International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Law

by Rhona Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198805212
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 1,289,275
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rhona Smith, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Historical background
3. The United Nations
4. The International Bill of Human Rights
5. The United Nations - organizational structure
6. Regional protection of human rights
7. Europe
8. The Americas
9. Africa
10. Monitoring, implementing, and enforcing human rights
11. Substantive rights - general comments
12. Equality and non-discrimination
13. The right to life
14. Freedom from torture: cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment
15. The right to liberty of person
16. Equality before the law - the right to a fair trial
17. The right to self-determination
18. Freedom of expression
19. The right to work
20. The right to education and human rights education
21. Indigenous peoples' and minority rights
22. Protections for specific categories of persons (with individual protection)
23. Looking to the future

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