International Law for Humankind: Towards a New <i>Jus Gentium</i>. Second Revised Edition

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This volume is an updated and revised version of the General Course on Public International Law delivered by the Author at The Hague Academy of International Law in 2005.
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Overview

This volume is an updated and revised version of the General Course on Public International Law delivered by the Author at The Hague Academy of International Law in 2005.
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviews of the first edition:

"...truly an inspiring book which may be considered a new classic within international law.It contains an encyclopedic wealth of references to literature, case law, and conventions. It is highly recommended for scholars, practitioners, and students whom the author classifies as "the new generations of international lawyers" dedicated to universalization and humanization".
Norduc Journal of International Law.

"...a significant attempt at reinstatiing the whole international corpus iuris as an obligatory, normative framework of today's world community within its dynamics and potentialities of the future, having all the features of a treatise."
Journal of Internatonal Humanitarian Legal Studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004251052
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2013
  • Series: The Hague Academy of International Law Monographs , #8
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 730
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition; Glossary of Abbreviations; Introduction: Preliminary Considerations;
Part I Prolegomena
Chapter I The Evolution towards a New Jus Gentium: The International Law for Humankind
Chapter II Time and Law Revisited: International Law and the Temporal Dimension
Part II Foundations of International Law
Chapter III Foundations of International Law: The Role and Importance of Its Basic Principles
Chapter IV The Primacy of International Law over Force
Part III Formation of International Law
Chapter V Contemporary International Law-making: A Reassessment of the Theory of Formal “Sources” of International Law
Chapter VI The Material Source of International Law: Manifestations of the Universal Juridical Conscience
Part IV Subjects of International Law
Chapter VII States as Subjects of International Law and the Expansion of International Legal Personality
Chapter VIII International Organizations as Subjects of International Law
Chapter IX The Legal Personality of the Individual as Subject of International Law
Chapter X The Legal Capacity of the Individual as Subject of International Law
Chapter XI Humankind as a Subject of International Law
Part V Construction of the International Law for Humankind
Chapter XII Conceptual Constructions: Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes
Chapter XIII Conceptual Constructions: Common Heritage of Mankind and Common Concern of Mankind
Chapter XIV Conceptual Constructions: The Right to Peace and the Right to Development
Chapter XV Conceptual Constructions: Responsibility for International Crimes and Universal Jurisdiction
Part VI Humanization of International Law
Chapter XVI Basic Considerations of Humanity in the Corpus Juris of International Law
Chapter XVII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Disarmament
Chapter XVIII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to the Law of Treaties
Chapter XIX Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to State Responsibility
Chapter XX Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to State Succession
Chapter XXI Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Territory
Chapter XXII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Diplomatic and Consular Law
Chapter XXIII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to the Convergences of Regimes of Protection of the Human Person
Part VII Settlement of Disputes
Chapter XXIV Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes: Current State and Perspectives
Chapter XXV International Rule of Law: The Need and Quest for International Compulsory Jurisdiction
Part VIII Perspectives
Chapter XXVI The Legacy of the Recent Cycle of World Conferences of the United Nations
Chapter XXVII Codification and Progressive Development of a Universal International Law
Chapter XXVIII Conclusions: International Law for Humankind – Towards a New Jus Gentium
Select Bibliography; Table of Cases; Index.
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