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Bowett's Law of International Institutions - Philippe Sands

Bowett's Law of International Institutions

Paperback Published: 30th June 2009
ISBN: 9780421964907
Number Of Pages: 658

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Bowett's Law of International Institutions is the leading introduction to this complex, important and growing area of international law, with increasing significance for developments at the national level. Covering all the major global, regional and judicial institutions and all international organisations that regulate aspects of development and providing an introductory overview of the law of international organisations, including international courts and tribunals as a whole. The book offers a basic framework, insights into some of the more essential issues, and indications of where to find more detail. Bowett's is essential reading for students of international law and international relations and will also be of considerable interest to lawyers practising in the area.

General Introduction
Part I: Overview of existing International Institutions; The United Nations; UN Specialised Agencies; Other autonomous organisations; Regional Institutions: Introduction; European Organisations; The Americas and Caribbean; Asia; The Middle East; Africa.
Part II: The function of International Organisations; "Legislative" or normative function; "Executive" and administrative functions; Judicial and quasi-judicial function.
Part III: Common Institutional Problems; Law governing the activities of International Organisations; Legal personality; Membership and representation of members; Financial aspects.

ISBN: 9780421964907
ISBN-10: 0421964901
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 658
Published: 30th June 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised

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