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Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law 8th ed

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ISBN13: 9780415243551
To be Published: December 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
Paperback edition not yet published, ISBN13 9780415243568



First published in 1970, A Modern Introduction to International Law rapidly established itself as the most widely used and successful textbook in its field. It covers a variety of topics from diplomatic immunity to the UN and from recognition of government to war crimes. This new edition has been completely revised and updated by Peter Malanczuk to take account of many recent developments and includes new chapters on human rights, the environment and the economy.

A companion volume - Key Documents in International Law - will be available for use in conjunction with the eighth edition. Extensively cross referenced with the eighth edition, it will provide access to many of the primary treaties, conventions, protocols, agreements, and acts.

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Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
1. Introduction ;2. History and Theory ;3. Sources of International Law ;4. International Law and Municipal Law ;5. States and Government ;6. International Organisations, Individuals, Companies and Groups ;7. Jurisdiction ;8. Immunity from Jurisdiction ;9. Treaties ;10. Acquisition of Territory ;11. Legal Consequences of Changes of Sovereignty over Territory ;12. The Law of the Sea ;13. Air Space and Outer Space ;14. Human Rights ;15. Economy ;16. Environment ;17. State Responsibility ;18. Peaceful Settlement of Disputes between States ;19. International Wars, Civil Wars and the Right to Self-Determination ;20. Means of Waging Wars and Criminal Responsibility ;21. The Charter and the Organs of the United Nations; 22. The United Nations and Peace and Security