Principles of International Investment Law by Rudolph Dolzer and Christoph Schreuer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN-10: 0199211760, 433 pp.
Dolzer and Schreuer collaborated on this thorough and insightful treatment of the central issues in international investment law which is structured as a textbook suitable for graduate law students who have at least some familiarity in the principles of international law. With comprehensive chapters on bilateral investment treaties (BITs), the nature and definition of investment, expropriation, standards of protection and dispute settlement (amongst others), this book is the most complete examination of this highly important and growing field of international investment law available in a single volume.