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Published: 21 March 2016

560 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198703969

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Diplomatic Law

Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

Fourth Edition

Eileen Denza

Oxford Commentaries on International Law

  • Fully updated new edition of the leading work on diplomatic law
  • Covers how controversial points in the Convention have been interpreted in literature and practice
  • Highlights important new trends in the application of the Convention regime
  • Provides historical context and commentary on the application of the Convention by the UK, the US, and other States

New to this Edition:

  • Looks at new methods of diplomacy, including virtual embassies, in light of the closure of missions due to security risks
  • Examines the importance of special protections due to increased violence against embassies and diplomats
  • Considers the duty of dipolmats not to interfere in domestic affairs giving way to communal responsibility to monitor and expose violations of human rights
  • Explores the caes which have clarified ways of controlling abuse, particularly that of domestic servants