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The polar regions and the development of international law

Author: Donald Rothwell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

This book deals with international law in Antarctica and the Arctic. It reviews how each region is managed by the individual legal regimes, and how the special international laws developed  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Rothwell
ISBN: 0521561825 9780521561822
OCLC Number: 231693886
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 459 - 489. - Zugl.: Sydney, Univ., Diss.
Description: XXXI, 498 Seiten : Karten.
Contents: List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Table of international and domestic arbitrations, cases and judgments; Table of conventions, treaties and other international instruments; List of abbreviations; Part I. Introduction to the Polar Regions: 1. Introduction; 2. The environment and resources of the polar regions; Part II. The Legal Regimes of the Polar Regions: 3. The Antarctic Treaty; 4. The Antarctic Treaty System; 5. International law in the Arctic; 6. Initiatives for Arctic regional cooperation; Part III. The Impact of the Polar Regions: 7. The polar regions and the law of the sea; 8. The polar regions and resource management; 9. The polar regions and international environmental law; 10. Regime theory, the polar regions and international law; Part IV. Conclusion: 11. The polar regions and their relationship with international law; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Donald R. Rothwell.


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'The major contribution of this book is its comprehensive survey of polar law ... The book is particularly successful when it expands the discussion to include historical and political factors ... Read more...

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