Fundamental Perspectives on International Law / Edition 6

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$50.62
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 12/01/2014
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$185.25
(Save 39%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $92.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 69%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (15) from $92.00   
  • New (9) from $157.13   
  • Used (6) from $92.00   

Overview

See international law in action with FUNDAMENTAL PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL LAW. Comprehensive yet easy-to-understand, this political science text enhances your understanding of key topics in international law through a mix of cases, articles, documents, text, charts, tables, and questions. Edited cases from many countries followed by notes and questions illustrate major concepts. The author's continually updated website contains recent cases, maps, career opportunities, links to documents, and a research guide making it easy for you stay on top of recent updates in the field.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"One of the few texts to address Islam and international law…To my mind there is no undergraduate textbook on the present market that does as comprehensive and inclusive study of economics in such a confined space from a legal perspective than this undergraduate textbook." Robert Bledsoe, University of Central Florida

"International Law is thorough, challenging, and accessible, all key ingredients for a successful semester…This text prepares students for further studies in international law in a way that other textbooks fail to achieve." Tina Mueller, University of Nebraska

"Slomanson …meet(s) the demand for more detail and depth." Wesley Millner, University of Evansville

Booknews
This textbook on international law outlines fundamental concepts like extraterritorial jurisdiction and sovereignty, then details the existing system of treaties, diplomacy, arbitration, and adjudication. The book describes the roles of states, organizations, individuals and corporations, and brings particular attention to current controversies surrounding violence, human rights, the environment, and economic globalization. Slomanson teaches at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495797197
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 792
  • Sales rank: 472,030
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

William Slomanson is a Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. His military experience in Viet Nam sparked his interest in law and relations among nations. After earning his Juris Doctorate, he obtained a second law degree in International Law from Columbia University School of Law in New York. His eighth book, FUNDAMENTAL PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL LAW, has been adopted for classroom use by one hundred and thirty-six universities in three countries. He has written many law review articles and legal opinion editorials. Professor Slomanson is the Chair (1995) and Newsletter Editor (1992) of the "UN21" Section of the American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Table of Cases. Table of Treaties/Resolutions, and Miscellaneous Instruments. Preface. 1. What is International Law? 2. States. 3. Organizations. 4. Individuals and Corporations. 5. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction. 6. Range of Sovereignty. 7. Treaties. 8. Arbitration and Adjudication. 9. Use of Force. 10. Human Rights. 11. Environment. 12. Economic Relations. Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2013

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)