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Law Among Nations: An Introduction to Public International Law / Edition 10

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Overview

Updated in its 10th edition, Law Among Nations explains issues of international law by tracing the field’s development and stressing key principles and processes. Offering a more accessible alternative to casebooks and historical commentaries,this comprehensive text eliminates the need for multiple books by combining discussions of theory and state practice with excerpts from landmark cases.

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“Larry Taulbee has refreshed Gerhard Von Glahn’s Law Among Nations for modern international law courses. It is an insightful and instructive text that consistently serves me in helping students understand the fundamental concepts of international law.”—Robert Gorman, Texas State University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205855773
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/22/2012
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 294,253
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerhard von Glahn (late) was Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

James Larry Taulbee is Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory University.

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Table of Contents

PART I. THE LAW OF NATIONS

Chapter 1. The Nature of International Law

Chapter 2. Development of Law Among Nations

Chapter 3. Sources of the Law

Chapter 4. International Agreements

Chapter 5. International Legal Process

Chapter 6. The Relationship between International and Municipal Law

PART II. SUBJECTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Chapter 7. Subjects of International Law: Recognition

Chapter 8. Rights and Duties of International Legal Persons

PART III. THE ALLOCATION OF COMPETENCE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

Chapter 9. Nationality

Chapter 10. Principles of Jurisdiction

Chapter 11. State Responsibility: Responsibility for Injuries to Aliens

Chapter 12. The Law of the Sea

Chapter 13. Jurisdiction over Air Space and Outer space

Chapter 14. Agents of International Intercourse Immunities

PART IV. INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Chapter 15. The Individual and International Law: Human Rights

Chapter 16. International Criminal Law

PART V. PROCESS AND ISSUES

Chapter 17. Adjudication

Chapter 18. International Law and Protection on the Environment

Chapter 19. International Economic Law

PART VI. LAW AND THE USE OF FORCE

Chapter 20. The Use of Force

Chapter 21. International Humanitarian Law: War Crimes

Chapter 22. War Crime Tribunals

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