Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 August 2007

550 Pages

ISBN: 9780199202539

Bookseller Code (06)

The Law of International Watercourses

Second Edition

Stephen McCaffrey

Oxford International Law Library

  • Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, who prepared the working drafts of what became the 1997 UN Convention on International Watercourses and is engaged in substantial practice in the field
  • An authoritative guide to applying the law on international watercourses, making the book of great value to those working in international dispute settlement
  • First edition awarded the 2002 Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship from the American Society of International Law
  • New edition is part of the prestigious Oxford International Law Library series

New to this Edition:

  • New edition adds a chapter on the law of navigation on international waterways. The chapter considers the historical development of the law of freedom of navigation, reviews the major cases in the field and draws conclusions regarding the present state of the law.
  • Updates the entire book, adds new material to many of the chapters and adds a number of new case studies to the chapter devoted to those.

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