Principles of Public International Law (Principles of Law)

Principles of Public International Law (Principles of Law)

by Timothy Hillier

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Principles of Public International Law (Principles of Law) by Timothy Hillier

This text covers the main traditional topics of public international law such as the nature and sources of international law, the law of treaties, jurisdiction, personality and the peaceful settlement of disputes. More specific topics are also considered and these include human rights, the use of force, the laws of war and the growing body of international environmental law. The book aims, wherever possible, to identify the current areas of controversy, giving details of the main arguments and providing the author's own comment. The law and its application are illustrated by reference to current international events, such as the upheavals in the area of the former Yugoslavia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859414613
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Series: Principles of Law
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The relationship between municipal law and international law
the sources of international law
the law of treaties
the subjects of international law and their recognition
territorial rightss
jurisdiction
immunities from national jurisdiction
state responsibility
the law of the sea
air and space law
peaceful settlement of disputes
the use of force
the regulation of armed conflict
human rights
economic relations
environmental protection.

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