The Polar Regions and the Development of International Law

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 13, 1996 - Law - 498 pages
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This book deals with international law in Antarctica and the Arctic. It reviews how each region is managed by the individual legal regimes, and how the special international laws developed specifically to deal with polar problems (for instance, protection of the environment) have contributed to the development of international law.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
The environment and resources of the polar regions
21
Part n The legal regimes of the polar regions
51
The Antarctic Treaty System
110
The relationship between the instruments of
149
International law in the Arctic
155
Initiatives for Arctic regional cooperation
221
The polar regions and the law of the sea
261
The polar regions and resource management
303
The polar regions and international
349
Regime theory the polar regions
405
The polar regions and their relationship
429
Bibliography
459
Index
491
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