International Law: A Dictionary (Dictionaries of International Law no. 2)

International Law: A Dictionary (Dictionaries of International Law no. 2)

By: Boleslaw Adam Boczek (author)Hardback

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This dictionary acquaints legal and other professionals, students, and interested general readers with the basic tenets of public international law, combining the features of both a brief encyclopedic dictionary and a textbook in a language understandable to the lay person. Includes a list of acronyms and abbreviations; a glossary of Latin phrases; a chronology that offers a historical perspective by listing major developments relating to international law throughout the centuries; a table of cases with references to entries; and 373 entries with numerous cross-references and abundant references to primary sources, mostly treaties and court cases.

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Boleslaw A. Boczek has spent more than five decades studying and teaching international law. He was also for some time a consultant for the United Nations and for several years did legal research at Harvard Law School as research associate. He was also a visiting professor and Fulbright senior lecturer at a number of foreign universities and more recently a member of the adjunct faculty of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Dr. Boczek is author of Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals and coauthor of International Law Dictionary.


Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Introduction Part 3 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 4 Glossary Part 5 Chronology Part 6 Table of Cases Part 7 List of Entries Chapter 8 I General Problems: Nature and Enforcement of International Law, Sources, Relationship between International and National Law Chapter 9 II International Legal Personality, States: Recognition, Jurisdiction, Responsibility, Succession Chapter 10 III Individuals, Human Rights Chapter 11 IV The Geophysical Context I: Land, Air, Outer SPace, International Environmental Law Chapter 12 V The Geophysical Context II: The Law of the Sea Chapter 13 VI The Law of Treaties Chapter 14 VII Peaceful Settlement of Disputes Chapter 15 VIII The Use of Force Chapter 16 IX International Human Law Part 17 Annex: Bibliography Part 18 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/02/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780810850781
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780810850781
  • weight: 1239
  • ISBN10: 0810850788

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