International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Incorporating Transnational Norms in the Constitution of Kenya: The Place of International Law in the Legal System of Kenya
E. Oluoch Asher

The face of international law has been changing. Historically, international law largely provided a mechanism through which states could preserve their sovereignty from external interference. More recently however, international law has tended towards a more co-operative engagement among states, through treaties and other international agreements. The result of this process has been the transference of norms by and among states, thereby increasing the range of shared transnational norms among the nations of the world. One result of this process has been the emergence of certain international minimum standards of conduct expected of individuals and states.

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