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International Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fifth Edition

Ilias Bantekas and Efthymios Papastavridis

06 August 2021

ISBN: 9780192895684

232 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



International Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides go above and beyond, not only consolidating your learning but focusing your revision and maximising your potential.

  • Learn how to improve your performance in assessments - how to focus your revision, how to answer the question, and how to pick up extra marks
  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can use alongside your textbook to consolidate notes and understanding, as well as approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • A wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive key cases, self-test questions, and advice on revision and exam technique: www.oup.com/lawrevision/
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality and navigation features, as well as links that offer extra learning support

New to this edition

  • Fully updated in light of recent key case law by the ICJ, such as Gambia v Myanmar, Advisory Opinion on Chagos Archipelago, Palestine v USA (Relocation of US Embassy), and Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v France)
  • Includes international developments such as self-determination debates and the contractualisation of international law
  • A brand new chapter on international criminal law

About the Author(s)

Ilias Bantekas, Professor of Transnational Law, Hamad bin Khalifa University (Qatar Foundation), and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University, Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Efthymios Papastavridis, Postdoctoral Researcher and Guest Lecturer, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, and Fellow, Athens Public International Law Center and Academy of Athens

Table of Contents

    1:The nature of international law and the international legal system
    2:Sources of international law
    3:The law of treaties
    4:The relationship between international and domestic law
    5:Personality, statehood and recognition
    6:Sovereignty and jurisdiction
    8:Law of the sea
    9:State responsibility
    10:Peaceful settlement of disputes
    11:Use of force
    12:Human rights and humanitarian law
    13:International criminal law

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
The fifth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/).

The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks

The online resources include:
- advice on revision and exam technique from experienced examiner Nigel Foster;
- a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint areas to focus your revision on;
- interactive glossary and key cases to help you revise key terminology, facts, and principles;
- multiple choice questions to test your knowledge; and
- outline answers to questions in the book.

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