Abstract

As a student of both international relations and international law; I have more often than not come across the same contemporary global issues and had to discuss said issues within a political or legal discourse using their respective vernaculars. I have also, more often than not, found that each discourse relies heavily on aspects of the other to adequately assess a particular phenomenon. he interconnectivity of both discourses is extensive and distinguishing between both proves rather difficult and inconsequential. his is to say that the collaboration of both disciplines within the analysis of a global conflict provides a more in-depth analysis than either discipline could separately. his practice is already present within both fields however the parameters of this approach and a refined methodology are yet to be determined. For that reason, this paper advocates for a formal interdisciplinary approach to the assessment of global conflicts which otherwise utilizes one approach or the other. his multifaceted approach would provide a more practical and more detailed insight and analysis into the causes and effects of the contemporary issues that dominate the international arena and resonate throughout both disciplines.

Department

Law Department

Degree Name

LLM in International and Comparative Law

Date of Award

6-1-2016

Online Submission Date

May 2016

First Advisor

Skouteris, Thomas

Committee Member 1

Natajaran, Usha

Committee Member 2

Sayed, Hani

Document Type

Thesis

Extent

43 p.

Rights

The author retains all rights with regard to copyright. The author certifies that written permission from the owner(s) of third-party copyrighted matter included in the thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study has been obtained. The author further certifies that IRB approval has been obtained for this thesis, or that IRB approval is not necessary for this thesis. Insofar as this thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study is an educational record as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC 1232g), the author has granted consent to disclosure of it to anyone who requests a copy.

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