International Law

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 14, 2017 - Law - 1118 pages
International Law is the definitive and authoritative text on the subject, offering Shaw's unbeatable combination of clarity of expression and academic rigour and ensuring both understanding and critical analysis in an engaging and authoritative style. Encompassing the leading principles, practice and cases, and retaining and developing the detailed references which encourage and assist the reader in further study, this new edition motivates and challenges students and professionals while remaining accessible and engaging. Fully updated to reflect recent case law and treaty developments, this edition contains an expanded treatment of the relationship between international and domestic law, the principles of international humanitarian law, and international criminal law alongside additional material on international economic law.
 

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Contents

Preface to the Eighth Edition
xxi
10
xxii
19
xxiii
Table of Treaties and Selected Other International Instruments
xlvi
List of Abbreviations
lxxxvi
Suggestions for Further Reading
31
3
51
Regional and Local Custom
68
Civil Jurisdiction
488
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
515
Suggestions for Further Reading
522
Suggestions for Further Reading
588
International Environmental Law
640
International Cooperation Relevant Principles
653
Suggestions for Further Reading
683
Reservations to Treaties
693

International Law and Municipal Law
96
The Subjects of International Law
155
Sui Generis Territorial Entities
176
126
198
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210
184
225
Expert Bodies Established under Particular Treaties
236
Suggestions for Further Reading
287
Recognition
329
9
361
Conclusions
386
Suggestions for Further Reading
409
International Straits
427
The Continental Shelf
434
Conclusion
451
The International Seabed
469
Suggestions for Further Reading
482
Entry into Force of Treaties
701
Invalidity Termination and Suspension of the Operation of Treaties
711
State Succession
725
The Settlement of Disputes by Peaceful Means
764
International Institutions and Dispute Settlement
775
Suggestions for Further Reading
802
The Jurisdiction of the Court
808
Categories of Force
859
Intervention
874
International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law
903
The United Nations
924
The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
933
Conclusion
945
Suggestions for Further Reading
981
Some Legal Aspects of International Organisations
989
Suggestions for Further Reading
1018
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Malcolm N. Shaw, QC, is a practising barrister at Essex Court Chambers and Senior Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. One of the world's leading international lawyers, he is an Associť of the Institut de Droit International, Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a founding member of Curatorium, Xiamen Academy of International Law, China. He has been awarded the decoration of 'Officier de l'Ordre de la Valeur' by the Republic of Cameroon.

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