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  1. Module Textbook, Resources and Reading Lists 380 items
    1. TEXTBOOK 14 items
      1. Recommended Texts: 5 items
        1. Brownlie's principles of public international law - James Crawford, Ian Brownlie 2012

          Book 

        2. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

          Book 

        3. Public international law - Alina Kaczorowska 2015 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        4. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

          Book 

        5. NB: All editions stated above are subject to change. Students should check that they are purchasing the most recent edition of any textbook and particularly so when buying used textbooks. The textbook can be purchased from the University Bookshop on Campus.

      2. Statute Books: 1 item
        1. Blackstone's international law documents - Malcolm D. Evans 2015

          Book 

      3. Cases & Materials Books 3 items
        Students may find a collection of cases & materials helpful. If so, the following books are recommended:
        1. Basic documents in international law - Ian Brownlie 2008

          Book 

        2. Cases and materials on international law - Martin Dixon, Robert McCorquodale, Sarah Williams 2011

          Book 

        3. Cases and materials on international law - D. J. Harris, Sandesh Sivakumaran 2015 (electronic resource)

          Book 

      4. Introductory Texts 5 items
        (Students may find it useful to look through some of these at the beginning of the course):
        1. Handbook of international law - Anthony Aust 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. International law - Jan Klabbers 2013

          Book 

        3. International law - A. V. Lowe 2007

          Book 

        4. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000

          Book 

    2. FURTHER READING 82 items
      (Students may find these books useful when preparing for workshops and/or essays)
      1. General: 8 items
        1. The Cambridge companion to international law - James Crawford, Martti Koskenniemi, Surabhi Ranganathan 2012

          Book 

        2. The making of international law - Alan E. Boyle, C. M. Chinkin 2015 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        3. The making of international law - Alan E. Boyle, C. M. Chinkin 2007

          Book 

        4. The reality of international law: essays in honour of Ian Brownlie - Ian Brownlie, Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Stefan Talmon 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        5. The reality of international law: essays in honour of Ian Brownlie - Stefan Talmon, Guy S. Goodwin-Gill 1999

          Book 

      2. Critical Approaches: 3 items
      3. The Politics of International Law: 7 items
        1. United States hegemony and the foundations of international law - Michael Byers, Georg Nolte 2003

          Book 

        2. After the neocons: America at the crossroads - Francis Fukuyama 2007

          Book 

        3. The limits of international law - Jack L. Goldsmith, Eric A. Posner 2005 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        4. The limits of international law - Jack L. Goldsmith, Eric A. Posner 2005

          Book 

      4. Treaty Practice: 3 items
        1. The Law of Treaties: An Introduction - Robert Kolb 2016

          Book 

        2. Modern treaty law and practice - Anthony Aust 2013

          Book 

      5. International Criminal Law: 3 items
        1. Cassese's International criminal law - Antonio Cassese 2013

          Book 

        2. An introduction to international criminal law and procedure - Robert Cryer, Hakan Friman, Darryl Robinson, Elizabeth Wilmshurst 2014

          Book 

        3. An introduction to the International Criminal Court - William Schabas 2011

          Book 

      6. International Dispute Resolution: 2 items
        1. A manual of international dispute resolution - Anthony Connerty 2006

          Book 

      7. International Environmental Law: 2 items
        1. International law and the environment - Patricia Birnie, Alan E. Boyle 2008

          Book 

        2. Principles of international environmental law - Philippe Joseph Sands, Ruth Mackenzie, Jacqueline Peel, Adriana Fabra Aguilar 2012

          Book 

      8. International Human Rights Law: 7 items
        1. Universal human rights in theory and practice - Jack Donnelly 2013

          Book 

        2. International human rights law: cases, materials, commentary - Olivier De Schutter 2014

          Book 

        3. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran 2013

          Book 

        4. Human rights: between idealism and realism - Christian Tomuschat 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        5. Human rights: between idealism and realism - Christian Tomuschat 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book 

      9. International Refugee Law: 3 items
        1. The refugee in international law - Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Jane McAdam 2007

