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International Law

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ISBN-10: 052114406X

ISBN-13: 9780521144063

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jan Klabbers

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Written by one of the world's leading international lawyers, this is a landmark publication in the teaching of international law. International law can be defined as 'the rules governing the legal relationship between nations and states', but in reality it is much more complex, with political, diplomatic and socio-economic factors shaping the law and its application. This refreshingly clear, concise textbook encourages students to view international law as a dynamic system of organizing the world. Bringing international law back to its first principles, the book is organised around four questions: where does it come from? To whom does it apply? How does it resolve conflict? What does it…    
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 3/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 375
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Table of cases
The Structure of International Law:
The setting of international law
The making of international law
The law of treaties
The subjects of international law
Jurisdiction, powers, and immunities
The individual in international law
The law of responsibility
International courts and tribunals
Sanctions, countermeasures, and collective security
The Substance of International Law:
Use of force
The law of armed conflict
International criminal law
The seas, the air, and space
Protecting the environment
The global economy
The Surroundings of International Law:
Domestic courts and the relationship with international law
The politics and ethics of international law and global governance
By way of conclusion