International Human Rights Law / Edition 1

International Human Rights Law / Edition 1

by Daniel Moeckli, David Harris, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199560250

ISBN-13: 9780199560257

Pub. Date: 08/06/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Written by leading experts in the field, this compelling textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation. A variety of perspectives bring this multifaceted and sometimes

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Written by leading experts in the field, this compelling textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation. A variety of perspectives bring this multifaceted and sometimes contentious subject to life, making International Human Rights Law the ideal companion for students of human rights.

This second edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and additional chapters on justifications, cultural rights, and international refugee law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199560257
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/06/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
670
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

What are human rights for
Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
Hina Jilani, Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan
Part I: Foundations
1. History, Ed Bates
2. Justifications, Samantha Besson
3. Critiques, Marie-Benedicte Dembour
Part II: International Law
4. Sources, Christine Chinkin
5. Nature of obligations, Frederic Megret
6. Scope of application, Sarah Joseph and Adam Fletcher
Part III: Substantive Rights
7. Categories of rights, Theo van Boven
8. Equality and non-discrimination, Daniel Moeckli
9. Integrity of the person, Nigel S Rodley
10. Adequate standard of living, Asbjorn Eide
11. Thought, expression, association, and assembly, Kevin Boyle and Sangeeta Shah
12. Education and work, Fons Coomans
13. Detention and trial, Sangeeta Shah
14. Cultural Rights, Julie Ringelheim
15. Sexual orientation and gender identity, Michael O'Flaherty
16. Women's rights, Dianne Otto
17. Group rights, Robert McCorquodale
Part IV: Protection
18. United Nations, Jane Connors and Markus Schmidt
19. The Americas, Jo Pasqualucci
20. Europe, Steven Greer
21. Africa, Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander
22. Within the state, Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw
Part V: Linkages
23. International humanitarian law, Sandesh Sivakumaran
24. International criminal law, Robert Cryer
25. International refugee law, Alice Edwards
Part IV: Challenges
26. Non-state actors, Andrew Clapham
27. Terrorism, Martin Scheinin
28. Poverty, Stephen P Marks
29. Environmental Degradation, Malgosia Fitzmaurice

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