International Law is a collection of diverse writings from leading scholars in the field that brings together a broad range of perspectives on all the key issues in international law. Featuring chapters written by those actively involved in teaching and practice, this fifth edition explains the principles of international law, and exposes the debates and challenges that underlie it. The book contains seven parts. Part I provides the history and theory of international law. Part II looks at the structure of the international law obligation. Part III covers the subjects of the international legal order. Part IV looks at the scope of sovereignty. Part V looks at responsibility. Part VI considers how to respond to breaches in international obligations. Finally, Part VII looks at the various applications of international law and explains issues relating to the law of the sea, environmental law, investment law, criminal law, human rights law, migration law, and the law of armed conflict.
Keywords:international law, international law obligation, legal order, sovereignty, responsibility, breach, law of sea, environmental law, investment law, criminal law, human rights law, migration law, law of armed conflict
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- Part I The History and Theory of International Law
- Part II The Structure of International Legal Obligation
- Part III The Subjects of the International Legal Order
- Part IV The Scope of Sovereignty
- Part V Responsibility
- Part VI Responding to Breaches of International Obligations
- Part VII The Application of International Law