||Clive Schofield, Sekwoo Lee, Moon-sang Kwon
||Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
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The successful conclusion of the prolonged international negotiations that produced the UN Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) in 1982 was a transformative event in the history of modern international law. That it is an agreement global in reach, rather than one of limited multilateral dimensions, is itself a feature of great historic importance. Even before its signing and formal entry into force (in 1994), subject Convention impelled an extraordinary acceleration in the pace of ocean-law development: it led to a proliferation in the types and number of marine activities and ocean resources affected by newly developed rules, large principles, and emerging aspirational understandings. Today, this very complex process continues in a robust way, as it is by the papers in this publication. The book contributes new perspectives on many vital aspects of ocean law and policy...