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International law

Author: Rebecca M M Wallace; Fraser Janeczko; Karen Wylie
Publisher: London : Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2013. ©2013
Series: Nutshells.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Nutshells present the essentials of law in clear and straightforward language, explaining the basic principles. Features such as diagrams and checklists make them easy to use, while the inclusion of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca M M Wallace; Fraser Janeczko; Karen Wylie
ISBN: 9780414025721 0414025725
OCLC Number: 854908909
Notes: "Your essential revision & starter guide."--Cover.
Previous edition: 2010.
Description: xxxix, 182 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Definition of International Law --
2. The History and Development of International Law --
3. Sources of International Law --
Introduction --
Custom --
Material Element --
Psychological Element --
Dissent: The Persistent Objector Theory --
Treaties --
Relationship of Customary International Law and Treaty Law --
Article 38 Sources other than Treaty and Custom --
Judicial Decisions --
Judicial Writings --
Other Possible Sources of International Law --
4. Relationship between Domestic and International Law --
Introduction --
Monism, Dualism and the Fitzmaurice Compromise --
Domestic Law from an International Perspective --
International Law from a Domestic Perspective --
US Practice --
Treaty Making within a Federal State --
5. Territory --
Introduction --
Means of Acquiring Title to Territory --
Polar Regions --
Airspace --
Outer Space --
6. International Personality: Part 1 (States) --
Introduction --
Requirements of Statehood --
Recognition of States / Governments --
De Jure / De Facto Recognition --
Effects of Recognition --
Effects of Non-Recognition --
How Recognition may be accorded --
State Succession --
7. International Personality: Part 2 (International Organisations, etc.) --
Introduction --
International Organisations --
Individuals --
Other Non-State Actors --
8. Law of the Sea --
Introduction --
Archipelagic States --
Contiguous Zone --
Innocent Passage --
Exclusive Economic Zone --
Continental Shelf --
Deep Seabed --
High Seas --
Hot Pursuit --
9. State Responsibility --
Introduction --
Basic Rules --
Diplomatic Protection --
Claims on Behalf of Individuals: The Nationality of Claims Rule --
Claims on Behalf of Companies / Shareholders --
Exhaustion of Local Remedies --
Treatment of Nationals / Standard of Treatment --
Expropriation of the Property of Aliens --
State Responsibility towards the Environment --
10. State Jurisdiction --
Introduction --
The Territorial Principle --
The Nationality Principle --
The Protective (or Security) Principle --
The Universality Principle --
The Passive Personality Principle --
The International Criminal Court --
Immunity from Jurisdiction --
11. Human Rights --
Introduction --
Recognition Afforded to Individuals --
UDHR --
Compliance Mechanisms --
Conventional Mechanisms --
Principal Standard Setting Instruments and Institutions at a Regional Level --
12. Judicial Settlement of International Disputes --
Introduction --
Modes of Settlement --
Negotiation --
Enquiry --
Mediation --
Conciliation --
Arbitration --
Judicial Settlement --
13. Use of Force --
Introduction --
Reprisals (Counter Measures) --
Retorsions --
Right of a State to use Force in Self-defence --
Use of Force to Protect Nationals Abroad --
Use of Force by States through the UN --
Humanitarian Intervention --
Force Authorised by a UN Organ --
Non-intervention --
Collective Regional Arrangements --
UN Peacekeeping --
14. Handy Hints and Useful Websites --
Latin Terms --
Glossary of abbreviations.
Series Title: Nutshells.
Other Titles: Nutshells international law
Responsibility: by Professor Rebecca Wallace, Professor of International Human Rights and Justice, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen ; Fraser Janeczko, Solicitor, HBJ Gateley ; and Karen Wylie, Research Assistant, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

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