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The International Law of Human Rights


ISBN13: 9780195568806
Published: January 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £92.99



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The International Law of Human Rights provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and theories of human rights, the institutions, instruments and implementation structures for protecting human rights, and the contemporary challenges of human rights law.

Author commentary and examples illuminate a range of primary and secondary materials to rigorously cover the breadth of human rights law in a way that is interesting and engaging for all readers.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
PART 1 INTRODUCING HUMAN RIGHTS
1. The International Bill of Human Rights
2. Earlier Conceptions of 'Human Rights'
PART 2 THE SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS
3. Civil and Political Rights
4. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
PART 3 THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK
5. Framework of the United Nations System
6. The Human Rights Council
7. The Human Rights Treaty System
8. Regional Mechanisms
9. The Role of Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)
PART 4 AUSTRALIA
10. Implementation of International Human Rights Law in Australia
PART 5 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES
11. Accountability for Gross Human Rights Abuses
PART 6 VULNERABLE PEOPLE
12. Children
13. Indigenous Peoples
14. People with Disabilities
15. Refugees
16. Women
17. Workers
PART 7 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
18. Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and the Impact on Human Rights
19. Transnational Corporations and Human Rights
20. The Expanding Scope of International Human Rights Law