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Fundamental Perspectives on International Law

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ISBN-10: 0314063994

ISBN-13: 9780314063991

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: William R. Slomanson

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This text provides a unique mix of cases, articles, documents, text, charts, tables, questions, and problems to pique student interest and enhance understanding.
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List price: $56.25
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Language: English

Table of Casesp. vii
Table of Treaties, Resolutions, and Miscellaneous Instrumentsp. x
Prefacep. xv
What Is International Law?p. 1
Introductionp. 1
International Law at Workp. 1
Public International Law Definedp. 3
History of International Lawp. 9
Sources of International Lawp. 13
Private International Lawp. 28
Related Disciplinesp. 34
National-International Law Nexusp. 41
Is International Law Really Law?p. 46
Summaryp. 48
Problemsp. 49
Bibliographyp. 52
Endnotesp. 53
States in International Lawp. 57
Introductionp. 57
Legal Personality of the Statep. 58
Changing Infrastructurep. 63
Changes in State Statusp. 68
Recognitionp. 75
State Responsibilityp. 83
Sovereign Immunityp. 84
Summaryp. 97
Problemsp. 97
Bibliographyp. 101
Endnotesp. 102
International Organizationsp. 105
Introductionp. 105
Legal Personality of Organizationsp. 106
Classification of Organizationsp. 115
United Nationsp. 118
European Unionp. 141
Other International Organizationsp. 149
Organizational Immunityp. 157
Summaryp. 161
Problemsp. 163
Bibliographyp. 166
Endnotesp. 167
Individuals and Corporationsp. 171
Introductionp. 171
Legal Personality of the Individualp. 171
Nationality, Statelessness, and Refugeesp. 176
Corporate Nationalityp. 188
Injury to Aliensp. 191
Summaryp. 200
Problemsp. 201
Bibliographyp. 202
Endnotesp. 203
Extraterritorial Jurisdictionp. 205
Introductionp. 205
Definitional Settingp. 206
Five Jurisdictional Principlesp. 208
Extraditionp. 215
State Jurisdiction and the Internetp. 223
Summaryp. 227
Problemsp. 228
Bibliographyp. 229
Endnotesp. 230
Range of Sovereigntyp. 231
Introductionp. 231
Categories of Territoryp. 231
Dominion Over Landp. 233
Law of the Seap. 242
Airspace Zonesp. 269
Summaryp. 282
Problemsp. 284
Bibliographyp. 286
Endnotesp. 286
Diplomatic Relationsp. 289
Introductionp. 289
Foreword to International Diplomacyp. 290
Diplomatic and Consular Functionsp. 294
Extraterritoriality and Asylump. 302
Immunities and Abuse of Immunityp. 309
Summaryp. 317
Problemsp. 318
Bibliographyp. 321
Endnotesp. 321
Treaty Systemp. 323
Introductionp. 323
Definition and Classificationp. 324
Formation, Performance, Cessationp. 331
United States Treaty Practicep. 348
Economic Coercion Case Studyp. 354
Summaryp. 356
Problemsp. 357
Bibliographyp. 360
Endnotesp. 360
Arbitration and Adjudicationp. 363
Introductionp. 363
Arbitration and Adjudication Blueprintp. 364
Alternative Dispute Resolutionp. 366
Arbitral Classifications and Tribunalsp. 369
International Court of Justicep. 373
International Criminal Courtsp. 390
Regional Court Adjudicationp. 399
International Law in National Courts and the USp. 410
Summaryp. 423
Problemsp. 425
Bibliographyp. 427
Endnotesp. 428
Use of Force by States and Organizationsp. 433
Introductionp. 434
Defining "Force" and Its Rolep. 434
United Nations Charter Principlesp. 439
Peacekeeping Operationsp. 451
Multilateral Agreements on Forcep. 458
Humanitarian Interventionp. 462
Laws of Warp. 468
State Terrorism and Arms Salesp. 477
United States War Powers Resolutionp. 483
Summaryp. 485
Problemsp. 487
Bibliographyp. 489
Endnotesp. 490
Human Rightsp. 493
Introductionp. 493
Human Rights in Contextp. 494
United Nations Promotional Rolep. 498
Regional Human Rights Approachesp. 509
Other Human Rights Actorsp. 518
United States Human Rights Perspectivesp. 519
Summaryp. 527
Problemsp. 529
Bibliographyp. 532
Endnotesp. 533
International Environmentp. 537
Introductionp. 537
The Environment's Dominionp. 538
United Nations Environmental Programp. 539
Arbitral and Judicial Perspectivesp. 546
Summaryp. 553
Problemp. 554
Bibliographyp. 556
Endnotesp. 556
International Economic Relationsp. 559
Introductionp. 560
Economics and International Lawp. 560
World Trade Organization and GATTp. 579
Regional Economic Associationsp. 588
New International Economic Orderp. 595
Corrupt International Transactionsp. 598
Summaryp. 601
Problemsp. 602
Bibliographyp. 604
Endnotesp. 604
Glossaryp. 607
Indexp. 617
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