'Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law' has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 50 years. Serving as a single-volume introduction to the field as a whole, the text is one of the classic treatises on international law, now fully updated to order to take account of recent developments. It includes extensive references in order to provide a solid foundation for further research. Brownlee's 'Principles of Public International Law' has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 50 years. 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. Authored by James Crawford, the ninth edition further secures the work as the essential international law text for students and practitioners.
Previous edition: 2012.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. Preliminary topics The sources of international law The relations of international and national law Part II. Personality and recognition Subjects of international law Creation and incidence of statehood Recognition of states and governments International organizations Part III. Territorial sovereignty Forms of governmental authority over territory Acquisition and transfer of territorial sovereignty Status of territory : further problems Part IV. Law of the sea The territorial sea and other maritime zones Maritime delimitation and associated questions Maritime transit and the regime of the high seas Part V. The environment and natural resources Common spaces and cooperation in the use of natural resources Legal aspects of the protection of the environment Part VI. International transactions The law of treaties Diplomatic and consular relations Unilateral acts, acquiescence, and estoppel Succession to rights and duties Part VII. State jurisdiction Sovereignty and equality of states Jurisdictional competence Privileges and immunities of foreign states Part VIII. Nationality and related concepts The relations of nationality Nationality of corporations and assets Part IX. The law of responsibility The conditions for international responsibility Consequences of an internationally wrongful act Multilateral public order and issues of responsibility Part X. The protection of individuals and groups The international minimum standard : diplomatic protection and protection of investments International human rights international criminal justice Part XI. Disputes The claims process Third party settlement of international disputes Use or threat of force by states.
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Print version: Crawford, James, 1948- Brownlie's principles of public international law. Ninth edition, James Crawford