Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199264063
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2003
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Tom Campbell is Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University.

Jeffrey Goldsworthy is Professor in the Faculty of Law, Monash University.

Adrienne Stone, is a Fellow in the Law Program at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Adrienne Stone
Part I: Conceptual Boundaries and Functions of Human Rights
1. Human Rights: The Shifting Boundaries, Tom Campbell
2. Freedom of Expression as a Human Right, Larry Alexander
3. Human Rights Concepts in Political Debate, Mark A. Nolan and Penelope J. Oakes
4. Human Rights, The Rule of Law and American Constitutionalism, Robin L. West
Part II: Democratic Foundations
5. Rights, Rules, and Democracy, Richard S. Kay
6. Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debate, Julie Debeljak
7. Representation-reinforcing Review, David Tucker
8. A Defence of the Status Quo, James Allan
9. Aspiring to the Rule of Law, David Dyzenhaus
Part III: Institutional Designs
10. Non Judicial Review, Mark Tushnet
11. Parliament and Rights, Janet L. Hiebert
12. Dialogue between Courts, Parliaments, and Communities, George Williams
13. Judicial Review, Legislative Override, and Democracy, Jeffrey Goldsworthy
14. Addressing Homelessness: Does Australia's Indirect Implementation of Human Rights Comply with its International Obligations, Dianne Otto
15. Indigenous Rights, Steven Curry
16. The Case for Social Rights, K. D. Ewing

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