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Law of the Sea

  • By: David Anderson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The seas and oceans cover over seven tenths of the Earth's surface and have often been described as one of the global commons, or res communis. They have long formed an international arena where states have had to regulate their conduct and ...

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