International Human Rights Lexicon

Overview

This book presents a wide-ranging survey of the scope and significance of international human rights law. Arranged thematically in alphabetical format, it side-steps the traditional categories of human rights law, to investigate rights in the specific contexts in which they are invoked, debated, and considered. This book is an informative and accessible guide to key issues confronting international human rights law today. Each entry introduces ...
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Overview

This book presents a wide-ranging survey of the scope and significance of international human rights law. Arranged thematically in alphabetical format, it side-steps the traditional categories of human rights law, to investigate rights in the specific contexts in which they are invoked, debated, and considered. This book is an informative and accessible guide to key issues confronting international human rights law today. Each entry introduces key concepts, norms, and debates.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198764144
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 4/15/2005
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Andrew Clapham is Professor of Public International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.

Susan Marks is University Lecturer in the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

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Table of Contents


Children

Culture

Death Penalty

Detention

Democracy

Development

Disability

Disappearances

Due Process

Education

Food

Globalization

Health

Housing

Indigenous Peoples

International Crimes

Media

Privacy

Protest

Racism

Refugees

Religion

Rule of Law

Sexuality

Terrorism

Torture

Universality

Victims

Women

Work

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