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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The International Law of the Sea 2nd ed isbn 9781107439672

The International Law of the Sea


ISBN13: 9780521279529
New Edition ISBN: 9781107439672
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107009998



The law of the sea is a complex and fascinating subject. This textbook explores the subject from the perspective of public international law, covering all the key topics from the legal regimes governing the different jurisdictional zones, to international co-operation for protection of the marine environment.

Students interested in international environmental and natural resources law will find chapters on emerging issues such as the conservation and the protection of natural resources and biodiversity in the oceans. It includes student-friendly features such as chapter overviews, conclusions, figures and tables and further reading sections.

Clarity of expression, engaging analysis and comprehensive coverage make this book essential reading for all students of the law of the sea.

Features:-

  • In-depth coverage of all key topics in the law of the sea - Part I looks at the classic role of the law of the sea, while Part II looks at newer uses for the law such as protection and the peaceful resolution of disputes
  • Looks at emerging environmental issues such as conservation and the protection of natural resources and biodiversity in the oceans for students interested in international environmental and natural resources law
  • Highlights the importance of international co-operation in the way the oceans are governed
  • Includes student-friendly features such as chapter introductions, figures and tables and further reading sections

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Part I. The Divided Ocean: International Law Governing Jurisdictional Zones
1. Law of the sea in perspective
2. Baselines and related issues
3. Marine spaces under national jurisdiction: territorial sovereignty
4. Marine spaces under national jurisdiction: the sovereign rights
5. Marine spaces beyond national jurisdiction
6. Maritime delimitation
Part II. Our Common Ocean: Protection of Community Interests at Sea
7. Conservation of marine living resources
8. Protection of the marine environment
9. Conservation of marine biological diversity
10. Marine scientific research
11. Maintenance of international peace and security at sea
12. Land-locked and geographically disadvantaged states
13. Peaceful settlement of international disputes.