European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible

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European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible. / Holtermann, Jakob v. H.; Madsen, Mikael Rask.

In: Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 28, No. 2, 01.06.2015, p. 211-230.

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Holtermann, JVH & Madsen, MR 2015, 'European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible', Leiden Journal of International Law, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 211-230. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0922156515000047

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Holtermann, J. V. H., & Madsen, M. R. (2015). European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible. Leiden Journal of International Law, 28(2), 211-230. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0922156515000047

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Holtermann JVH, Madsen MR. European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible. Leiden Journal of International Law. 2015 Jun 1;28(2):211-230. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0922156515000047

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Holtermann, Jakob v. H. ; Madsen, Mikael Rask. / European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible. In: Leiden Journal of International Law. 2015 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 211-230.

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