Textbook on International Law
The sixth edition of Textbook on International Law offers students new to the subject a concise and focused introduction to the essential topics of an international law course from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights. Dixon guides students through the legal principles and areas of controversy, bringing the subject to life with the use of topical examples to illustrate key concepts. The book incorporates helpful features including a glossary, chapter summaries and further reading. The sixth edition includes further discussion of topical issues such as Guantanamo, the International Criminal Court and the use of force. Online Resource Centre The book is complemented by a website providing updates on case law and legislative developments, as well as direct links to sites where judicial decisions concerning international law can be found, and direct links to sites where international documents and treaties can be found.
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1 The nature of international law and the international system
2 The sources of international law
3 The law of treaties
4 International law and national law
5 Personality statehood and recognition
6 Jurisdiction and sovereignty
7 Immunities from national jurisdiction
8 The law of the sea
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1982 Convention accepted action Advisory Opinion agreement alleged apply Arbitration Assembly authorised binding Bosnia and Herzegovina breach Charter circumstances claim clear coastal concerned continental shelf crimes customary international law customary law decision Declaration diplomatic dispute Draft Art Draft Articles East Timor effect enforcement example exercise existence expropriation fact force foreign Genocide human rights ICJ Rep immunity individuals International Court International Criminal Court international obligations international organisations interpretation issue judicial jurisdiction jus cogens Kuwait Airways legal obligations legal system Libya Maritime Delimitation matter means multilateral treaty national courts national law Nicaragua Nicaragua v USA opinio juris parties PCIJ peace political practice principle protection purpose question recognised regarded regime relations reservation Resolution respect RIAA rules of international Security Council self-defence self-determination Serbia settlement sovereign sovereignty state’s statehood Statute territorial sea theory tion tribunal UK court UK law United Nations unlawful Vienna Convention violation