Karen Alter

  • 2331 Citations
1994 …2020

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1994

Judicial Politics in the European Community: European Integration and the Pathbreaking Cassis de Dijon decision

Alter, K. & Meunier-Aitsahalia, S., 1994, In : Comparative Political Studies. 24, p. 535-561

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations
1996

The European court's political power

Alter, K. J., Jul 1996, In : West European Politics. 19, 3, p. 458-487 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Scopus citations
1998

Explaining National Court Acceptance of European Court Jurisprudence: A Critical Evaluation of Theories of Legal Integration

Alter, K., 1998, The European Courts and National Courts. Slaughter, A-M., Stone-Sweet, A. & Weiler, J. (eds.). Oxford: Hart Publishing, p. 225-250

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Who are the "masters of the treaty"? European governments and the European court of justice

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 1998, In : International Organization. 52, 1, p. 121-147 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

265 Scopus citations
1999

The European Court of Justice and European Law

Alter, K., 1999, Europe Today. Tiersky, R. (ed.). Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

Do the lessons of eu legal integration "travel"

Alter, K. J., 2000, In : European Community Studies Association Review. 13, p. 3-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

131 Scopus citations

The European Union's legal system and domestic policy: Spillover or backlash?

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2000, In : International Organization. 54, 3, p. 489-518 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations

The european union's legal system and domestic policy: Spillover or backlash?

Alter, K. J., May 1 2001, Reprinted in Legalization and World Politics (International Organization Special Issues). Goldstein, J. L., Kahler, M., Keohane, R. O. & Slaughter, A-M. (eds.). MIT Press, p. 105-134 (International Organization Readers)(International Organization Readers; no. Ch 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002

Is 'groupthink' driving us to war: The Boston Globe

Alter, K. J., Sep 16 2002

Research output: Other contribution

Law, Political Science and EU Legal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Project?

Alter, K. J., Dehousse, R. & Vanberg, G., Mar 2002, In : European Union Politics. 3, 1, p. 113-136 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2003

Do International Courts Enhance Compliance with International Law?

Alter, K., 2003, In : Review of Asian and Pacific Studies. 25, p. 51-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resolving or exacerbating disputes? The WTO's new dispute resolution system

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2003, In : International Affairs. 79, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Scopus citations

The european court of justice and european law: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security

Alter, K. J., Mar 1 2004, Europe Today: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security. Tiersky, R. (ed.). 2nd edition ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, (Europe Today)(Europe Today).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005

International Courts Are Not Agents! The Perils of the Principal-Agent Approach to Thinking About the Independence of International Courts

Alter-Hanson, K., 2005, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law). American Society of International Law, Vol. 99. p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2006

Banana Splits: Nested and Competing Regimes in the Transatlantic Banana Trade Dispute

Alter, K. & Meunier, S., 2006, In : Journal of European Public Policy. 30, p. 362-368

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delegation to international courts and the limits of re-contracting political power

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2006, Delegation and Agency in International Organizations. Cambridge University Press, p. 312-338 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

35 Scopus citations

Nested and overlapping regimes in the transatlantic banana trade dispute

Alter, K. J. & Meunier, S., Apr 2006, In : Journal of European Public Policy. 13, 3, p. 362-382 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

90 Scopus citations

Private litigants and the new international courts

Alter, K., Feb 1 2006, In : Comparative Political Studies. 39, 1, p. 22-49 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
2007

Jurist Social Movements in Europe: EUSA Review

Alter, K., 2007

Research output: Other contribution

The Theory and Reality of the European Coal and Steel Community

Alter, K. & Steinberg, D., 2007, Making History: European Integration and Institutional Change at the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Meunier, S. & McNamara, K. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Agents or trustees? International courts in their political context

Alter, K. J., Mar 1 2008, In : European Journal of International Relations. 14, 1, p. 33-63 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

114 Scopus citations

Delegating to international courts: Self-binding v.s other-binding delegation

Alter, K. J., Aug 13 2008, In : Law and contemporary problems. 71, 1, p. 37-76 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Designing International Legal Mechanisms to Help Enforce Trade Agreements

Alter, K., 2008, Institutional Approaches to Regionalism. Hirobe, K. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The European Court and Legal Integration: An Exceptional Story or Harbinger of the Future?

Alter, K. J., Aug 14 2008, The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Scopus citations
2009

Islands of effective international adjudication: Constructing an intellectual property rule of law in the Andean Community

Helfer, L. R., Alter, K. J. & Guerzovich, M. F., Jan 1 2009, In : American Journal of International Law. 103, 1, p. 1-47 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

The politics of international regime complexity

Alter, K. & Meunier, S., Mar 1 2009, In : Perspectives on Politics. 7, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

388 Scopus citations
2010
168 Scopus citations

Nature or nurture? Judicial lawmaking in the european court of justice and the Andean Tribunal of justice

Alter, K. J. & Helfer, L. R., Sep 2010, In : International Organization. 64, 4, p. 563-592 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

On Law And Policy in the European Court of Justice: An American Perspective

Alter, K., 2010, Europe: The New Legal Realism. Koch, H., Hagel-Sørensen, K., Haltern, U. & Weiler, J. HH. (eds.). Copenhagen: Djøf Publishing, p. 1-10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The multiple roles of international courts and tribunals: Enforcement, dispute settlement, constitutional and administrative review

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2010, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations: The State of the Art. Cambridge University Press, p. 345-370 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

19 Scopus citations
2011

Judicialization of international relations: International Encyclopedia of Political Science

Alter, K. J., Sep 7 2011, Judicialization of international relations. Badie, B., Berg-Schlosser, D. & Morlino, L. (eds.). 1st edition ed. SAGE Publications, Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Legal Integration in the Andes: Law-Making by the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Alter, K. J. & Helfer, L. R., Sep 1 2011, In : European Law Journal. 17, 5, p. 701-715 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The evolving international judiciary

Alter, K. J., Nov 7 2011, In : Annual Review of Law and Social Science. 7, p. 387-415 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The Evolving Transnational Legal Order

Alter, K. J., 2011, In : Annual Review of Law and Social Science. 7, p. 387-415

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Judiciary’s New Robes: The Evolution of International Court Power

Alter, K., 2011, In : The Berlin Journal. 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle