Guide to International Human Rights Practice / Edition 4

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $2.99   
  • New (4) from $33.43   
  • Used (8) from $2.99   

Overview

The standard work in its field, this updated and expanded edition presents an eminently practical "nuts-and-bolts" guide to international human rights law and practice. The contributors, all specialists in their areas of expertise, offer a panoramic yet meticulously detailed survey of the many techniques now available to protect human rights at global, regional, and national levels. Appendices include a bibliographic essay that serves as a mini-guide to contemporary human rights literature, in both print and on-line sources.

Published under the auspices of the Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute (PAIL).

Paperback version of this title is available for classroom adoption only at cost of $25.00/copy, 10 copy minimum.

Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Quotes from Kafka's and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights aptly launch this edition of a standard reference work in the human rights field compiled by Hannum (international law, Tufts U.). In 13 essays, divided into sections on preliminary considerations, international procedures for making human rights complaints within the UN system, regional systems for human rights' protection, and other techniques and forums for protecting rights, US and European contributors survey the latest methods and forums available for the protection of human rights at national, regionalism, and global levels. Appendixes include an extensive bibliographic essay, a model human rights complaint form, and resources on major rights organizations and instruments. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571050632
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/3/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Hurst Hannum is Professor of International Law at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He has served as counsel in cases before the European and Inter-American Commissions on Human Rights and the United Nations.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Part I. Preliminary Considerations; 1. An Overview of International Human Rights Law, RICHARD B. BILDER; 2. Implementing Human Rights: An Overview of NGO Strategies and Available Procedures, HURST HANNUM; Part II. International Procedures for Making Human Rights Complaints
Within the UN System; 3. Treaty-Based Procedures for Making Human Rights Complaints Within the UN System, SIÂN LEWIS-ANTHONY AND MARTIN SCHEININ; 4. United Nations Non-Treaty Procedures for Dealing with Human Rights Violations; NIGEL RODLEY AND DAVID WEISSBRODT; 5. Human Rights Complaint Procedures of the International Labor Organization, LEE SWEPSTON; 6. The Complaint Procedure of the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, STEPHEN P. MARKS; Part III Regional Systems for the Protection of Human Rights; 7. The Inter-American Human Rights System, DINAH L. SHELTON; 8. Council of Europe, OSCE, and European Union, KEVIN BOYLE; 9. The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights,
CEES FLINTERMAN AND EVELYN ANKUMAH; Part IV Other Techniques and Forums forProtecting Rights;
10. International Reporting Procedures, STEPHANIE FARRIOR; 11. Quasi-Legal Standards and Guidelines for Protecting Human Rights, JIRI TOMAN; 12. The International and National Protection of Refugees, MARYELLEN FULLERTON; 13. The Role of Domestic Courts in Enforcing International Human Rights Law, RALPH STEINHARDT; Appendixes; A. Bibliographic Essay; B. Checklist to Help Select the Most Appropriate Forum;
C. Model Communication; D. Addresses of Intergovernmental Organizations; E. Ratifications of Selected
Human Rights Instruments; F. Citations for Major International Human Rights Instruments; Contributors;
Index; Contents.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)