Philippines versus China
This edited collection of chapters from leading oceans scholars is a timely and incisive examination of the Philippines versus China arbitration on the South China Sea. It offers multidimensional insights into the history, law and politics surrounding the South China Sea disputes for policy makers, scholars and all those interested in this pivotal region. Robin Warner, University of Wollongong, Australia This superb collection of legal approaches to arbitration in the South China Sea confirms my basic conviction: Law Trumps Power! No matter what the Arbitral Tribunal decides, the maritime disputes will be resolved on the basis of international law, not through the use of force. Stein Tonnesson, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway
Shicun Wu, PhD in History, is President of the National Institute for South China Sea Studies, and Deputy Director of the National Collaborative Center of South China Sea Studies, Nanjing University. Dr Wus research interests cover the history and geography of the South China Sea, maritime delimitation, maritime economy, international relations and regional security strategy. Keyuan Zou is Harris Professor of International Law at the Lancashire Law School of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), United Kingdom. He specializes in international law, in particular law of the sea and international environmental law.
Philippines v. China Arbitration Case concerning the South China Sea: An Introduction Competing Claims over the South China Sea Islands and the Way Forward: A Chinese Perspective on the Philippine-China Arbitration Case The South China Sea Disputes Are Not Yet Justiciable Conciliation and Article 298 Dispute Resolution Procedures under the Law of the Sea Convention The Legal Status of Maritime Features in the Sino-Philippine South China Sea Arbitration: Admissibility and Jurisdiction Does Chinas Position Paper on the South China Sea Arbitration Constitute a Preliminary Objection? The Arctic Sunrise Case and Its Implications for China The U-shaped Line and Historic Rights in the Philippines v. China Arbitration Case The Law of the Sea Convention and the U-Shaped Line: Some Comments The South China Sea Arbitration Case Filed by the Philippines against China: Arguments Concerning Low Tide Elevations, Rocks, and Islands Offshore Geographic Features and Their Significance to Sovereignty and Maritime Claims Fishery Resources Management in a Disputed Maritime Zone: A Political and Legal Analysis Law Enforcement in a Disputed Maritime Zone: A Political and Legal Analysis The Impact of the Arbitration Case on Regional Maritime Security