Accountability

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Abstract

Accountability is a term that (international) law shares with several cognate disciplines. It also prominently features in political science and international relations (Keohane, 2006, 75) as well as economics and moral philosophy. In law, accountability has its deep historic roots in many domestic legal orders. In what follows, the discussion will concentrate on accountability in modern international law. As will become clear, the present evolutionary stage of international law—as regulatory and as procedural—has provided a strong impetus for generalizing...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMax Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021

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