International Law

Paperback | November 30, 2015

byChristopher Gevers, Oliver Ruppel, Laurence Juma

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International Law offers a rigorous yet accessible introduction to public international law for students. Presenting a clearly structured conceptual framework, the text is designed to support understanding by providing a concise, coherent perspective of international law principles and systemsat domestic, regional and international levels. In addition to the standard, core material addressed in international law curriculae, the text examines judgments from South African courts and African jurisdictions, and provides a challenging analysis of key, emerging developments which areparticularly relevant to the African context. These topics include: International criminal law, protection of individuals against mass atrocities, the use of force against non-state actors, international trade and investment law, international climate change law, legal protection of the environment. Additional teaching and learning resources assist students to master the subject matter, and support the development of advanced academic skills. International Law is suited as core course material for students who are studying public international law as a module of the LLB degree, or atpostgraduate level. It is also a useful resource for legal practitioners who may wish to engage with foundational and current principles of the field.

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International Law offers a rigorous yet accessible introduction to public international law for students. Presenting a clearly structured conceptual framework, the text is designed to support understanding by providing a concise, coherent perspective of international law principles and systemsat domestic, regional and international lev...

Hennie Strydom is a South African lawyer and professor at the University of Johannesburg.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.33 inPublished:November 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199050155

ISBN - 13:9780199050154

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Part 1 - INTERSTATE RELATIONS: ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL LAW MAKING1. DEFINING EPOCHS2. STATEHOOD AND RECOGNITION3. INTERNATIONAL LAW MAKING AS AN ATTRIBUTE OF STATE SOVEREIGNTYPart 2 - FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLES AND ENFORCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LAW4. THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER5. MAINTAINING INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY: THE ENFORCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LAWPart 3 - JURISDICTION AND CONTROL OVER TERRITORY AND PERSONS6. JURISDICTION OF STATES7. TREATMENT OF ALIENS8. EXTRADITION AND DEPORTATION9. REFUGEES10. DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIESPart 4 - THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF HUMAN SECURITY11. INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS12. INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW13. INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW14. INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT15. PROTECTION OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS: SELECTED CONTEMPORARY ASPECTS16. LEGAL PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT