International Human Rights Lexicon / Edition 1

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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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"A rich and informed survey of debates, problems and illustrations of how human rights penetrate all spheres of life will fascinate people from many different disciplines." --Modern Law Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198764137
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (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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