Salt Water Neighbors by Ted L. McDorman
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Salt Water Neighbors
By Ted L. McDorman

Salt Water Neighbors

International Ocean Law Relations Between the United States and Canada

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Salt Water Neighbors by Ted L. McDorman

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The United States and Canada are salt water neighbors on the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans. Despite the general closeness of the political, economic and social relationship, the two States have approached their offshore areas from different perspectives. Canada has long supported expansion of exclusive national control over its adjacent offshore; whereas the United States has been concerned with the balance between national authority and international navigation rights. Canada has tended to view maritime disputes with the United States as local matters; whereas the United States has tended to see the disputes with Canada in global terms. Against this background, Salt Water Neighbors examines both the international ocean law disagreements that exist between the United States and Canada respecting maritime boundaries, fisheries and navigation rights (e.g., the Northwest Passage) and the numerous cooperative bilateral arrangements that have prevented these disputes from being significant causes of friction between the neighbors. There has not been a comprehensive book-length study of United States-Canada international ocean relations since the early 1970s. Much has changed in the last 30 years. Most importantly, the law and the nature of the disputes between the two States have changed as a result of the adoption of 200 nautical mile zones in the late 1970s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195383607
ISBN-10: 0195383605
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 160mm x 25mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ted L. McDorman

Ted McDorman is a Professor of Law at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. He has published over 100 articles regarding ocean law and policy issues and since 2000 has been the Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Development and International Law, North America's premier ocean law journal.

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