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Textbook on International Law : 7th Edition - Dr. Martin Dixon

Textbook on International Law

7th Edition


Published: 18th April 2013
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The seventh edition of Textbook on International Law offers students new to the subject, a concise and focused introduction to the essential topics of an international law course from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights. Dixon guides students through the legal principles and areas of controversy, bringing the subject to life with the use of topical examples to illustrate key concepts. The book incorporates helpful features including a glossary, chapter summaries and further reading.
The seventh edition includes further discussion of topical areas such as international human rights law and international criminal law. It features a new chapter focusing explicitly on international criminal law.
Online Resource Centre
The book is complemented by a website providing updates on case law and legislative developments, as well as annotated links to relevant websites.

1. The nature of international law and the international system2. The sources of international law3. The law of treaties4. International law and national law5. Personality, statehood and recognition6. Jurisdiction and sovereignty7. Immunities from national jurisdiction8. Law of the sea9. State responsibility10. The peaceful settlement of disputes11. The use of force12. Human rights13. International criminal law

ISBN: 9780199574452
ISBN-10: 0199574456
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 18th April 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.661
Edition Number: 7
Edition Type: Revised