The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea by Donald R. RothwellThe Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea by Donald R. Rothwell

The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea

EditorDonald R. Rothwell, Alex G. Oude Elferink, Karen N. Scott

Paperback | April 22, 2017

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Human activities have taken place in the world's oceans for most of human history. With the oceans being used for trade, being exploited for fisheries and mineral resources extraction, and becoming the focal point for security crises, the legal regime regulating the rights and responsibilitiesof nations in their use of the world's oceans has long been a crucial part of international law. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea comprehensively defined the parameters of the law of the sea in 1982, and since the Convention was concluded it has seen considerable development. This Oxford Handbook provides a comprehensive and original analysis of its current debates and controversies, both theoretical and practical. Written by thirty nine expert contributors, the Handbook sets out how the law of the sea has developed, and the challenges it is currently facing. It is aninvaluable and thought-provoking resource for scholar, students, and practitioners of the law of the sea.
Donald R. Rothwell is Professor of International Law at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University, Australia where he has taught since 2006, and was previously Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney (2004-2006). His research areas include the law of the sea, the law of the polar regions, interna...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1072 pagesPublished:April 22, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Tullio Treves: Historical Development of the Law of the Sea2. Robin Churchill: The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea3. Irina Buga: Between Stability and Change in the Law of the Sea Convention: Subsequent Practice, Treaty Modification, and Regime Interaction4. Coatler G Lathrop: Baselines5. John E Noyes: The Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone6. Donald R Rothwell: International Straits7. Tara Davenport: The Archipelagic Regime8. Gemma Andreone: The Exclusive Economic Zone9. Ted L McDorman: The Continental Shelf10. Douglas Guilfoyle: The High Seas11. Michael W Lodge: The Deep Seabed12. Malcolm D Evans: Maritime Boundary Delimitation13. Erik J Molenaar: Port and Coastal States14. Richard A Barnes: Flag States15. Helmut Tuerk: Landlocked and Geographically Disadvantaged States16. Hans Corell: The United Nations: A Practitioner's Perspective17. James Harrison: Law of the Sea Convention Institutions18. Bernard H Oxman: Courts and Tribunals: The ICJ, ITLOS, and Arbitral Tribunals19. Aldo Chircop: The International Maritime Organization20. Rosemary Rayfuse: Regional Fisheries Management Organisations21. Karen N Scott: Integrated Oceans Management: A New Frontier in Marine Environmental Protection22. Nele Matz-Luck and Johannes Fuchs: Marine Living Resources23. Elizabeth A Kirk: Science and the International Regulation of Marine Pollution24. Yoshifumi Tanaka: Navigational Rights and Freedoms25. Tim Stephens and Donald R Rothwell: Marine Scientific Research26. Natalie Klein: Maritime Security27. Irini Papanicolopulu: The Mediterranean Sea28. Keyuan Zou: The South China Sea29. Ronan Long: North-East Atlantic and the North Sea30. David Freestone and Clive Schofield: The Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico31. Alex G Oude Elferink: The Indian Ocean and the Law of the Sea: A Work in Progress32. Karen N Scott and David L Vanderzwaag: Polar Oceans and Law of the Sea33. Robin M Warner: Conserving Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Co-Evolution and Interaction with the Law of the Sea34. Tim Stephens: Warming Waters and Souring Seas: Climate Change and Ocean Acidification35. Edward J Goodwin: Threatened Species and Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems36. Joanna Mossop: Marine Bioprospecting37. Anna Petrig: Piracy38. James Kraska: Military Operations39. Donald R Rothwell, Alex G Oude Elferink, Karen N Scott, and Tim Stephens: Charting the Future for the Law of the Sea