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Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9780199654178
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199556830
Published: September 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780199699698

This is the eighth edition of Sir Ian Brownlie's classic distillation of public international law.

Serving as a single volume introduction to the field as a whole, the book seeks to present international law as a system that is based on, and helps structure, relations among states and other entities at the international level. It aims to identify the constituent elements of that system in a clear and accessible fashion.

This eighth edition, fully updated by James Crawford, Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge, continues to provide the balance, clarity and expertise expected from this classic text.

Completely updated to take account of the many areas of expansion and development in international law which have occurred since earlier editions, all chapters have been reviewed and brought up to date. The eighth edition features a new introduction and the chapters on environmental law, immunities, responsibility, use of force and high seas freedoms have been substantially rewritten.

It remains an important textbook for students, undergraduate and graduate, treating core issues from a lawyer's perspective. It is also a vade mecum for practitioners desiring a solid footing on which to make further enquiries.

Public International Law
Part I - Preliminary Topics
1: Introduction
2: Sources of international law
3: International and municipal law

Part II - Personality and Recognition
4: Subjects of international law
5: Incidence and continuity of statehood
6: Recognition of states and governments
7: International organizations

Part III - Territorial Sovereignty
8: Territorial sovereignty
9: Acquisition and loss of territory
10: Status of territory: further problems

Part IV - Law of the Sea
11: The territorial sea and other maritime zones
12: Maritime delimitation
13: Maritime transit and the regime of the high seas

Part V - The Environment and Natural Resources
14: Common amenities and co-operation in the use of resources
15: Legal aspects of the protection of the environment

Part VI - International Transactions
16: The law of treaties
17: Diplomatic and consular relations
18: Unilateral acts including estoppel
19: Succession to rights and duties

Part VII - State Jurisdiction
20: Sovereignty and equality of states
21: Jurisdictional competence
22: Privileges and immunities

Part VIII - Nationality and Related Concepts
23: The relations of nationality
24: Nationality of corporations and assets

Part IX - International Responsibility
25: Conditions for international responsibility
26: The consequences of international responsibility
27: Multilateral public order: some incidents of peremptory norms

Part X - The Protection of Individuals and Groups
28: The international minimum standard: persons and property
29: The protection of individuals and groups: human rights and self-determination
30: International criminal justice

Part XI - Disputes
31: The claims process
32: Judicial settlement of international disputes
33: The use of threat or force in international relations;