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Brownlie's principles of public international law /
by James Crawford, SC, FBA.
Ninth Edition.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019]
lxxxv, 785 pages ; 25 cm
0198737440, 9780198737445
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Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019]
contents note
Part I. Preliminary topics -- The sources of international law -- The relations of international and national law -- Part II. Personality and recognition -- Subjects of international law -- Creation and incidence of statehood -- Recognition of states and governments -- International organizations -- Part III. Territorial sovereignty -- Forms of governmental authority over territory -- Acquisition and transfer of territorial sovereignty -- Status of territory : further problems -- Part IV. Law of the sea -- The territorial sea and other maritime zones -- Maritime delimitation and associated questions -- Maritime transit and the regime of the high seas -- Part V. The environment and natural resources -- Common spaces and cooperation in the use of natural resources -- Legal aspects of the protection of the environment -- Part VI. International transactions -- The law of treaties -- Diplomatic and consular relations -- Unilateral acts, acquiescence, and estoppel -- Succession to rights and duties -- Part VII. State jurisdiction -- Sovereignty and equality of states -- Jurisdictional competence -- Privileges and immunities of foreign states -- Part VIII. Nationality and related concepts -- The relations of nationality -- Nationality of corporations and assets -- Part IX. The law of responsibility -- The conditions for international responsibility -- Consequences of an internationally wrongful act -- Multilateral public order and issues of responsibility -- Part X. The protection of individuals and groups -- The international minimum standard : diplomatic protection and protection of investments -- International human rights -- international criminal justice -- Part XI. Disputes -- The claims process -- Third party settlement of international disputes -- Use or threat of force by states.
general note
Previous edition: 2012.
"Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 50 years. Serving as a single-volume introduction to the field as a whole, the book is one of the classic treatises on international law, now fully updated to order to take account of recent developments. It includes extensive references in order to provide a solid foundation for further research. Authored by James Crawford, the ninth edition further secures the work as the essential international law text for students and practitioners."--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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