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Published: 20 July 2021

376 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198869399

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International Law

Third 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
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Discussions of the most relevant new case law from the International Court of Justice (ICJ), including the advisory opinion on Chagos and the judgments and decisions on Certain Iranian Assets, The Jadhav Case, The Rohinga Genocide Case, and Relocation of US Embassy to Jerusalem
  • Discussion of current events related to international law, such as the Khashoggi affair, the Skripal-poisoning, the killing of Soleimani, the security laws in Hong Kong and the peace agreements between, respectively, Bahrain, the UAE and Sudan, and Israel.
  • Extensive coverage of Covid-19 and the legal issues surrounding a pandemic throughout relevant sections of the book.
  • More references to recent cases and developments in the discussion of the right to self-determination, such as the cases of Scotland, New Caledonia and Trump's offer to purchase Greenland
  • Updated the discussion of climate change, the Paris Agreement, and compensation for environmental damage
  • A new section on the potential legal personality of nature

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