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Textbook on International Law: Sixth Edition


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The seventh edition of Textbook on International Law offers students new to the subject, a concise and focused introduction to the essential topics of an international law course from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights. Dixon guides students through the legal principles and areas of controversy, bringing the subject to life with the use of topical examples to illustrate key concepts. The book incorporates helpful features including a glossary, chapter summaries and further reading.

The seventh edition includes further discussion of topical areas such as international human rights law and international criminal law. It features a new chapter focusing explicitly on international criminal law.

Online Resource Centre

The book is complemented by a website providing updates on case law and legislative developments, as well as annotated links to relevant websites.

About the Author

Martin Dixon is a Fellow in Law at Queens' College, Cambridge, and a Reader in Law at the University of Cambridge. He has been a legal officer for the United Nations in Vienna, advises companies on questions of international law, and is co-author of Cases and Materials on International Law.

Table of Contents

1. The nature of international law and the international system

2. The sources of international law

3. The law of treaties

4. International law and national law

5. Personality, statehood and recognition

6. Jurisdiction and sovereignty

7. Immunities from national jurisdiction

8. Law of the sea

9. State responsibility

10. The peaceful settlement of disputes

11. The use of force

12. Human rights

13. International criminal law

Product Details

Dixon, Martin
Oxford University Press, USA
null, Martin
General Law
Law | Public International Law | General Public International Law
Law : General
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
6.7 x 9.6 x 0.9 in 1.431 lb

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