Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations: Alternative Judgments

Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations: Alternative Judgments

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ISBN-13: 9781138639508
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/07/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Gibney is the Belk Distinguished Professor at University of North Carolina -Asheville. Since 1984, Gibney has directed the Political Terror Scale (PTS), which measures levels of physical integrity violations in more than 185 countries (www.politicalterrorscale.org).

Wouter Vandenhole holds the UNICEF Chair in Children's Rights at the Faculty of Law of the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and is the Co-Director of the Law and Development Research Group.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Transnational human rights obligations, Mark Gibney and Wouter Vandenhole Part 1: International Economic Governance Structures 2. U.S. Trade Santions (World Trade Organization, Panel, Claire Buggenhoudt 3. Biofuel and the Right to Food (World Trade Organization, Panel), Alexia Herwig 4. Land Grabbing and Gender Issues (International Finance Corporation and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman), Joss Saunders Part 2: Global (Human Rights) Monitoring Bodies 5. Putting an End to Victims without Borders: Child pornography (Committee on the Rights of the Child), Gamze Erdem Türkelli 6. Extraterritorial Shared Responsibility for the Right to Health (Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), Rachel Hammonds and Gorik Ooms 7. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Nuba Peoples (Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), Jernej Letnar Černič 8. "Only the Little People Pay Taxes": Tax evasion and Switzerland’s extraterritorial obligations to economic, social and cultural rights (Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), Nicholas Lusiani 9.Labour Rights in a Transnational Perspective (Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), Arne Vandenbogaerde 10. Climate Change (Human Rights Committee, Ad hoc Conciliation Commission), Margreet Wewerinke 11. Land Grabbing in Uganda by a Multinational Coporation (World Court of Justice), Christopher Mbazira 13. Structural Adjustment and Farmers' Suicide in India (International Court of Justice), Anita Punj 14. (Economic) Crimes against Humanity (International Criminal Court), Michael Wabwile Part 3: Regional Human Rights Monitoring Bodies 15. Public Duties for Private Wrongs: Regulation of multinationals (African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights), Takele Soboka Bulto 16. Forced Evictions in Zimbabwe (African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights), Khulekani Moyo 17. Land Grabbing in South America (Inter-American Human Rights Commission), Ana Maria Suarez-Franco 18/ Enforcing Extraterritorial Social Rights in the Eurozone Crisis (European Committee of Social Rights), Matthias Sant'Ana 19. Military Interventions in Non-European States (European Court of Human Rights), Nico Moons Part 4: Domestic Courts 20. Extraordinary Rendition (U.S. Supreme Court), Mark Gibney

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