Part One: The Main Pillars of the Legal System 1. History and Characteristics of International Law 2. Foundation, Sources and Structural Principles of International Law 3. The Subjects of International Law 4. Questions of Method and the Structure of Rules in International Law 5. The 'Lotus Rule' on Residual State Freedom 6. The Effectiveness of International Law 7. International Society or International Community? Part Two: International Law and Politics 8. The Relationship Between International Law and Politics Part Three: International Law and Certain Fundamental Legal-Political Notions 9. The Relationship of International Law with Certain Cardinal Legal Notions
Robert Kolb is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Geneva.
Theory of International Law is an important contribution to the theoretical analysis of public international law ... recommended for academics and professionals ... they will find important reflections to analyse and (re)value the importance of law for society and the international community. (Translated from the original Spanish) -- Humberto Cantu Rivera * Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional *