International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 3, 2010 - Law
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With a strong focus on Australian practice and interpretation of international law, this comprehensive cases and materials textbook will provide students with a contemporary understanding of an area of law that has seen major changes in recent years. Written by a team of pre-eminent experts, International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives is unique in reflecting the Australian context, perspectives and values on international law. Each chapter covers a substantive area of the law with specialist topics on human rights, law of the sea, and international environmental law. Students will be able to readily identify the key principles, rules and distinctive learning points and will benefit from the clear exposition of state practice in the field, how it has contributed to the development of the law, and how Australian governments have viewed and interpreted international law.
 

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Contents

1 The nature of international law
1
2 Sources of international law
42
3 Law of treaties
102
4 International and municipal law
159
5 International legal personality
216
6 Sovereignty over territory
265
7 Jurisdiction
294
8 State responsibility
378
9 Human rights
444
10 Law of the sea
501
11 International environmental law
556
12 Enforcement of international law
604
13 The peaceful settlement of international disputes
659
Index
712
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Donald Rothwell is Professor of International Law at Australian National University.

Stuart Kaye is Winthrop Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia.

Afshin Akhtarkhavari is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Griffith University.

Ruth Davis is a Lecturer in Law at University of Wollongong.

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