Handbook of International Law by Anthony AustHandbook of International Law by Anthony Aust

Handbook of International Law

byAnthony Aust

Paperback | April 30, 2010

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To the new student of international law, the subject can appear extremely complex: a system of laws created by states, international courts and tribunals operating at the national and global level. A clear guide to the subject is essential to ensure understanding. This handbook provides exactly that: written by an expert who both teaches and practises in the field, it focuses on what the law is; how it is created; and how it is applied to solve day-to-day problems. It offers a uniquely practical approach to the subject, giving it relevance and immediacy. The new edition retains a concise, user-friendly format allowing central principles such as jurisdiction and the law of treaties to be understood. In addition, it explores more specialised topics such as human rights, terrorism and the environment. This handbook is the ideal introduction for students new to international law.
Title:Handbook of International LawFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:592 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 1.02 inShipping dimensions:9.72 × 6.85 × 1.02 inPublished:April 30, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521133491

ISBN - 13:9780521133494

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Table of Contents

1. International law; 2. States and recognition; 3. Territory; 4. Jurisdiction; 5. The law of treaties; 6. Diplomatic privileges and immunities; 7. State immunity; 8. Nationality, aliens and refugees; 9. International organisations; 10. The United Nations, including the use of force; 11. Human rights; 12. The law of armed conflict (international humanitarian law); 13. International criminal law; 14. Terrorism; 15. The law of the sea; 16. International environmental law; 17. International civil aviation; 18. Special regimes; 19. International economic law; 20. Succession of states; 21. State responsibility; 22. Settlement of disputes; 23. The European Union.

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"This affordable updated edition is an easy-to-read introduction to the complex field of international law."

- P.J. Kontowicz, Choice