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International Law
Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives

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  • Date Published: November 2011
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  • isbn: 9781139153249

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  • With a strong focus on Australian practice and interpretation of international law, this comprehensive cases and materials textbook will provide students with a contemporary understanding of an area of law that has seen major changes in recent years. Written by a team of pre-eminent experts, International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives is unique in reflecting the Australian context, perspectives and values on international law. Each chapter covers a substantive area of the law with specialist topics on human rights, law of the sea, and international environmental law. Students will be able to readily identify the key principles, rules and distinctive learning points and will benefit from the clear exposition of state practice in the field, how it has contributed to the development of the law, and how Australian governments have viewed and interpreted international law.

    • Each chapter highlights the main cases and treaties, accompanied by specific commentary and analysis enabling students to gain an immediate appreciation of key elements
    • Breaks down individual components of key treaties into distinctive learning points
    • Includes table of cases, table of statutes and table of international instruments providing valuable reference material
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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139153249
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Table of cases
    Table of statutes
    Table of international instruments
    List of abbreviations
    1. The nature of international law
    2. Sources of international law
    3. Law of treaties
    4. International and municipal law
    5. International legal personality
    6. Sovereignty over territory
    7. Jurisdiction
    8. State responsibility
    9. Human rights
    10. Law of the sea
    11. International environmental law
    12. Enforcement of international law
    13. The peaceful settlement of international disputes

  • Authors

    Donald R. Rothwell, Australian National University, Canberra
    Donald Rothwell is Professor of International Law at Australian National University.

    Stuart Kaye, University of Western Australia, Perth
    Stuart Kaye is Winthrop Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia.

    Afshin Akhtarkhavari, Griffith University, Queensland
    Afshin Akhtarkhavari is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Griffith University.

    Ruth Davis, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Ruth Davis is a Lecturer in Law at University of Wollongong.

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