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International Law, Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-oriented Approach
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Aspen Law & Business
Publication date August 9, 2006
Pages 1090
Binding Hardcover
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780735557345
ISBN-10 0735557349
Dimensions 1.75 by 7.25 by 10 in.
Weight 3.30 lbs.
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Original list price $151.00
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Illuminate the process of international lawmaking with this timely and practical revision. INTERNATIONAL LAW: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach, Second Edition, uses compelling problems and an interdisciplinary approach to lead students from fundamental to advanced topics.

This efficient and effective casebook offers:

  • a distinguished team of authors, all known for their widely published writing
  • a real-life problem approach that illustrates the law in action -- for example, genocide in Rwanda, state formation in the former Yugoslavia, and the problem of ozone depletion in protecting the atmosphere -- and grounds material for students to give the subject a contemporary connection
  • comprehensive, current, and well-balanced coverage of the field
  • engaging and challenging visuals, including maps, charts, and photographs
  • interdisciplinary materials incorporating perspectives from economics, political science, and critical and feminist legal studies
  • a brief historical section to give students a deeper understanding of global history
  • manageable length
  • an extensive Teacher's Manual containing a sample syllabus
  • clear and accessible notes and writing styles
  • useful author website ( with key documents, updates, and related links

The Second Edition presents a wide range of new material:

  • developments, cases, and updated notes and questions relating to the war on terrorism, the Iraq war, global warming/climate change, the law of occupation, international law in U.S. courts, and the International Criminal Court
  • new cases: Sosa (the Alien Tort Claims Act), the ICJ and U.S. death penalty and consular notification cases, the ICJ and the Israeli High Court on the separation barrier, and U.S. courts on detainees held at Guantanamo and elsewhere
  • new sections of the text deal with recent important topics and update existing coverage

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3 edition from Aspen Pub (July 29, 2010); titled "International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach"
9780735589179 | details & prices | 1044 pages | 8.00 × 10.50 × 2.25 in. | 4.20 lbs | List price $225.00
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2 edition from Aspen Law & Business (August 9, 2006)
9780735557345 | details & prices | 1090 pages | 7.25 × 10.00 × 1.75 in. | 3.30 lbs | List price $151.00
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3 edition from Aspen Pub (May 9, 2012); titled "International Law Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-oriented Approach"
9781454819974 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.75 × 2.00 in. | 3.75 lbs | List price $142.00
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