Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law by James CrawfordBrownlie's Principles of Public International Law by James Crawford

Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law

byJames Crawford

Paperback | October 9, 2012

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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 otherentities 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 ininternational 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 substantiallyrewritten.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.
James Crawford is Whewell Professor of International Law and a Fellow of Jesus College in the University of Cambridge and concurrently Research Professor of Law at LaTrobe University. He previously held chairs at Adelaide and Sydney. He is a Senior Counsel (NSW) and also a member of the English bar, practising from Matrix Chambers. He ...
Title:Brownlie's Principles of Public International LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:840 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I - Preliminary Topics1. Introduction2. Sources of international law3. International law and national lawPart II - Personality and Recognition4. Subjects of international law5. Incidence and continuity of statehood6. Recognition of states and governments7. International organizationsPart III - Territorial Sovereignty8. Territorial sovereignty9. Acquisition and loss of territory10. Status of territory: further problemsPart IV - Law of the Sea11. The territorial sea and other maritime zones12. Maritime delimitation13. High seas and maritime transitPart V - The Environment and Natural Resources14. Common amenities and co-operation in the use of resources15. International environmental lawPart VI - International Transactions16. Treaties17. Diplomatic and consular relations18. Unilateral acts including estoppel19. Succession to rights and dutiesPart VII - State Jurisdiction20. Sovereignty and equality of states21. Jurisdictional competence22. ImmunitiesPart VIII - Nationality and Related Concepts23. Nationality24. Nationality of corporations and assetsPart IX - International Responsibility25. Conditions for international responsibility26. The consequences of international responsibility27. Multilateral public order: some incidents of peremptory normsPart X - The Protection of Individuals and Groups28. The international minimum standard: persons and property29. Human rights30. International crimesPart XI - Disputes31. The claims process32. Disputes33. Use of force

Editorial Reviews

"The book gives an excellent introduction to the field of international law, written by one of the leading scholars. I strongly recommend it for background reading to our students because of its precise language style and because it covers the key issues of international law in a comprehensivebut still readable manner. Furthermore it gives our German students the possibility to access international law from a more international perspective" --Clemens Richter, Institute of International Law, Germany