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International Law: A Dictionary

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ISBN13: 9780810850781
ISBN: 0810850788
Published: March 2005
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £110.00

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This dictionary acquaints legal and other professionals, students, and interested general readers with the basic tenets of public international law, combining the features of both a brief encyclopedic dictionary and a textbook in a language understandable to the lay person. Includes a list of acronyms and abbreviations; a glossary of Latin phrases; a chronology that offers a historical perspective by listing major developments relating to international law throughout the centuries; a table of cases with references to entries; and 373 entries with numerous cross-references and abundant references to primary sources, mostly treaties and court cases.

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Public International Law
Part 1 Editor's Foreword
Part 2 Introduction
Part 3 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Part 4 Glossary
Part 5 Chronology
Part 6 Table of Cases
Part 7 List of Entries
Chapter 8 I General Problems: Nature and Enforcement of International Law, Sources, Relationship between International and National Law
Chapter 9 II International Legal Personality, States: Recognition, Jurisdiction, Responsibility, Succession
Chapter 10 III Individuals, Human Rights
Chapter 11 IV The Geophysical Context I: Land, Air, Outer SPace, International Environmental Law
Chapter 12 V The Geophysical Context II: The Law of the Sea
Chapter 13 VI The Law of Treaties
Chapter 14 VII Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
Chapter 15 VIII The Use of Force
Chapter 16 IX International Human Law
Part 17 Annex: Bibliography
Part 18 About the Author