          Book 

        2. The rights of refugees under international law - James C. Hathaway 2005

          Book 

      10. Feminist Approaches to International Law: 2 items
        1. International law: modern feminist approaches - Doris Buss, Ambreena S. Manji 2005

          Book 

        2. The boundaries of international law: a feminist analysis - Hilary Charlesworth, Christine Chinkin 2000

          Book 

      11. Use of Force: 4 items
        1. International law and the use of force - Christine D. Gray 2018 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. International law and the use of force - Christine D. Gray 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        3. War, aggression and self-defence - Yoram Dinstein 2012

          Book 

      12. International Humanitarian Law: 5 items
        1. The manual of the law of armed conflict - Great Britain. Ministry of Defence 2004

          Book 

      13. The library houses a wide range of printed materials on international law, including books and printed copies of several journals relevant to your studies. Although these are available in electronic form, you may nevertheless want to flick through the latest issues of the American Journal of International Law, the European Journal of International Law or the International and Comparative Law Quarterly. Also, you will find an almost complete set of the International Law Reports in the library, which is a collection of cases decided around the world on questions of international law.

      14. Key Journals 14 items
        (Most are available as on-line resources through the university library):
        1. American journal of international law - American Society of International Law 1907-

          Journal 

        2. Collected courses of the Hague Academy of International Law - Hague Academy of International Law 1959-

          Journal 

        3. The international and comparative law quarterly - British Institute of International and Comparative Law 1952-

          Journal 

      15. Key Primary Sources: 6 items
        1. International legal materials - American Society of International Law 1962-

          Journal 

      16. Other key E-Resources: 12 items
        1. Oxford Reports on International Law: Home - Oxford Law Citator Oxford Law Citator

          Webpage 

    3. LECTURE MATERIALS: 282 items
      1. TERM 1 166 items
        1. Lecture 1.1 (Jachec-Neale): The Introduction to International Law 19 items
          1. Basic reading 7 items
            1. Brownlie's principles of public international law - James Crawford, Ian Brownlie 2012

              Book  Ch.1

            2. OR

            3. Public international law - Alina Kaczorowska 2015 (electronic resource)

              Book  Ch.1

            4. OR

            5. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs. 1,2,3.

            6. OR

            7. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Chs. 1,2.

          2. Recommended Reading 4 items
            1. International law - A. V. Lowe 2007

              Book  Ch. 1 (“The Ambit of International Law”).

            2. 'Why Do Nations Obey International Law?' [in] The Yale Law Journal - Harold Hongju Koh, Abram Chayes, Antonia Handler Chayes, Thomas M. Franck 1997

              Article 

          3. Further Reading 8 items
        2. Lectures 1.2 & 1.3 (Jachec-Neale): The Sources of International Law I and II 28 items
          1. Basic Reading 7 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs 4 and 5

            2. OR

            3. Brownlie's principles of public international law - James Crawford, Ian Brownlie 2012

              Book  Ch 2.

            4. OR

            5. Public international law - Alina Kaczorowska 2015 (electronic resource)

              Book  Ch 2.

            6. OR

            7. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch 3.

          2. Recommended Reading 6 items
            1. International law - A. V. Lowe 2007

              Book  Ch2 (“How International Law is Made”) (except pp.64-86).

            2. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 6.

          3. Further Reading 15 items
            1. Australian Year Book of International Law

              Journal  Read - 'Customary International Law and the Nicaragua Case', (H. Charlesworth), pp.1-31.

            2. British Yearbook of International Law 1965/66

              Journal  Read - 'Multilateral Treaties as Evidence of Customary International Law', (R. Baxter), pp.275-300.

            3. Harvard International Law Journal 1985

              Journal  Read - 'The Approach of the Different Drummer: The Principle of the Persistent Objector in International Law', (T. Stein), pp.457-482.

            4. Washington Law Review 1986

              Journal  Read - 'How Persistent Must the Persistent Objector Be?', (D. A. Colson), pp.957-970.

            5. European Journal of International Law 1991

              Journal  Read - 'Standards and Sources: Farewell to the Exclusivity of the Sources Triad in International Law', (E. Riedel), pp.58-84 (Issue 2).

            6. Connecticut Journal of International Law 1990

              Journal  Read - 'It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s Jus Cogens!', (A. D'Amato), pp.1-6.

        3. Lectures 1.4 & 1.5 (Jachec-Neale): The Law of Treaties I and II 29 items
          1. Basic Reading 7 items
            1. Brownlie's principles of public international law - James Crawford, Ian Brownlie 2012

              Book  Ch 16.

            2. OR

            3. Public international law - Alina Kaczorowska 2015 (electronic resource)

              Book  Ch 3.

            4. OR

            5. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch 16.

            6. OR

            7. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs 7 and 6.

          2. Recommended Reading 8 items
            1. International law - A. V. Lowe 2007

              Book  Ch. 2 (“How International Law is Made”) (pp.64-86).

            2. The Oxford guide to treaties - Duncan B. Hollis 2012

              Book  E. T. Swaine, “Treaty Reservations”

            3. The Oxford guide to treaties - Duncan B. Hollis 2012

              Book  R. Gardiner, “The Vienna Convention Rules on Treaty Interpretation”

            4. The Oxford guide to treaties - Duncan B. Hollis 2012

              Book  D. J. Bederman,”Third Party Rights and Obligations in Treaties”

          3. Further Reading 14 items
            1. The Law of Treaties: An Introduction - Robert Kolb 2016

              Book 

            2. 'The United Nations: Still a Force for Peace' [in] The Modern Law Review - Rosalyn Higgins 1989

              Article  (focus on pp.11-17, which address reservations to human rights treaties)

            3. Canadian Yearbook of International Law 1994

              Journal  'Reservations to Human Rights Treaties: Time for Innovation and Reform', (W. A. Schabas), pp.39-81.

            4. California Western International Law Journal 1985

              Journal  'Reservations to Multilateral Treaties on Human Rights', (M. Coccia), pp.1-51.

            5. Modern treaty law and practice - Anthony Aust 2007

              Book 

        4. Lectures 1.6 & 1.7 (Schmidt): Personality in International Law I and II 21 items
          1. Basic Reading 4 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs. 8,9,10.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Chs. 5, 9 and 23.

            4. Reparation for Injuries Suffered in the Service of the United Nations, Advisory Opinion (1949) ICJ Rep. 174.

          2. Recommended Reading 5 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 8 - ‘Statehood, Self-Determination and Recognition’, (Craven).

            2. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 9 - ‘International Organizations’, (Akande).

            3. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 10 - ‘The Individual and the International Legal System’, (McCorquodale).

          3. Further Reading 12 items
            1. The creation of states in international law - James Crawford 2007 (electronic resource)

              Book  Chs. 2 and 3.

            2. Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 1999

              Journal  ‘Defining Statehood: The Montevideo Convention and its Discontents’, (Grant), pp.403-457.

            3. Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 1998

              Journal  ‘The Decline of the Nation-State and its Implications for International Law’, (Schachter), pp.7-23.

            4. Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law 1992

              Journal  ‘States, International Organizations and Individuals as Subjects of International Law’, (Menon), pp.97-161.

            5. European Journal of International Law 1993

              Journal  ‘The Waning of the Sovereign State: Towards a New Paradigm for International Law?’, (Schreuer), pp.447-471.

            6. New York Law School Law Review 1978

              Journal  ‘Conceptual Thinking about the Individual in International Law’, (Higgins), pp.11-29.

        5. Lecture 1.8 (Schmidt): International Law and Domestic Law 15 items
          1. Basic reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch 4.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 14.

          2. Recommended reading 5 items
            1. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000

              Book  Ch 12.

          3. Further Reading 7 items
            1. Using international law and domestic courts - Fatima Shaheed 2005

              Book 

            2. The general principles of international law considered from the standpoint of the rule of law - Gerald G. Fitzmaurice, Hague Academy of International Law 1957

              Book 

        6. Lecture 1.9 (Mačák): The Law of State Jurisdiction 16 items
          1. Basic Reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch 12.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch 11.

          2. Recommended Reading 6 items
            1. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000

              Book  Ch 4.

          3. Further Reading 7 items
            1. British Yearbook of International Law 1962

              Journal  ‘The Eichmann Case’, (Fawcett), pp.181-215.

            2. British Yearbook of International Law 1972/73

              Journal  ‘Jurisdiction in International Law’, (Akehurst), pp.145-257.

            3. American Law Institute Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States (Third) (1987), Vol. 1, §§ 401–4. [Available via Westlaw/Services/International Materials].

            4. Jurisdiction in international law - Cedric Ryngaert 2008 (electronic resource)

              Book 

        7. Lecture 1.10 (Mačák): Immunities from Jurisdiction 18 items
          1. Basic reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch 13.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 12 and 13

          2. Recommended reading 6 items
            1. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000

              Book  Ch. 5

          3. Further reading 9 items
            1. The law of state immunity - Hazel Fox, Philippa Webb 2013

              Book 

            2. British Yearbook of International Law 1951

              Journal  ‘The Problem of Jurisdictional Immunities of Foreign States’, (Lauterpacht), pp.220-272.

        8. Lectures 1.11 and 1.12 (Mačák): The Law of International Responsibility I and II 20 items
          1. Basic Reading 5 items
            1. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch. 14

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 15

          2. Recommended Reading 7 items
            1. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000

              Book  Ch. 9

            2. Responsibility of International Organizations 2013

              Book  Ch. 4 - ‘International Organizations are Definitely Not States. Cursory Remarks on the ILC Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations’, (Pellet)

          3. Further Reading 8 items
            1. The American Journal of International Law 2002

              Journal  'Symposium: The ILC's State Responsibility Articles', pp.772-890.

      2. TERM 2 116 items
        1. Lecture 2.1 (Schmidt): International Dispute Settlement 1 11 items
          1. Basic Reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 18

            2. OR

            3. Collective Security: Theory, Law and Practice - Nicholas Tsagourias, Nigel D. White 2013

              Book  Ch. 10.

          2. Recommended Reading 4 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 18 - ‘Countermeasures and Sanctions’, (White and Abass)

            2. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment No. 8 The relationship between economic sanctions and respect for economic, social and cultural rights (1997) E/C.12/1997/8.

          3. Further Reading 4 items
            1. International organizations and the idea of autonomy: institutional independence in the international legal order - Richard Collins, Nigel D. White, Taylor & Francis 2011

              Book  ‘Sanctions and Countermeasures by International Organizations: Diverging Lessons for the Idea of Autonomy’, (Dopagne), pp.178-195.

            2. Coercive diplomacy, sanctions and international law - Natalino Ronzitti (ed.) 2016 (electronic resource)

              Book 

        2. Lecture 2.2 (Schmidt): International Dispute Settlement 2 18 items
          1. Basic Reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs.19, 20.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Chs. 18, 19.

          2. Recommended Reading 4 items
            1. Emory International Law Review 1987

              Journal  ‘An Overview of International Dispute Settlement’, (Bilder), pp.1-32.

          3. Further Reading 11 items
            1. European Journal of International Law 1995

              Journal  ‘Image and Reality in the UN's Peaceful Settlement of Disputes’, (Ratner), pp.426-444.

            2. International dispute settlement - J. G. Merrills

              Book 

            3. European Journal of International Law 1995

              Journal  ‘The Secretary-General's Role in Conflict Resolution: Past, Present and Pure Conjecture’, (Franck), pp.360-387.

            4. Australian Year Book of International Law 1992

              Journal  'The Material Scope of the Obligation Under the United Nations Charter to Take Action to Settle International Disputes', (Hutchinson), pp.1-128.

            5. Sri Lanka Journal of International Law

              Journal  'Settlement of International Disputes between States by Peaceful Means as a Prerequisite for Peace', (Przetacznik), pp.73-128.

            6. Emory International Law Review 1987

              Journal  ‘International Dispute Settlement and the Role of International Adjudication’, (Bilder), pp.131-173.

