A Modern Introduction to International Law (7th Revised edition)

A Modern Introduction to International Law (7th Revised edition)

By: Michael Akehurst (author), Peter Malanczuk (author)Paperback

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First published in 1970, A Modern Introduction to International Law rapidly established itself as the most widely used and successful textbook in its field. It covers a variety of topics from diplomatic immunity to the UN and from recognition of government to war crimes. This new edition has been completely revised and updated by Peter Malanczuk to take account of many recent developments and includes new chapters on human rights, the environment and the economy.

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1 Introduction 2 History and Theory 3 Sources of international law 4 International law and municipal law 5 States and governments 6 International organisations, companies, individuals and groups 7 Jurisdiction 8 Immunity from jurisdiction 9 Treaties 10 Acquisition of territory 11 Legal consequences of changes of sovereignty over territory (state succession) 12 The law of the sea 13 Air space and outer space 14 Human rights 15 Economy 16 Environment 17 State responsibility 18 Peaceful settlement of disputes between states 19 International wars, civil wars and the right to self-determination: ius ad bellum 20 Means of waging war and criminal responsibility: ius in bello 21 The charter and the organs of the United nations 22 The United Nations and peace and security Conclusion; Table of Cases; Table of treaties, resolutions and other documents; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/06/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780415111201
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9780415111201
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 041511120X
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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