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1st Edition

Law of the Sea

ISBN 9781840140903
Published June 27, 2001 by Routledge
600 Pages

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Book Description

This series brings together the most significant published journal articles in international law as determined by the editors of each volume in the series. The proliferation of law, specialist journals, the increase in international materials and the use of the internet has meant that it is increasingly difficult for students and legal scholars to have access to all the relevant articles. Many valuable older articles are unable to be obtained readily. In addition each volume contains an informative introduction which provides an overview of the subject matter and justification of why the articles were collected. This series contains collections of articles in a manner that is of use for both teaching and research.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Baselines and the Territorial sea: Baseline delimitations and maritime boundaries, Lewis M. Alexander; The legal regime of innocent passage through the territorial sea, Shekhar Ghosh. Straits: Straits used for international navigation: a commentary on Part III of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982, S.N. Nandan and D.H. Anderson. Islands: The legal status of islands in the new law of the sea, Janusz Symonides; The legal regime of archipelagos, H.P. Rajan. The Exclusive Economic Zone: The exclusive economic zone, Tommy T.B. Koh. The Continental Shelf: The juridical concept of the continental shelf, Makhdoom Ali Khan; The extent of the continental shelf; factors affecting accuracy of a continental margin boundary, Duncan J. McMillan. Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries: Geography in international maritime boundary-making, Shabtei Rosenne; Equitable maritime boundary delimitation - a legal perspective, Barbara Kwiatkowska. The High Seas: Freedom of the seas: past present and future, Ram P. Anand. Fisheries: Fisheries under the United Nations Convention on the law of the sea, Shigeru Oda; The 1995 Agreement on the conservation and managing of straddling and highly migratory fish stocks: significance for the Law of the Sea Convention, Morikata Hayashi. The International Seabed Area: The common heritage of mankind: utopia or reality?, Alexandre Kiss; Law of the Sea Forum: the 1994 agreement on the implementation of the seabed provisions of the Convention on the Law of the Sea - the 1994 agreement and the convention, Bernard H. Oxman. Land-Locked States: The land-locked countries and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Helmut Tuerk and Gerhard Hafner. The Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment: Marine pollution under the Law of the Sea Convention, Alan E. Boyle. Marine Scientific Research: Law of the sea and ocean resources: implications for marine scientific research, Patricia Birnie. Marine

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Hugo Caminos, University of Miami School of Law, Florida, USA