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Basic documents in international law /
edited by Ian Brownlie.
edition
6th ed.
imprint
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
description
ix, 425 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0199217718, 9780199217717 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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added author
imprint
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
isbn
0199217718
9780199217717 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
International organizations -- The Law of the Sea -- Outer space -- Diplomatic relations -- Permanent sovereignty over natural resources -- Human rights and self-determination -- Law of Treaties -- State responsibility -- Judicial settlement of disputes -- International criminal law.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
6649900
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Summaries
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'Basic Documents in International Law' provides exactly what it says in the title - the essential, basic, and most important documents needed for the study and understanding of international law. Collated by a world-leading expert, this selection of documents will be an excellent resource for both students and practitioners.
Long Description
Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitoners with the most essential instruments giving a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law. This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practising lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of the collection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.
Main Description
Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitioners with the most essential instruments giving a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law. This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practicing lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of the collection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.
Main Description
Basic Documents in International Lawdraws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitioners with the most essential instruments giving a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law. This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practicing lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of the collection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.
Main Description
Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitoners with the most essential instruments giving a thoroughgrounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law. This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practising lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of thecollection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.
Main Description
Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Selected and edited by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book will provide students and practitioners with the most essential instruments needed for a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating area of law. This sixth edition includes all the basic key documents in international law, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The most important current documents have been included as the book retains its focused approach and remains a convenient companion to a course textbook. Useful introductory annotations incorporate valuable advice about further reading, allowing readers to appreciate the context in which the documents were drafted and find further information and commentary after having read the primary source. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
From the preface to the first editionp. v
International Organizations
Charter of the United Nationsp. 2
Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nationsp. 27
Constitution of the International Labour Organizationp. 34
Constitutive Act of the African Unionp. 53
The Law of the Sea
Conventions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, 29 April 1958p. 66
The Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zonep. 66
The High Seasp. 74
Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seasp. 82
The Continental Shelfp. 88
Declaration of Principles Governing the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor, and the Subsoil Thereof, Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdictionp. 92
Convention on the Law of the Sea (Parts I-X)p. 96
Outer Space
Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodiesp. 154
Diplomatic Relations
Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relationsp. 162
Permanent Sovereignty Over Natural Resources
General Assembly Resolution of 1962 on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resourcesp. 176
Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of Statesp. 180
Human Rights and Self-Determination
Universal Declaration of Human Rightsp. 192
International Covenants on Human Rightsp. 196
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rightsp. 197
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rightsp. 205
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rightsp. 221
Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penaltyp. 225
Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoplesp. 228
International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discriminationp. 231
The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights as Amended by Protocol No. 11p. 244
Protocols
As Amended by Protocol 11p. 257
As Amended by Protocol 11p. 258
As Amended by Protocol 11p. 260
As Amended by Protocol 11p. 262
Concerning the Prohibition of Discriminationp. 265
To the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty in all Circumstancesp. 267
Law of Treaties
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treatiesp. 270
State Responsibility
Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Actsp. 300
Judicial Settlement of Disputes
Statute of the International Court of Justicep. 312
International Criminal Law
Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia Since 1991p. 326
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Courtp. 336
Indexp. 407
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