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Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law 8th ed isbn 9780199654178

Principles of Public International Law 7th ed

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ISBN13: 9780199556830
New Edition ISBN: 9780199654178
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199261946
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780199217700



Principles of Public International Law has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 40 years. Written by a world-renowned expert, this book was the first to bring human rights into the mainstream of international law.

This seventh edition, fully updated since 2003, continues to provide the balance, clarity and expertise expected by Brownlie readers. The depth of knowledge displayed by the author, along with the detailed referencing and logical structure, make this title an indispensible resource for students, scholars and practitioners working in or studying international law.

New to this edition:-

  • Fully updated to include reference to all the major cases
  • Closely examines the following key areas:-
    • Extraordinary rendition
    • Definition of genocide
    • Activities of the International Criminal Court
    • Projects of the International Law Commission
    • Relationship of state immunity and human rights
    Continues to have strong coverage on key topics including the environment, human rights and the use of force

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Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
PART I - PRELIMINARY TOPICS;
1. Sources of the law
2. The relation of municipal and international law
PART II - PERSONALITY AND RECOGNITION;
3. Subjects of the law
4. Incidence and continuity of statehood
5. Recognition of states and governments
PART III - TERRITORIAL SOVEREIGNTY;
6. Territorial sovereignty
7. The creation and transfer of territorial sovereignty
8. Status of territory
PART IV - LAW OF THE SEA;
9. Territorial sea, contiguous zones, and exclusive economic zones
10. The continental shelf: Delimination of shelf areas and exclusive economic zones
11. The regime of the high seas
PART V - COMMON AMENITIES AND CO-OPERATION IN THE USE OF RESOURCES;
12. Common amenities and co-operation in the use of resources
13. Legal aspects of the protection of the environment
PART VI - STATE JURISDICTION;
14. Sovereignty and equality of states
15. Jurisdictional competence
16. Privileges and immunities of foreign states
17. Diplomatic and consular relations
18. Reservations from territorial sovereignty
PART VII - RULES OF ATTRIBUTION (APART FROM TERRITORIAL SOVEREIGNTY AND STATE JURISDICTIONS);
19. The relations of nationality
20. Some rules of attribution: Corporations and specific assets
PART VIII - THE LAW OF RESPONSIBILITY;
21. The responsibility of states
22. The admissibility of state claims
23. A system of multilateral public order: Some incidents of illegality and the concept of jus cogens
PART IX - THE PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS;
24. Injury to persons and property of aliens of state territory
25. The protection of individuals and groups: Human rights and self-determination
26. International criminal justice
PART X - INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS;
27. The law of treaties
28. Other transactions including agency and representation
PART XI - TRANSMISSIONS OF RIGHTS AND DUTIES;
29. State succession
30. Other causes of transmission of rights and duties
PART XII - INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND TRIBUNALS;
31. International organizations
32. The judicial settlement of international disputes
PART XIII - THE USE OR THREAT OF FORCE BY STATES;
33. The use or threat of force by states