publications

Below you can find a number of representative publications in my main areas of interest. You can also find a full list of my monographs, journal articles, book chapters, edited volumes, shorter pieces and working papers by clicking on the respective links.

Law and Global Governance

  • Liquid Authority in Global Governance, 9:2 International Theory (2017), forthcoming   Manuscript
  • Subsidiarity in Global Governance, 79:2 Law & Contemporary Problems (2016), 1-26 (with Markus Jachtenfuchs)   Full text
  • The Decay of Consent: International Law in an Age of Global Public Goods, 108 American Journal of International Law (2014), 1-40   Abstract and full text  SSRN
  • The Pluralism of Global Administrative Law, 17 European Journal of International Law (2006), 247-278   Abstract and full text   SSRN
  • The Emergence of Global Administrative Law, 68:3 Law & Contemporary Problems 15-61 (2005) (with B. Kingsbury & R.B. Stewart)   Full text   SSRN

Postnational Law

  • Pouvoir constituant and pouvoir irritant in the Postnational Order, 14:3 International Journal of Constitutional Law (2016), 657-679   Abstract   Full text
  • Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 (paperback, 2012), 382 pp.   More information
  • The Open Architecture of European Human Rights Law, 71 Modern Law Review 183-216 (2008)   Abstract and full text   SSRN

International Law and Hegemony

  • International Law in Times of Hegemony: Unequal Power and the Shaping of the International Legal Order, 16 European Journal of International Law 369-408 (2005)   Abstract and full text   SSRN
  • More Equal Than the Rest? Hierarchy, Equality and U.S. Predomi­nance in International Law, in United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law (M. Byers and G. Nolte, eds., 2003), Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press, 135-175   More information

United Nations Law and the Use of Force

  • Chapter VII Powers: The General Framework and Articles 39 to 43, in B. Simma, G. Nolte, D.-E. Khan & A. Paulus (eds), The United Nations Charter: A Commentary, Oxford: Oxford University Press (3rd ed., 2012) 1237-1356   More information
  • Selbstverteidigung und kollektive Sicherheit (Self-Defense and Collective Security), Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2001, XVII, 449 pp.   More information