            7. U.C. Davis Journal of International Law & Policy 2011

              Journal  ‘The Role of the International Court of Justice in the Global Community’, (Greenwood), pp.233-252.

        3. Lectures 2.3 & 2.4 (Schmidt): Use of Force 1 and 2 21 items
          1. Basic Reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Chs.21 and 17.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch. 20.

          2. Recommended Reading 6 items
          3. Further Reading 12 items
            1. War, aggression and self-defence - Yoram Dinstein 2011

              Book 

            2. International law and the use of force - Christine D. Gray 2008 (electronic resource)

              Book 

            3. Responsibility to protect: from principle to practice - Julia Hoffmann, Andr Nollkaemper 2012 (electronic resource)

              Book 

            4. Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 1994

              Journal  ‘The Security Council, Legitimacy, and the Concept of Collective Security after the Cold War’, (Murphy), pp.201-288.

        4. Lectures 2.5 & 2.6 (Schmidt): International Law of Human Rights 15 items
          1. Basic Reading 3 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 26

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Chs. 6, 7.

          2. Recommended Reading 3 items
            1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran 2013

              Book  Chs. 3, 7, 17.

          3. Further Reading 9 items
            1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran 2013

              Book 

            2. Human rights: between idealism and realism - Christian Tomuschat 2008 (electronic resource)

              Book  Ch. 7.

            3. The inter-American system of human rights - D. J. Harris, Stephen Livingstone 1998

              Book 

        5. Lectures 2.7 & 2.8 (Mačák): International Humanitarian Law I and II (ius/jus in bello) 18 items
          1. Basic Reading 6 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 27.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch. 21.

            4. Constraints on the waging of war: an introduction to international humanitarian law - F. Kalshoven, Liesbeth Zegveld, International Committee of the Red Cross 2011

              Book 

            5. International law and the classification of conflicts - Elizabeth Wilmshurst 2012

              Book  Ch.3 - ‘Classification of Armed Conflicts: Relevant Legal Concepts’, (Akande)

          2. Recommended Reading 5 items
          3. Further Reading 7 items
            1. The manual of the law of armed conflict - Great Britain. Ministry of Defence 2004

              Book 

            2. Customary International Humanitarian Law - Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck 2005

              Book 

            3. Virginia Journal of International Law 2005

              Journal  ‘Applicability of the Geneva Conventions to the Global War on Terrorism’, (Jinks), pp.165-195.

        6. Lecture 2.9 (Jachec-Neale): International Criminal Law and post-conflict justice 19 items
          1. Basic Readings 5 items
            1. International law - Malcolm D. Evans 2014

              Book  Ch. 25.

            2. OR

            3. International law - Malcolm N. Shaw 2014

              Book  Ch. 8.

            4. OR

            5. Brownlie's principles of public international law - James Crawford, Ian Brownlie 2012

              Book  Ch. 30.

          2. Recommended reading 14 items
        7. Lectures 2.10 (Schmidt): Refugees and Human Rights 14 items
          1. Basic Reading 2 items
            1. The refugee in international law - Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Jane McAdam 2007

              Book  Ch. 3.

          2. Further Reading 12 items
            1. Harvard International Law Journal 1990

              Journal  ‘A Reconsideration of the Underlying Premise of Refugee Law’, (Hathaway), pp.129-183.

            2. Michigan Journal of International Law 2005

              Journal  ‘Is There a Subjective Element in the Refugee Convention’s Requirement of ‘Well-Founded Fear’?’, (Hathaway and Hicks), pp.505-562.

            3. Harvard Human Rights Journal 1997

              Journal  ‘Making International Refugee Law Relevant Again: A Proposal for Collectivized and Solution-Oriented Protection’, (Hathaway and Neve), pp.115-211.

            4. The law of refugee status - James C. Hathaway, Michelle Foster 2014

              Book  Chs. 2, 5.

    4. Workshop Materials 2 items
      1. Workshop 3 (Mačák): Jurisdiction and Immunity (Term 1, Week 11) 2 items
        1. Sources: 2 items
          Please ensure that you are familiar with the materials on the module reading list. In addition, please read the following texts:
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