ISBN-10:
1454849517
ISBN-13:
9781454849513
Pub. Date:
05/20/2015
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
International Law: Norms Actors Process: Problem Approach 4e / Edition 4

International Law: Norms Actors Process: Problem Approach 4e / Edition 4

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International Law: Norms Actors Process: Problem Approach 4e / Edition 4

Author's Website: http://www.temple.edu/lawschool/drwiltext/

Illuminate the process of international lawmaking with this timely and practical revision. INTERNATIONAL LAW: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach, Second Edition, uses compelling problems and an interdisciplinary approach to lead students from fundamental to advanced topics.

This efficient and effective casebook offers:



• a distinguished team of authors, all known for their widely published writing
• a real-life problem approach that illustrates the law in action — for example, genocide in Rwanda, state formation in the former Yugoslavia, and the problem of ozone depletion in protecting the atmosphere — and grounds material for students to give the subject a contemporary connection
• comprehensive, current, and well-balanced coverage of the field
• engaging and challenging visuals, including maps, charts, and photographs
• interdisciplinary materials incorporating perspectives from economics, political science, and critical and feminist legal studies
• a brief historical section to give students a deeper understanding of global history
• manageable length
• an extensive Teacher's Manual containing a sample syllabus
• clear and accessible notes and writing styles
• useful author website (http://teaching.law.cornell.edu/faculty/drwcasebook/) with key documents, updates, and related links

The Second Edition presents a wide range of new material:



• developments, cases, and updatednotes and questions relating to the war on terrorism, the Iraq war, global warming/climate change, the law of occupation, international law in U.S. courts, and the International Criminal Court
• new cases: Sosa (the Alien Tort Claims Act), the ICJ and U.S. death penalty and consular notification cases, the ICJ and the Israeli High Court on the separation barrier, and U.S. courts on detainees held at Guantanamo and elsewhere
• new sections of the text deal with recent important topics and update existing coverage

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454849513
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date: 05/20/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 960
Sales rank: 457,574
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 5.40(d)

Table of Contents

    PART I: Introduction to International Law and Law Making

  1. Tracing the Evolution of International Law Through Two Problems
  2. Making Law in a Decentralized System

    PART II: Participants in the International Legal Process

  3. The Traditional Actors: States and International Organizations
  4. The Challenge of Non-State Actors

    PART III: International Law and Domestic Law

  5. International Law in the Domestic Arena
  6. The Reach of Domestic Law in the International Arena: Jurisdiction and Its Limits

    PART IV: The Protection of Human Dignity

  7. The Claims of Individuals on States: International Human Rights
  8. Mitigating the Harms of War: International Humanitarian Law
  9. Individual Accountability for Violations of Human Dignity: International Criminal Law and Beyond

    PART V: Interdependence and Integration: The Challenge of Collective Action Problems

  10. Responding to the First Global Commons Issue: The Law of the Sea
  11. Protecting the International Environment
  12. Managing the World Economy

    PART VI: Challenges to International Law

  13. The Use of Force
  14. Conceptual Challenges to International Law: Legitimacy, Relevance, and Justice

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