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International Law for International Relations

Edited by Basak Cali

December 2009

ISBN: 9780199558421

464 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £44.99

The breadth of international law and institutions in contemporary global politics means it is no longer possible to make sense of international politics without understanding international law. This is the ideal text for students of international relations who have not previously studied law.

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The breadth of international law and institutions in contemporary global politics means it is no longer possible to make sense of international politics without understanding international law. This is the ideal text for students of international relations who have not previously studied law.

  • Exclusively dedicated to studying International Law in an International Relations context.
  • Written by internationally renowned academics and practitioners in the fields of international law and international relations from a wide selection of countries.
  • Provides an understanding of the role and place of non-state actors in international law, enabling students to appreciate the complexities of contemporary international law.
  • The different patterns of interaction between law and politics in each topic are clearly explained.
  • Explains and expands on the wide variety of compliance issues that affect different topics of international law.

About the Author(s)

Edited by Basak Cali, Lecturer in Human Rights Department of Political Science, University College London

Table of Contents

    Part 1: Studying International Law
    1:International Law and International Relations: Foundations for Interdisciplinary Study, Basak Cali
    2:Perspectives on International Law in International Relations, Fiona Adamson & Chandra Sriram
    3:Basic Principles of International Law: A Historical Perspective, Anthony Anghie
    4:Perspectives on International Relations in International Law, Basak Cali
    Part 2: Identifying International Law
    5:International Treaties, Emmanuel Voyiakis
    6:Customary International Law, Jason Beckett
    7:Non-governmental Organisations and International Law, Meghna Abraham
    8:International Courts and Tribunals, Juan Amaya-Castro
    Part 3: Topics in International Law
    9:States and International Law: The Problems of Self-determination, Secession and Recognition, Christopher Borgen
    10:Use of Force in International Law, Nigel Rodley & Basak Cali
    11:International Humanitarian Law, Elizabeth Griffin & Basak Cali
    12:International Criminal Law, Paola Gaeta
    13:International Human Rights Law, Basak Cali
    14:International Law for Environmental Protection, David Ong
    15:World Trade and International Law, Tom Sebastian
    16:Global Social Justice and International Law, Saladin Meckled-Garcia
    Conclusion
    17:International Law in International Relations: What are the prospects for the future?, Basak Cali