Principles of International Law (previously Butterworths Tutorial Series)
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|Published :||December, 2010|
Comprehensively updated and expanded, Principles of International Law explains and illustrates the cardinal concepts of international law from an Australian perspective. It provides a sound guide to the subject area's structure, systemic requirements and major substantive topics and reflects recent teaching trends in Australian universities.
Each chapter contains a clear statement of objectives, a table of key instruments and authorities, a concise and lucid statement of the law, extracts from relevant treaties and other international instruments, and helpful case summaries and extracts. Problem questions and suggested arguments for use in answering them are included, and further discussion questions provided.
In this edition, important recent developments in public international law are identified and explained and significant decisions discussed. New chapters include international criminal and humanitarian law, and the relationship between Australian law and international law.
In our increasingly global society, a clear understanding of the principles of international law is invaluable. This new edition is an accessible and indispensable book for legal practitioners and students of law or international relations seeking to improve their knowledge of this important subject.
Features and Benefits
Clear and accessible discussion of key principles provides a thorough understanding of core concepts
Current and reliable, this edition includes recent curial and arbitral decisions, treaties, developments in customary law, and the work of international agencies
Extensive pedagogy enhances learning outcomes
Source materials in the Appendix provide easy access to relevant international documents
Content aligns with coursework at Australian universities
1. Nature and Sources of International Law
2. Law of Treaties
3. International Law in Australian Law (NEW)
4. Statehood and Personality
5. State Responsibility and Treatment of Foreign Nationals
6. State Jurisdiction and Immunity
7. State Territory
8. International Dispute Settlement
9. International Use of Force
10. International Criminal and Humanitarian Law (NEW)
11. International Human Rights
12. Law of the Sea
Appendices: Select Basic Documents in International Law (NEW)