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Readings for Seminar on Human Rights and Development

Global Governance through Law, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Amrita Mukherjee
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

A. General Textbooks

Essential Reading:

Evans, Malcolm (ed.), International law  (Oxford: OUP, 2018, 5th ed.)

Other General Textbooks that may be referred to:

Crawford, James,Brownlie's Principles of public international law.(Oxford: OUP, 2019, 9th ed.) or 

Shaw, Malcolm, International law  (Cambridge: CUP, 2017, 8th ed.)

Crawford, James and Koskenniemi, Martii (eds.),The Cambridge companion to International Law (Cambridge: CUP, 2012)

Harris, David, Cases and Materials on International Law (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015, 8th ed.).

B. Further reading:

Thirlway, Hugh, The Sources of International Law, (Oxford: OUP, 2019, 2nd edition)

Chesterman, Simon, Malone, David. M, Villalpando, Santiago, The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Treaties, (Oxford: OUP, 2019)
Gray, Christine, International Law and the Use of Force (Oxford: OUP, 2018)

Allen, Stephen, Costelloe, Daniel, Fitzmaurice, Malgosia, Gragl, Paul, Guntrip, Edward,(eds.,) Oxford Handbook of Jurisdiction in International Law, (Oxford: OUP, 2019) 
Higgins, Roslyn,Themes and theories : selected essays, speeches, and writings in international law(Oxford: OUP, 2009).

Tanaka, Yoshifuma, The peaceful settlement of international disputes (Cambridge: CUP, 2018)

Zimmerman, Andreas, Tams, Christian. J, Oellers-Frahm, Karin and Tomuschut, Christian, The Statute of the International Court of Justice: A Commentary (Oxford: OUP, 2019, 3rd edition).

Merrills, J G, International Dispute Settlement (Cambridge: CUP, 2017, 6th Edition)
Tanaka, Yoshifumi, The international law of the sea (Cambridge: CUP, 2019, 3rd edition)
Churchill, Robin and Lowe, Vaughan, The Law of the Sea (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999, 3rd edition).
Freestone, David, Barnes, Richard and Ong, David M, The law of the sea: progress and prospects (Oxford: OUP, 2006)

David M. Trubek, “The “Rule of Law” in Development Assistance: Past, Present, and Future,” in The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal, eds. David M. Trubek and Alvaro Santos (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 74-94.  

Antony Anghie, Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 245-272.  

Jason Beckett, “Creating Poverty,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law, eds. Anne Orford and Florian Hoffman (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 985-1010.  

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights on the World Bank and Human Rights, UN Doc. A/70/274, August 4, 2015.   Available online

Samuel Moyn, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018), 173-211.  

This list was last updated on 10/09/2019