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International Law

8th Edition

  • Author: Malcolm N. Shaw, Essex Court Chambers and LLauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
  • Date Published: September 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316638538


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  • International Law is the definitive and authoritative text on the subject, offering Shaw's unbeatable combination of clarity of expression and academic rigour and ensuring both understanding and critical analysis in an engaging and authoritative style. Encompassing the leading principles, practice and cases, and retaining and developing the detailed references which encourage and assist the reader in further study, this new edition motivates and challenges students and professionals while remaining accessible and engaging. Fully updated to reflect recent case law and treaty developments, this edition contains an expanded treatment of the relationship between international and domestic law, the principles of international humanitarian law, and international criminal law alongside additional material on international economic law.

    • The definitive and authoritative text on the subject, International Law is a student favourite
    • Comprehensive coverage includes all general principles and key substantive fields such as international economic law and international criminal law
    • Shaw expresses complex theories clearly without overwhelming the reader
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    Product details

    • Edition: 8th Edition
    • Date Published: September 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316638538
    • length: 1118 pages
    • dimensions: 245 x 190 x 40 mm
    • weight: 1.85kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. The nature and development of international law
    2. International law today
    3. Sources
    4. International law and municipal law
    5. The subjects of international law
    6. The international protection of human rights
    7. The regional protection of human rights
    8. Individual criminal responsibility in international law
    9. Recognition
    10. Territory
    11. The law of the sea
    12. Jurisdiction
    13. Immunities from jurisdiction
    14. State responsibility
    15. International environmental law
    16. The law of treaties
    17. State succession
    18. The settlement of disputes by peaceful means
    19. The International Court of Justice
    20. International law and the use of force by states
    21. International humanitarian law
    22. The United Nations
    23. International institutions.

  • Author

    Malcolm N. Shaw, Essex Court Chambers and LLauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
    Malcolm N. Shaw, QC, is a practising barrister at Essex Court Chambers and Senior Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. One of the world's leading international lawyers, he is an Associé of the Institut de Droit International, Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a founding member of Curatorium, Xiamen Academy of International Law, China. He has been awarded the decoration of 'Officier de l'Ordre de la Valeur' by the Republic of Cameroon.

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