International Law

Second Edition

Gleider Hernández

International Law

Second Edition

Gleider Hernández






4 Aug 2022




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A comprehensive yet student-focused approach to international law.

International Law provides a contemporary and stimulating account of international law. With critical coverage delivered through a wide range of learning features, students are encouraged to engage with legal debates and controversies.

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  • Offers comprehensive and critical coverage of the central issues in public international law, introducing the key areas of debate in an engaging and accessible way.
  • Takes a contemporary approach to international law, encouraging students to engage with areas of controversy and consider how they affect the world today.
  • Supported by thought-provoking learning features, including theory and debate boxes, contemporary developments, case spotlights, historical background boxes, and annotated recommended reading.
  • Accompanied by online resources, featuring author videos, discussion questions, critical thinking frameworks, and more.
  • Also available as an eBook with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support.


Part I The Structure of International Law
1: The history and nature of international law
2: Sources of international law
3: Hierarchy of norms in international law
4: International law and municipal law
Part II Subjects of International Law
5: States as subjects of international law
6: International organizations
Part III International Law in Operation
7: The law of treaties
8: Jurisdiction
9: Immunities
10: State responsibility
Part IV International Disputes and Responses to Breaches
11: Diplomatic protection and issues of standing
12: International dispute settlement and the ICJ
13: Enforcement short of force
14: The use of force and collective security
Part V Specialized Regimes
15: The law of armed conflict
16: International human rights and refugee law
17: International criminal law
18: The law of the sea
19: The protection of the environment
20: International economic law


Gleider Hernández is a Professor of Public International Law at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.