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Polar Regions and the Development of International Law

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ISBN-10: 0521561825

ISBN-13: 9780521561822

Edition: 1996

Authors: Donald R. Rothwell, John Bell, James Crawford

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This book reviews how laws in the Polar regions are managed by individual legal regimes, and how the special inetrnational laws developed specifically to deal with polar problems have contributed to the development of international law.
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Book details

List price: $168.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 532
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

John Bell is Assistant Professor of Innovative Communication Design at the University of Maine.

Nico Schrijver holds the Chair of International Law and is Academic Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University. He is author of The Evolution of Sustainable Development in International Law: Inception, Meaning, and Status and Sovereignty over Natural Resources: Balancing Rights and Duties.

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of international and domestic arbitrations, cases and judgments
Table of conventions, treaties and other international instruments
List of abbreviations;
Introduction to the Polar Regions:
Introduction
The environment and resources of the polar regions;
The Legal Regimes of the Polar Regions:
The Antarctic Treaty
The Antarctic Treaty System
International law in the Arctic
Initiatives for Arctic regional cooperation;
The Impact of the Polar Regions:
The polar regions and the law of the sea
The polar regions and resource management
The polar regions and international environmental law
Regime theory, the polar regions and international law;
Conclusion:
The polar regions and their relationship with international law
Bibliography
Index