

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720120806.1105

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