A. Background, guidance, exercises and problems -- B. Basic documents for investigation and study
Each chapter introduces a distinct element of international law. The first half of each chapter consists of two "Parts": an "Introduction and Overview" that describes the primary documents [and] a set of "Reading Exercises" guiding students in the careful study of these documents. The second half of each chapter provides "Guidance for Research," describing the basic tools available for researching the area covered by that Chapter. Finally, Part Four of each Chapter contains a set of "Research Problems."