Starting with a typology of ASEAN external agreements, the authors go on to provide an original reading of plurilateral agreements as 'joint' agreements. The book then offers both a clarification of the effects - direct or indirect - of external agreements within the legal orders of ASEAN Member States, and an explanation of the effects of external agreements within the legal regime of ASEAN. The authors conclude with a discussion of the role of ASEAN centrality and the role of the secretariat in shaping it.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Venzke & Thio: The Internal Effects of ASEAN External Relations
The Internal Effects of ASEAN External Relations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2016). Here's the abstract: