Public International Law: A Practical Approach, 5th Edition by Professor Dr Abdul Ghafur Hamid | 2023
Public International Law: A Practical Approach, 5th Edition by Abdul Ghafur Hamid | 2023
|Professor Dr Abdul Ghafur Hamid @ Khin Maung Sein
|Softcover + eBook
|Sweet & Maxwell
Each chapter not only engages in topical discussions but also provides authoritative treaties or conventions and concise summaries of pivotal cases, offering readers a comprehensive understanding of the context behind crucial judgments. The text has undergone meticulous review to ensure clarity, precision, and the delivery of the most current and pertinent information in a concise manner. Footnotes and bibliography have been updated to encompass the latest scholarly works, presenting the most relevant and contemporary references.
A significant enhancement in this edition is the addition of Chapter 16, dedicated to international criminal law, catering to the growing interest in this intricate facet of public international law. Moreover, this edition reflects the evolving geopolitical landscape by examining recent global events such as the ascent of China as a burgeoning superpower, the disputes in the South China Sea, the geopolitical rivalry between the US and China, Russia's assertiveness, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the Syrian crisis, and the Rohingya Genocide Case brought before the ICJ.
With its practical approach and updated content, this edition serves as an invaluable resource, offering a comprehensive understanding of public international law suitable for students, scholars, and practitioners in the field.
- Integrates recent advancements, pivotal judgments, and scholarly input.
- Comprehensive examination of the changing dynamics in international law.
- Introduction of a fresh section addressing international criminal law.
- Addresses contemporary geopolitical events, including the ascent of China, disputes in the South China Sea, US-China competition, Russia's assertiveness, the Ukrainian conflict, the Syrian crisis, and the Rohingya Genocide Case.
- Thorough review of the text, footnotes, and bibliography to ensure clarity, precision, and current information.
- Authored by a seasoned professor with over five decades of experience in teaching and researching international law.
TABLE OF CONTENTS of Public International Law: A Practical Approach, 5th Edition:
1. The Nature of International Law
2. The Sources of International Law
3. The Relationship between International and National Law
4. The Subjects of International Law
5. State Territory
6. State Jurisdiction
7. Immunity from Jurisdiction
8. The Law of Treaties
9. The Law of State Responsibility
10. International law of the Sea
11. International Human Rights Law
12. The Law of the United Nations
13. Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes
14. Legal Regulation of the Use of Force
15. International Humanitarian Law
16. International Criminal Law