The Future of International Human Rights available in Hardcover
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- Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
The Future of International Human Rights analyzes and assesses emerging domains of international human rights law and practice, the development of which is part of the legacy of the Universal Declaration, and explores the viable pathways to the future that the Declaration opens up. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.
|Publisher:||Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Burns H. Weston is the Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at The University of Iowa School of Law and Director of the University's Center for Human Rights. Stephen P. Marks is Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health.
Table of Contents
Contributors; Preface; Foreword: Human Rights in Transformation: From the Last Fifty Years to the Next Fifty Mary Robinson; Prologue: The Dead Have Nothing to Lose byTelling the Truth Marvin Bell; A Half Century of Human Rights: Geopolitics and Values Richard A. Falk; Capabilities, Human Rights, and the Universal Declaration Martha C. Nussbaum; The Universality of Human Rights in a Multicultured World: Toward Respectful Decision-Making Burns H. Weston; Voices of Suffering, Fragmented Universality, and theFuture of Human Rights Upendra Baxi; Contesting Globalization: A Feminist Perspective on the Future of Human Rights Anne Orford; Globalization and Human Rights: Clash of Universal Aspirations and Special Interests Kamal Hossain; Reflections on the Future of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Yozo Yokota; Reflections on the Future of Civil and Political Rights Rein Müllerson; Strengthening the Norms of International HumanitarianLaw to Combat Impunity M. Cherif Bassiouni; The United Nations and Human Rights: The Promise of Multilateral Diplomacy and Action Stephen P. Marks; The Promise of Regional Human Rights Systems Dinah Shelton; Reconciliation and Justice: The South African Experience John Dugard; Human Rights and the Promise of Transnational Civil Society Julie A. Mertus; Appendix I: Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Appendix II: International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Appendix III: International Convenant on; Civil and Political Rights; Index