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International Human Rights Law 2nd ed isbn 9780199654574

International Human Rights Law

Edited by: Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, David Harris

ISBN13: 9780199560257
New Edition ISBN: 9780199654574
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



International Human Rights Law offers a thorough, thought-provoking consideration of the essential elements of the subject.

It covers all aspects of a typical international human rights course, from philosophical and other foundational issues to substantive rights to systems of protection. It also addresses contemporary challenges to human rights such as terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation.

Written by leading experts in their respective fields, the textbook offers various perspectives of the multifaceted and contentious subject of human rights. Its comprehensive coverage, accessible style, and pedagogical features make it the ideal companion for the student of human rights.

Although written primarily for the law student, it will also be of considerable relevance to the student of international relations, politics or sociology, and an invaluable resource for academics, advocates, and practitioners.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
Part I: Foundations of Human Rights
1.: Ed Bates: History
2.: James Nickel & David Reidy: Philosophical foundations
3.: Marie Dembour: Critiques
Part II: International Law of Human Rights
4.: Christine Chinkin: Sources
5.: Frédéric Mégret: Nature of obligations
6.: Sarah Joseph: Scope of application
Part III: Substantive Rights
7.: Theo van Boven: Categories of rights
8.: Daniel Moeckli: Equality and non-discrimination
9.: Nigel Rodley: Integrity of the person
10.: Asbjørn Eide: Adequate standard of living
11.: Kevin Boyle: Thought, expression, association and assembly
12.: Fons Coomans: Education and work
13.: Sangeeta Shah: Administration of justice
14.: Michael O'Flaherty: Sexual orientation and gender identity
15.: Dianne Otto: Women's rights
16.: Robert McCorquodale: Rights of peoples and minorities
Part IV: Protection
17.: Markus Schmidt: United Nations
18.: Jo Pasqualucci: The Americas
19.: Steven Greer: Europe
20.: Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander: Africa
21.: Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw: Within the State
22.: Julie Mertus: Political influence
Part V: Linkages
23.: Sandesh Sivakumaran: International humanitarian law
24.: Robert Cryer: International criminal law
Part VI: Challenges
25.: Andrew Clapham: Non-state actors
26.: Martin Scheinin: Terrorism
27.: Stephen Marks: Poverty
28.: Malgosia Fitzmaurice: Environmental degradation