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Akehurst's modern introduction to international law

By: Orakhelashvili AlexanderMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London Routledge 2022 Edition: 9th edDescription: xlix, 643 pagesISBN: 9780367753467Subject(s): International law | International relationsDDC classification: 341
Contents:
Introduction -- History -- Sources of international law -- International law and municipal law -- Creation and recognition of states -- Legal personality of non-state entities -- Territory -- The law of the sea -- Air space and outer space -- State jurisdiction -- Immunities from jurisdiction -- Law of treaties -- State responsibility -- State succession -- Protected persons and entities : nationality and individual rights -- Protected persons and entities : human rights, group rights and self-determination -- Protection of the environment -- International economic relations -- International criminal justice -- Use of force -- Laws applicable to war and armed conflict -- United Nations and peace and security -- Settlement of disputes.
Summary: "First published in 1970, Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law rapidly established itself as a widely used and successful textbook in its field. Being the shortest of all the major textbooks in this area, it continues to offer a concise and accessible overview of the concepts, themes, and issues central to the growing system of international law, while retaining Akehurst's original positivist approach that accounts for the essence and character of this system of law. This new 9th edition has been further revised and updated by Alexander Orakhelashvili to take account of a plethora of recent developments and updates in the field, accounting for over 40 decisions of international and national courts, as well as a number of treaties and major incidents that have occurred since the 8th edition of this textbook published. Based on transparent methodology and with a distinctive cross-jurisdictional approach which opens up the discipline to students from all backgrounds, this engaging, well-structured, and reputable textbook will provide students with all the tools, methods, and concepts they need to fully understand this complex and diverse subject. It is an essential text for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of international law, government and politics, and international relations. This book is one of the only textbooks in international law to offer a fully updated, bespoke companion website: www.routledge.com/cw/orakhelashvili"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- History -- Sources of international law -- International law and municipal law -- Creation and recognition of states -- Legal personality of non-state entities -- Territory -- The law of the sea -- Air space and outer space -- State jurisdiction -- Immunities from jurisdiction -- Law of treaties -- State responsibility -- State succession -- Protected persons and entities : nationality and individual rights -- Protected persons and entities : human rights, group rights and self-determination -- Protection of the environment -- International economic relations -- International criminal justice -- Use of force -- Laws applicable to war and armed conflict -- United Nations and peace and security -- Settlement of disputes.

"First published in 1970, Akehurst's Modern Introduction to International Law rapidly established itself as a widely used and successful textbook in its field. Being the shortest of all the major textbooks in this area, it continues to offer a concise and accessible overview of the concepts, themes, and issues central to the growing system of international law, while retaining Akehurst's original positivist approach that accounts for the essence and character of this system of law. This new 9th edition has been further revised and updated by Alexander Orakhelashvili to take account of a plethora of recent developments and updates in the field, accounting for over 40 decisions of international and national courts, as well as a number of treaties and major incidents that have occurred since the 8th edition of this textbook published. Based on transparent methodology and with a distinctive cross-jurisdictional approach which opens up the discipline to students from all backgrounds, this engaging, well-structured, and reputable textbook will provide students with all the tools, methods, and concepts they need to fully understand this complex and diverse subject. It is an essential text for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of international law, government and politics, and international relations. This book is one of the only textbooks in international law to offer a fully updated, bespoke companion website: www.routledge.com/cw/orakhelashvili"--

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