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Vol 22 No 9 Sept/Oct 2017

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Textbook on International Human Rights 7th ed isbn 9780198746218

Textbook on International Human Rights 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780199672813
New Edition ISBN: 9780198746218
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199603343
Published: November 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise introduction for students new to the subject. Clearly written and broad in scope, this popular text gives a concise introduction to international human rights, including regional systems of protection and the key substantive rights.

The author skilfully guides you through the complexities of the subject, making it accessible to those with little or no prior legal knowledge. Key cases and areas of debate are highlighted throughout, and a wealth of references to cases and further readings provided at the end of each chapter.

Textbook on International Human Rights continues to be relied upon by students worldwide as the first book to turn to for clear and accurate coverage.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
1. Introduction
2. Historical background
3. The United Nations
4. The International Bill of Human Rights
5. The United Nations organizational structure
6. Regional protection of human rights
7. Europe
8. The Organization of American States
9. The African Union
10. Monitoring, implementing, and enforcing human rights
11. Substantive rights - general comments
12. Equality and non-discrimination
13. The right to life
14. Freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment
15. The rights to liberty of person
16. Equality before the law - the right to a fair trial
17. The right to self-determination
18. Freedom of expression
19. The right to work
20. The right to education and human rights education
21. Minority rights
22. Group rights
23. Looking to the future