The Polar Regions and the Development of International Law

The Polar Regions and the Development of International Law

by Donald R. Rothwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521561825

ISBN-13: 9780521561822

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book deals with international law in Antarctica and the Arctic. It reviews how each region is managed by the individual legal regimes, and how the special international laws developed specifically to deal with polar problems (for instance, protection of the environment) have contributed to the development of international law.  See more details below

Overview

This book deals with international law in Antarctica and the Arctic. It reviews how each region is managed by the individual legal regimes, and how the special international laws developed specifically to deal with polar problems (for instance, protection of the environment) have contributed to the development of international law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521561822
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series, #3
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Table of international and domestic arbitrations, cases and judgments; Table of conventions, treaties and other international instruments; List of abbreviations; Part I. Introduction to the Polar Regions: 1. Introduction; 2. The environment and resources of the polar regions; Part II. The Legal Regimes of the Polar Regions: 3. The Antarctic Treaty; 4. The Antarctic Treaty System; 5. International law in the Arctic; 6. Initiatives for Arctic regional cooperation; Part III. The Impact of the Polar Regions: 7. The polar regions and the law of the sea; 8. The polar regions and resource management; 9. The polar regions and international environmental law; 10. Regime theory, the polar regions and international law; Part IV. Conclusion: 11. The polar regions and their relationship with international law; Bibliography; Index.

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