Boundaries of State, Boundaries of Rights: Human Rights, Private Actors, and Positive Obligations

Boundaries of State, Boundaries of Rights: Human Rights, Private Actors, and Positive Obligations


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107665743
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2018
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Tsvi Kahana is Associate Professor at Queen's University, Ontario.

Anat Scolnicov is Professor of Law at the University of Winchester.

Table of Contents

Introduction Tsvi Kahana and Anat Scolnicov; 1. Our rights, but whose duties? Re-conceptualizing rights in the era of globalization Jean Thomas; 2. On suffering and societal constitutionalism: at the border of international investment and arbitration David Schneiderman; 3. Beware: boundary crossings José E. Alvarez; 4. Dialogue and constitutional duty Mark Tushnet; 5. Positive obligations, positive rights and constitutional amendment Vicki C. Jackson; 6. Privatizing public rights: common law and state action in the United States Helen Hershkoff; 7. Abdications of sovereignty in state action and horizontal effect jurisprudence Johan van der Walt; 8. Hybrid state accountability and hybrid rights: positive rights, exclusion, and state action in Canada Tsvi Kahana; 9. Human rights and derivative rights: the European Convention on Human Rights and the rights of corporations Anat Scolnicov; 10. Judicial review and Human Rights Act review in contracted-out public services: options for litigation in English law A. C. L. Davies; 11. Privatization and human rights in the United Kingdom Stephanie Palmer; 12. Principles of public fiduciary administration Paul B. Miller; 13. Human rights indicators and boundaries of accountability and opportunity Megan Dersnah and Ron Levi.

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