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Conceptual and Contextual Perspectives on the Modern Law of Treaties

Edited by: Michael J. Bowman, Dino Kritsiotis

ISBN13: 9781107100527
Published: October 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00



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In recent years there has been a flourishing body of work on the Law of Treaties, crucial for all fields within international law. However, scholarship on modern treaty law falls into two distinct strands which have not previously been effectively synthesized.

One concerns the investigation of concepts which are fundamental to or inherent in the law of treaties generally-such as consent, object and purpose, breach of obligation and provisional application-while the other focuses upon the application of treaties and of treaty law in particular substantive (e.g. human rights, international humanitarian law, investment protection, environmental regulation) or institutional contexts (including the Security Council, the World Health Organization, the International Labour Organization and the World Trade Organization).

This volume represents the culmination of a series of collaborative explorations by leading experts into the operation, development and effectiveness of the modern law of treaties, as viewed through these contrasting perspectives.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
1. Introduction - The Interplay of Concept, Context and Content in the Modern Law of Treaties Michael Bowman and Dino Kritsiotis
2. A 'Modern' Law of Treaties? Frank Berman
3. Treaties within the History of International Law Randall Lesaffer
Part I: Conceptual Perspectives:
4. Typologies and the 'Essential Juridical Character' of Treaties Catherine Brolmann
5. The Ends of Consent Matthew Craven
6. Treaties As 'Living Instruments' Daniel Moeckli and Nigel D. White
7. Treaties and Their Preambles Jan Klabbers
8. The Principle of Privity Michael Waibel
9. The Object and Purpose of A Treaty's Object and Purpose Dino Kritsiotis
10. The Regime for Provisional Application of Treaties and the Internal Logic of the VCLT Anneliese Quast Mertsch
11. Characteristics of the Vienna Convention Rules on Treaty Interpretation Richard Gardiner
12. Subsequent Practice and Treaty Modification Irina Buga
13. Treaty Obligations, Universalized Norms and Differentiated Responsibilities Michael Bowman
14. Regulating Treaty Breaches Christian Tams
Part II. Contextual Perspectives:
15. Territory and Its Relationship to Treaties Barbara Miltner
16. Human Rights Christine Chinkin
17. Law of War/Law of Armed Conflict/International Humanitarian Law Francoise Hampson
18. Disarmament Lisa Tabassi and Femi Elias
19. International Criminal Law Elizabeth Wilmshurst
20. International Investment Law Julian Davis Mortensen
21. International Environmental Law Duncan French and Karen Scott
22. International Law of the Sea David M. Ong
23. The Law of Treaties, the Law of State Responsibility and Non-Performance of Treaty Obligations - A View from the Case Law Malgosia Fitzmaurice
24. Security Council Resolution 687 (1991) Michael Wood
25. World Trade Organization Joost Pauwelyn and Isabelle Van Damme
26. The International Labour Organization Anne Trebilcock
27. The World Health Organization Egle Granziera and Steven A. Solomon
28. The International Maritime Organization Dorota Lost-Sieminska
29. The European Union Panos Koutrakos
30. The Council of Europe Jeremy McBride
Part III. Final Reflections:
31. Taking Stock - Roads for the Modern Law of Treaties from Here Michael Bowman and Dino Kritsiotis
32. Final Reflections on Concept, Context and Content in the Modern Law of Treaties Michael Bowman