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International Law 4th ed

Edited by: Malcolm D. Evans

ISBN13: 9780199654673
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199565665
Published: April 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £38.99



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Evans' International Law provides wide-ranging analysis of all the key issues and themes in public international law and brings together an outstanding collection of interesting and diverse writings from the leading scholars in the field.

The fourth edition succeeds both in explaining the principles of international law and exposing the debates and challenges that underlie it. Now fully revised and updated, it continues to provide an authoritative and stimulating overview of this increasingly important subject; revealing international law in its full diversity.

International Law is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, featuring the personal views and recollections of eminent international law practitioners.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
PART I. THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
1. A short history of international law
2. What is international law for?
3. A view of Delft: Some thoughts about thinking about international law

PART II. THE STRUCTURE OF INTERNATIONAL LEGAL OBLIGATION
4. The sources of international law
5. Soft law in international law-making
6. International law and 'relative normality'
7. The practical working of the law of treaties

PART III. THE SUBJECTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER
8. Statehood self-determination, and recognition
9. International organizations
10. The individual and the international legal system

PART IV. THE SCOPE OF SOVEREIGNTY
11. Jurisdiction
12. International law and restraints on the exercise of jurisdiction by national courts of states
13. Immunities enjoyed by officials of states and international organizations
14. The relationship between international and national law

PART V. RESPONSIBILITY
15. The nature and forms of international responsibility
16. Issues of admissibility and the law on international responsibility
17. Responsibility to protect

PART VI. RESPONDING TO BREACHES OF INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS
18. Countermeasures and sanctions
19. The means of dispute settlement
20. The international court of justice
21. The use of force and the international legal order

PART VII. THE APPLICATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
22. The law of the sea
23. International environmental law
24. International investment law
25. International criminal law
26. International protection of Human Rights
27. The law of war (international humanitarian law)