Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law

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Oxford University Press, Jul 3, 2019 - Law - 872 pages
Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 50 years. Serving as a single-volume introduction to the field as a whole, the book is one of the classic treatises on international law, now fully updated to order to take account of recent developments. It includes extensive references in order to provide a solid foundation for further research.Authored by James Crawford, the ninth edition further secures the work as the essential international law text for students and practitioners.NEW TO THIS EDITIONDecisions of the International Court (e.g. Whaling in the Antarctic; the Marshall Islands cases; Peru v Chile; Somalia v Kenya; Costa Rica v Nicaragua; Bolivia v Chile)Recent decisions on the law of the sea and the status of islands (Arctic Sunrise; Croatia/Slovenia; South China Sea; Bangladesh/India; Ghana/Ivory Coast; Timor Leste/Australia (Conciliation))Decisions of senior national courts in the US (e.g. Bank Markazi v Peterson; Daimler AG v Bauman; Jesner v Arab Bank; Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum), the UK (e.g. Al-Saadoon v SSD; Belhaj v Straw; Freedom and Justice Party; Rahmatullah; Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union; Benkharbouche v Sudan), the Netherlands (Mothers of Srebrenica; Urgenda Foundation), the Russian Federation (Anchukov & Gladkov v Russia) and elsewhereRecent ILC work (including Conclusions on Identification of Customary International Law, and Subsequent Practice in relation to the Interpretation of Treaties)Plus discussion of developments in the fields of climate change, diplomatic asylum (the Assange stand-off), international criminal law and the ICC, immunities of senior state officials, investment arbitration, corporate social responsibility, and the use of force by and against non-state actors.This title is available as an eBook. Please contact your Sales and Learning Resource Consultant for more information.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
xv
NEW IN THIS EDITION
xvii
TABLE OF TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS
xviii
TABLE OF LEGISLATION
xxxii
TABLE OF CASES
xxxvi
ABBREVIATIONS
lxvii
GLOSSARY
lxxxii
PART I PRELIMINARY TOPICS
1
PART IV LAW OF THE SEA
239
PART V THE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
315
PART VI INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS
351
PART VII STATE JURISDICTION
429
PART VIII NATIONALITY AND RELATED CONCEPTS
493
PART IX THE LAW OF RESPONSIBILITY
521
PART X THE PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS
589
PART XI DISPUTES
665

PART II PERSONALITY AND RECOGNITION
103
PART III TERRITORIAL SOVEREIGNTY
189

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James Crawford, Judge of the International Court of Justice and former Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge

James Crawford, SC, FBA, is a Judge of the International Court of Justice and formerly Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. In 2010 he was awarded the Nessim Habif World Prize by the University of Geneva and in 2012 the Hudson Medal by the American Society of International Law.

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