International Law / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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- Cambridge University Press
The fourth edition of Malcolm Shaw's bestselling textbook in international law represents a major revision of its predecessor. Alongside substantial new chapters dealing with human rights and the United Nations, Professor Shaw has incorporated new material on international environmental law, state succession, recognition, the settlement of disputes by peaceful means and international institutions. Above all the book remains a comprehensive and highly readable introduction to international law.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.89(d)|
About the Author
Malcolm N. Shaw, QC, is a practising barrister at Essex Court Chambers and Senior Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. One of the world's leading international lawyers, he is an Associé of the Institut de Droit International, Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a founding member of Curatorium, Xiamen Academy of International Law, China. He has been awarded the decoration of 'Officier de l'Ordre de la Valeur' by the Republic of Cameroon.
Table of Contents1. The nature and development of international law; 2. International law today; 3. Sources; 4. International law and municipal law; 5. The subjects of international law; 6. The international protection of human rights; 7. The regional protection of human rights; 8. Individual criminal responsibility in international law; 9. Recognition; 10. Territory; 11. The law of the sea; 12. Jurisdiction; 13. Immunities from jurisdiction; 14. State responsibility; 15. International environmental law; 16. The law of treaties; 17. State succession; 18. The settlement of disputes by peaceful means; 19. The International Court of Justice; 20. International law and the use of force by states; 21. International humanitarian law; 22. The United Nations; 23. International institutions.