Table of contents for International law / Antonio Cassese.

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Preface v
Principal abbreviations xvii
Table of cases xxi
Table of treaties xxiii
Table of other international instruments xxv
 part i origins and foundations of the international community
 the main legal features of the international community 3
 the historical evolution of the international community 22
 the fundamental principles governing international relations 46
 part ii subjects of the international community 
 states as the primary subjects of international law 71
 the spatial dimension of state activities 81
 limitations on state sovereignty: immunities of foreign states and state organs, and treatment of foreigners and individuals 98
 other international legal subjects 124
 part iii creation and implementation of international legal standards
 international lawmaking: custom 153
 treaties 170
 other lawmaking processes 183
 the hierarchy of international rules: the role of jus cogens 198
 implementation of international rules within national systems 213
 part iv breaches of international law and their consequences
 international wrongful acts and the legal reaction thereto 241
 mechanisms for promoting compliance with law and preventing or settling disputes 278
 enforcement 296
 part v contemporary issues in international law 
 the role of the united nations 317
 un sanctions and the multilateral use of force 339
 unilateral resort to force by states 354
 the protection of human rights 375
 legal restraints on violence in armed conflict 399
 the repression of international crimes 435
 the international response to terrorism 463
 protection of the environment 482
 legal attempts at narrowing the north–south gap 503
Index 529

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

International law.