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Author Klabbers, Jan
Title International law / Jan Klabbers
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
book jacket
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 Modern History Library  341 K63    AVAILABLE    30550100546835
 人文社會聯圖  KZ3410 .K57 2013    AVAILABLE    30660020130485
Descript xxv, 350 pages ; 26 cm
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Note "Written by one of the world's leading international lawyers, this is a landmark publication in the teaching of international law. International law can be defined as 'the rules governing the legal relationship between nations and states', but reality is much more complex, with political, diplomatic and socio-economic factors shaping the law and its application. This refreshingly clear, concise textbook encourages students to view international law as a dynamic system of organizing the world. Bringing international law back to its first principles, the book is organized around four questions: where does it come from? to whom does it apply? how does it resolve conflict? what does it say? Building on these questions with both academic rigour and clarity of expression, Professor Klabbers breathes life and energy into the subject. Footnotes point students to the wider academic debate while chapter introductions and final remarks reinforce learning"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-337) and index
The setting of international law -- The making of international law -- The law of treaties -- The subjects of international law -- Jurisdiction, powers, and immunities -- The individual in international law -- The law of responsibility -- International courts and tribunals -- Sanctions, countermeasures, and collective security -- Use of force -- The law of armed conflict -- International criminal law -- The seas, the air, and space -- Protecting the environment -- The global economy -- Domestic courts and the relationship with international law -- The politics and ethics of international law and global governance -- By way of conclusion
Lib. has: 3rd printing 2013. HS(LW)
Subject International law
International law -- Political aspects
International law -- Social aspects
International law -- Economic aspects
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