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Understanding International Law presents a comprehensive, accessible introduction to the various aspects of international law while addressing its interrelationship with world politics. Presents well-organized, balanced coverage of all aspects of international law Features an accompanying website with direct access to court cases and study and discussion questions. Visit the site at: www.wiley.com/go/internationallaw Includes discussion of the efficacy of international law, a topic unique among international law texts Offers discussion of other topics that most texts do not address, such as complete chapters on making the world safer, human rights, the environment, and the world economy
Conway W. Henderson is Professor Emeritus of Political Science who has taught courses in International Relations and International Law for more than three decades.
Table of Contents
|List of Boxes|
|List of Abbreviations|
|Making the World More Lawful:|
|The Rise of International Law|
|The Nature of International Law|
|The Roles of International Law|
|The Early Beginnings of International Law|
|Contending Modern Approaches|
|Operating Conditions: What Helps and What Hinders?|
|A World of Actors: A Question of Legal Standing|
|International Government Organizations|
|Mercenaries and Private Military Companies|
|The Sources of International Law: Creating Law without Government|
|The Role of Principles|
|Judges and Publicists|
|The Scope of International Law|
|The Efficacy of International Law|
|Legislating International Law|
|Enforcing International Law|
|Adjudicating International Law|
|The Incorporation of International Law|
|Can There Be a Future World Government?|
|Jurisdiction: Domain over Places and Persons|
|Law of the Sea|
|The Polar Regions|
|Sovereign Immunity and Act of State|
|Making the World Safer:|
|Diplomacy in Pursuit of Peace|
|A Brief History of Diplomacy|
|The Rules of Diplomacy for States|
|Two Special Issues concerning Embassies|
|Rules for the Consular Relations of States|
|The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes|
|The Operating Conditions of Diplomacy|
|The Rules of Diplomacy for IGOs|
|The Special Case of the UN|
|Arms Limitations for a Less Violent World|
|A Brief History of Arms Limitations|
|Objectives of Arms Limitations|
|Obstacles to Arms Limitations|
|The Nuclear Regime|
|The Biological Weapons Regime|
|The Chemical Weapons Regime|
|The Missile Control Regime|
|The Conventional Weapons Regime|
|Law to Constrain Force|
|A Brief History of the Laws Governing Force|
|Evolution to UN Law|
|Self-defense in an Age of Terrorism|
|Today's Salient Issues concerning the Laws of War|
|Core International Crimes: Atrocities That Shock the Conscience of Humankind|
|A Brief History of Core International Crimes|
|Crimes against Peace|
|Crimes against Humanity|
|The Most Notorious Episodes of Genocide|
|Special Dimensions of Genocide|
|The Contributions of International Tribunals|
|Making the World Better:|
|Human Rights: Freedom and Protection for Humankind|
|A Brief History of the Human Rights Movement|
|Civil and Political Rights|
|Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights|
|A Human Rights Frontier?|
|Human Rights Regimes|
|The Role of Non-state Actors|
|The Global Environment in Jeopardy|
|A Brief History of Environmental Developments|
|The Environment and Human Rights|
|Rules for Sharing the World's Wealth|
|A Brief History of Economic Relations|
|Governance from the North|
|Standardizing the Global Economy|
|Intellectual Property Rights|
|Globalism versus Regionalism|
|Governance of the South|
|Four Economic Flows in the North-South Relationship|
|Counter-productive Issues for the Global Economy: Organized Crime,|
|Corruption, and the Pursuit of Non-economic Goals|
|Making the Future:|
|The Problems and Prospects of International Law|
|Glossary of Terms|
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