Cases & Materials on International Law

Sixth Edition

Martin Dixon, Robert McCorquodale, Sarah Williams

Cases & Materials on International Law

Sixth Edition

Martin Dixon, Robert McCorquodale, Sarah Williams






5 Oct 2016




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$110.99 NZD

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Cases & Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study, offering broad coverage on public international law and placing disputes directly within the context of contemporary debate. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to fully understand and analyse the international legal system, drawing on a truly global range of jurisdictions and sources. Expert author commentary and notes place selected extracts within the wider legal framework and explain the complexities of the principles of law to students.

The sixth edition includes expanded discussion of developing areas, including UN resolutions on climate change and international environmental law, new material from the International Law Commission, and coverage of major events, such as the annexation of Crimea, the legal context for Scottish independence and the UK's exit from the European Union, and the United Nations Security Council's Resolution on Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Features of the new edition:

  • Comprehensive and relevant coverage ensures this cases and materials book can be used for a range of courses and approaches to the subject
  • Commentary and supplementary notes help the student appreciate the implications of the materials presented and engage critically with the complexities of the law
  • Adopts a truly international perspective on the law across borders, including examination of non-Western and feminist viewpoints
  • Suitable as an accompaniment to a core textbook or for use as a standalone resource

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1: The nature of the international legal system
2: The sources of international law
3: The law of treaties
4: International law and domestic law
5: Personality and recognition
6: International human rights law
7: Sovereignty over territory
8: Jurisdictional sovereignty
9: Immunities from national jurisdiction
10: Law of the sea
11: State responsibility
12: International environmental law
13: International economic law
14: International criminal law
15: The use of force, collective security and peacekeeping
16: Peaceful settlement of international disputes


Martin Dixon , Professor of the Law of Real Property and Fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge & Visiting Professor of Law, City University, London

Robert McCorquodale , Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham

Sarah Williams , Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia