Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law (8th Revised edition)

Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law (8th Revised edition)

By: Peter Malanczuk (author)Paperback

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Peter Malanczuk has again revised and updated this best-selling student textbook. This new edition continues to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all the key topics in international law, from diplomatic immunity to the United Nations. New to the eighth edition: * full updating and revision of all the chapters to include the very latest developments * a new, dedicated on-line resource centre for students and lecturers alike. Features include: sample material; relevant links; material not available in the printed version; discussion questions; and author feedback * a companion volume - Key Documents in International Law - will be available for use in conjunction with the eighth edition. Extensively cross referenced with the eighth edition, it will provide access to many of the primary treaties, conventions, protocols, agreements, and acts.

About Author

Peter Malanczuk is Director of the Institute of Globalisation, International Economic Law, and Dispute Settlement (GLODIS) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is listed in The European Legal 500 and Marquis Who's Who in the World 2001.


1. Introduction 2. History and Theory 3. Sources of International Law 4. International Law and Municipal Law 5. States and Government 6. International Organisations, Individuals, Companies and Groups 7. Jurisdiction 8. Immunity from Jurisdiction 9. Treaties 10. Acquisition of Territory 11. Legal Consequences of Changes of Sovereignty over Territory 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 20. Means of Waging Wars and Criminal Responsibility 21. The Charter and the Organs of the United Nations 22. The United Nations and Peace and Security

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415243568
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780415243568
  • weight: 453
  • ISBN10: 0415243564
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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