Evans' International Law is widely celebrated as an outstanding collection of interesting and diverse writings from the leading scholars in the field. The fully updated fifth edition succeeds in explaining the principles of international law and exposing the debates and challenges that underlie it. Now fully revised and updated, it continues to provide an authoritative and stimulating overview of this increasingly important subject; revealing international
law in its full diversity.
International Law is also accompanied by online resources, featuring the personal views and recollections of eminent international law practitioners.
Malcolm Evans, Professor of Public International Law, University of Bristol
Part I. The History and Theory of International Law 1: Stephen C Neff: A short history of international law 2: Martti Koskenniemi: What is international law for? 3: Iain Scobbie: A view of Delft: thinking about international lawPart II. The Structure of International Legal Obligation 4: Anthea Roberts and Sandesh Sivakumaran: The sources of international law 5: Alan Boyle: Soft law in international law-making 6: Malgosia Fitzmaurice: The practical working of the law of treatiesPart III. The Subjects of the International Legal Order 7: Matthew Craven and Rose Parfitt: Statehood self-determination, and recognition 8: Dapo Akande: International organizations 9: Robert McCorquodale: The individual and the international legal systemPart IV. The Scope of Sovereignty 10: Christopher Staker: Jurisdiction 11: Philippa Webb: International law and restraints on the exercise of jurisdiction by national courts of states 12: Chanaka Wickremasinghe: Immunities enjoyed by officials of states and international organizations 13: Eileen Denza: The relationship between international and national lawPart V. Responsibility 14: James Crawford and Simon Olleson: The nature and forms of international responsibility 15: Phoebe Okowa: Issues of admissibility and the law on international responsibility 16: Spencer Zifcak: Responsibility to protectPart VI. Responding to Breaches of International Obligations 17: Nigel White and Ademola Abass: Countermeasures and sanctions 18: John Merrills: The means of dispute settlement 19: Hugh Thirlway: The international court of justice 20: Christine Gray: The use of force and the international legal orderPart VII. The Application of International Law 21: Malcolm Evans: The law of the sea 22: Catherine Redgwell: International environmental law 23: Surya Subedi: International investment law 24: Robert Cryer: International criminal law 25: Nigel Rodley: International human rights law 26: Geoff Gilbert and Anna Magdalena Rusch: International refugee and migration law 27: David Turns: The law of armed conflict (international humanitarian law)