Int'l Law: In Principle 1st Ed.
Publication Date 1 Jun 2009
OverviewA new addition to the popular In Principle series of texts, International Law: In Principle is a concise yet wide-ranging analysis of the fragmented and dynamic field of public international law. It provides a clear analysis of the core principles and sources of international law, together with its nature and history. In addition, the book contains authoritative contributions by experts on: . State jurisdiction and immunities; . The use of force and collective security; . World Trade Organization law; . International environmental law; . The law of the sea; . International criminal law; and . Human rights law. Each chapter of this accessible and contemporary learning tool also includes short problem questions and answers, as well as tutorial topics. This book is essential for those readers wishing to test their understanding of international law and its relevance in today's world. Contents 1 The Nature and History of International Law 2 Sources and Methodology of International Law 3 The Relationship between International and National Law 4 States in International Law 5 Non-State Actors of International Law 6 State Jurisdiction and Immunities 7 State Responsibility 8 Law of Treaties 9 Dispute Resolution by International Tribunals 10 Use of Force and United Nations Collective Security System 11 World Trade Organization 12 Law of the Sea 13 International Environmental Law 14 International Human Rights 15 International Criminal Law Authors Associate Professor Andrew D Mitchell, University of Melbourne Dr Jennifer Beard, University of Melbourne With thanks to Professor Richard Garnett (Chapter 6); Dr Tarcisio Gazzini, VU University AmsterdamÂ (Chapter 10); Professor Stuart Kaye, University ofÂ MelbourneÂ (Chapter 12); Assistant Professor FrÃƒÂ©dÃƒÂ©ric MÃƒÂ©gret, McGill UniversityÂ (Chapter 15);Â Associate ProfessorÂ Jacqueline Peel, University of MelbourneÂ (Chapter 13);Â Associate ProfessorÂ Tania Voon, University ofÂ MelbourneÂ (ChapterÂ 11).