Essentials of International Law: An Australian Context
A concise and accessible introduction to international law for Australian readers
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Essentials of International Law: An Australian Context provides a comprehensive guide to the basic rules and sources of international law. Designed as a concise and accessible reference for both students and practitioners, it offers Australia-specific examples to contextualise international law concepts for Australian readers. Key principles, cases, legislation, treaties and other international instruments are identified and explained succinctly.
The book covers all the foundational topics of international law and international organisations, and also includes specific international law topics such as human rights, criminal law, economic law and environmental law.
• Concise yet comprehensive coverage
• A succinct quick reference guide
• Accessible and informative
• Hall, Principles of International Law, 7th ed, 2022
• Heathcote, LexisNexis Workbook: Public International Law, 2019
• Tully, Lewis & Quirico, LNSG International Law, 2015
Table of contents
- 1. Introduction to public international law
- 2. The place of international law in the national legal order
- 3. Subjects of international law
- 4. Sources of public international law
- 5. Treaty law
- 6. Jurisdiction
- 7. Immunities
- 8. State responsibility
- 9. Settlement of disputes
- 10. The enforcement of international law
- 11. Peace and security
- 12. The law of international organisations
- 13. The United Nations (UN)
- 14. Other global international organisations
- 15. Regional intergovernmental organisations
- 16. International human rights
- 17. International criminal law
- 18. International economic law
- 19. International environmental law