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International Law (3rd edn)  

Anders HenriksenFormer Professor, Faculty of Law, University of CopenhagenClose
Published in Print: 20 May 2021 Published Online:September 2021
ISBN: 9780198869399
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

International Law provides comprehensive and concise coverage of the central issues in public international law. The text takes a critical perspective on various aspects of international law, introducing the controversies and areas of debate without assuming prior knowledge of the topics discussed. Supporting learning features, including central issues boxes, chapter summaries, recommended reading and discussion questions, highlight the essential points. Topics covered include the history of international law, legal sources, the law of treaties, legal personality, jurisdiction and state immunity. The text also looks at the international law of the sea, human rights law, international environmental law, international economic law, the peaceful settlement of disputes, the use of force, the laws of armed conflict and international criminal law.