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International Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fourth Edition

Ilias Bantekas and Efthymios Papastavridis

August 2019

ISBN: 9780198840978

216 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 help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can 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
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is a wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Fully updated in light of recent key case law, such as the Qatar v UAE, and the ICC Decision on Malawi's cooperation obligations.
  • Includes international developments such as the debates on jurisdiction and immunity between the ICC and the African Union and new 'doctrine' to justify use of force.
  • A new section on WTO countermeasures.
  • Human rights chapter extended to include an introduction to international criminal law; introduction to investment arbitration and WTO dispute settlement.

About the Author(s)

Ilias Bantekas, Professor of International Law at Hamad bin Khalifa University, School of Law (Qatar Foundation), and Efthymios Papastavridis, Postdoctoral Researcher and Guest Lecturer, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law

Table of Contents

    1:The nature of international law and the international 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, international criminal and humanitarian law

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, International Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further online resources:

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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