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Guide to International Human Rights Practice / Edition 4

Guide to International Human Rights Practice / Edition 4

by Hurst Hannum


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Guide to International Human Rights Practice / Edition 4

The standard work in its field, this updated and expanded edition presents an eminently practical "nuts-and-bolts" guide to international human rights law and practice. The contributors, all specialists in their areas of expertise, offer a panoramic yet meticulously detailed survey of the many techniques now available to protect human rights at global, regional, and national levels. Appendices include a bibliographic essay that serves as a mini-guide to contemporary human rights literature, in both print and on-line sources.

Published under the auspices of the Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute (PAIL).

Paperback version of this title is available for classroom adoption only at cost of $25.00/copy, 10 copy minimum.

Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571050632
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/03/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Hurst Hannum is Professor of International Law at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He has served as counsel in cases before the European and Inter-American Commissions on Human Rights and the United Nations

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Part I. Preliminary Considerations; 1. An Overview of International Human Rights Law, RICHARD B. BILDER; 2. Implementing Human Rights: An Overview of NGO Strategies and Available Procedures, HURST HANNUM; Part II. International Procedures for Making Human Rights Complaints
Within the UN System; 3. Treaty-Based Procedures for Making Human Rights Complaints Within the UN System, SIÂN LEWIS-ANTHONY AND MARTIN SCHEININ; 4. United Nations Non-Treaty Procedures for Dealing with Human Rights Violations; NIGEL RODLEY AND DAVID WEISSBRODT; 5. Human Rights Complaint Procedures of the International Labor Organization, LEE SWEPSTON; 6. The Complaint Procedure of the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, STEPHEN P. MARKS; Part III Regional Systems for the Protection of Human Rights; 7. The Inter-American Human Rights System, DINAH L. SHELTON; 8. Council of Europe, OSCE, and European Union, KEVIN BOYLE; 9. The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights,
CEES FLINTERMAN AND EVELYN ANKUMAH; Part IV Other Techniques and Forums forProtecting Rights;
10. International Reporting Procedures, STEPHANIE FARRIOR; 11. Quasi-Legal Standards and Guidelines for Protecting Human Rights, JIRI TOMAN; 12. The International and National Protection of Refugees, MARYELLEN FULLERTON; 13. The Role of Domestic Courts in Enforcing International Human Rights Law, RALPH STEINHARDT; Appendixes; A. Bibliographic Essay; B. Checklist to Help Select the Most Appropriate Forum;
C. Model Communication; D. Addresses of Intergovernmental Organizations; E. Ratifications of Selected
Human Rights Instruments; F. Citations for Major International Human Rights Instruments; Contributors;
Index; Contents.

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