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Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law 8th ed


ISBN13: 9780415243568
Previous Edition ISBN: 041511120X
To be Published: January 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99
Hardback edition not yet published, ISBN13 9780415243551



Peter Malanczuk has again revised and updated this best-selling student textbook. This new edition continues to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all the key topics in international law, from diplomatic immunity to the United Nations.

    New to the eighth edition:
  • full updating and revision of all the chapters to include the very latest developments
  • a new, dedicated on-line resource centre for students and lecturers alike. Features include: sample material; relevant links; material not available in the printed version; discussion questions; and author feedback
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.

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