Brownlie, Ian.

Principles of public international law / by Ian Brownlie. - 7th ed. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. - li, 784 p. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sources of the law -- The relation of municipal and international law -- Subjects of the law -- Incidence and continuity of statehood -- Recognition of states and governments -- Territorial sovereignty -- The creation and transfer of territorial sovereignty -- Status of territory : further problems -- Territorial sea, contiguous zones, and exclusive economic zones -- The continental shelf : delimitation of shelf areas and exclusive economic zones -- The regime of the high seas -- Common amenities and co-operation in the use of resources -- Legal aspects of the protection of the environment -- Sovereignty and equality of states -- Jurisdictional competence -- Privileges and immunities of foreign states -- Diplomatic and consular relations -- Reservations from territorial sovereignty -- The relations of nationality -- Some rules of attribution : corporations and specific assets -- The responsibility of states -- The admissibility of state claims. A system of multilateral public order : some incidents of illegality and the concept of Jus Cogens -- Injury to the persons and property of aliens on state territory -- The protection of individuals and groups : human rights and self-determination -- International criminal justice -- The law of treaties -- Other transactions including agency and representation -- State succession -- Other cases of transmission of rights and duties -- International organizations -- The judicial settlement of international disputes -- The use or threat of force by states.

9780199556830 (hbk. : alk. paper) 0199556830 (hbk. : alk. paper) 019921770X (pbk.) 9780199217700 (pbk.)


International law.

KZ3225 .B76 2008