Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations

Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations

by Mark Gibney, Sigrun Skogly

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812204841
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mark Gibney is Belk Distinguished Professor and Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Asheville. He is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of several books on international affairs and human rights, including The Age of Apology: Facing Up to the Past, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Sigrun Skogly is Professor of Human Rights Law at Lancaster University and is the author of a number of publications, including Beyond National Borders: States' Human Rights Obligations in International Cooperation.

Table of Contents

Introduction
—Sigrun Skogly and Mark Gibney

Chapter 1. Obligations of States to Prevent and Prohibit Torture in an Extraterritorial Perspective
—Manfred Nowak
Chapter 2. Obligations to Protect the Right to Life: Constructing a Rule of Transfer Regarding Small Arms and Light Weapons
—Barbara Frey
Chapter 3. Growing Barriers: International Refugee Law
—Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen
Chapter 4. Diagonal Environmental Rights
—John H. Knox
Chapter 5. The Human Rights Responsibility of International Assistance and Cooperation in Health
—Judith Bueno de Mesquita, Paul Hunt, and Rajat Khosla
Chapter 6. The World Food Crisis and the Right to Adequate Food
—Michael Windfuhr
Chapter 7. Labor Standards and Extraterritoriality: Cambodian Textile Exports and the International Labour Organization
—Virginia A. Leary
Chapter 8. A Sort of Homecoming: The Right to Housing
—Malcolm Langford
Chapter 9. Protecting Rights in the Face of Scarcity: The Right to Water
—Amanda Cahill

Notes
Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index

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