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Published: 16 July 2019

384 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198828723

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International Law

Second Edition

Anders Henriksen

  • Provides comprehensive and concise coverage of the central issues in public international law, making this an ideal textbook for students taking short, introductory courses at European law schools
  • Clearly explained and written with non-native English-speaking students in mind, the core concepts are presented in an accessible and easy-to-follow style
  • Takes a critical perspective on various aspects of international law, introducing the controversies and areas of debate without assuming students' prior knowledge of the topics discussed
  • Supporting learning features, including central issues boxes, chapter summaries, recommended reading, and discussion questions highlight the essential points and encourage students to engage critically with the legal disputes

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated to incorporate developments in international law and new case law, including Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) [2017]
  • Increased coverage on the protection of refugees; the regulation of piracy; shared state responsibility; diplomatic protection; the international legality of using force to deter chemical warfare; the regulation of belligerent occupation; and the current challenges to international law
  • Additional discussion of the legality of cyber operations, including the 2017 Tallinn Manual