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Understanding international law

Author: Conway W Henderson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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Understanding International Law presents a comprehensive, accessible introduction to the various aspects of international law while addressing its interrelationship with world politics.: Presents a well-organized, balanced coverage of all aspects of international law; Features an accompanying website with direct access to court cases and study and discussion questions; Includes discussion of the efficacy of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Lehrbuch
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henderson, Conway W.
Understanding international law.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009033118
(OCoLC)430736588
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Conway W Henderson
ISBN: 9781444318258 144431825X
OCLC Number: 554873426
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 468 pages)
Contents: The rise of international law --
A world of actors : a question of legal standing --
The sources of international law : creating law without government --
The efficacy of international law --
Jurisdiction : domain over places and persons --
Diplomacy in pursuit of peace --
Arms limitations for a less violent world --
Law to constrain force --
Core international crimes : atrocities that shock the conscience of humankind --
Human rights : freedom and protection for humankind --
The global environment in jeopardy --
Rules for sharing the world's wealth --
The problems and prospects of international law.
Responsibility: Conway W. Henderson.

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