Bowett's Law of International Institutions

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Sweet & Maxwell, 2001 - Law - 610 pages
This edition of the classic text in the field of international law has been rewritten to reflect the significant developments that have taken place since the 1980s in the law and practice of international institutions such as the European Union, the World Trade Organization and NAFTA. It includes analysis of the common problems faced by international institutions and their potential solutions.

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Philippe Sands was born in 1960 in London. He is a graduate of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, receiving his B.A. in 1982 and his LLM, first class honours in 1983. He finished his postgraduate studies at Cambridge and was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. He has held positions at numerous distinguished universities around the world. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985. He has written numerous academic and general nonfiction books, newspaper articles, book reviews, and more. His books include Lawless World, and Torture Team. In 2016, he won the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction, for East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.

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