Highly regarded for its clear and straightforward presentation of the basics of international law, this popular paperback familiarizes students with fundamental concepts and issues. Fully revised for its Fourth Edition, An Introduction to International Law remains a concise, yet powerful, teaching tool. Instructors can recommend this text with confidence because: Mark W. Janis' accessible writing style clarifies the material without being simplistic the text is suitable for use alongside any coursebook on international law, international human rights law, or international environmental law the broad coverage of public international issues is complemented with discussion of important commercial topics the text is sensibly organized around three main questions: 1). What are the international rules 2). What is the international legal process 3). What role does international law play in international relations resource material in the appendix adds value as a reference source footnotes are used in moderation New material in the Fourth Edition reflects significant developments coverage of September 11 and its implications, including the rules of engagement when the enemy is a non-state actor such as Al Qaeda, The coalition building in war on terrorism the International Criminal Court (ICC) the growing importance of 'soft law' and NGO'sJanis, Mark W. is the author of 'Introduction to International Law' with ISBN 9780735526495 and ISBN 0735526494.