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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Strategic Visions for Human Rights: Essays in Honour of Professor Kevin Boyle

Edited by: Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson, Clara Sandoval

ISBN13: 9780415813365
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2010)
Price: £34.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780415579889



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Strategic Visions for Human Rights takes a multi-disciplinary approach to future directions for human rights. It looks beyond what international human rights treaties have so far established and considers the context in which rights in the twenty-first century might develop to meet needs. The book examines how international law might be utilized to protect groups rather than just individual members of the group and it also calls into question the liberal positivist approach to international law that provides the framework for human rights norms. The book is written and published in honour of Professor Kevin Boyle. It celebrates his long career in human rights law both as an academic and a practising barrister. Professor Boyle has taken numerous cases on human rights issues to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and has long been involved in human rights aspects of the peace process in Northern Ireland. He has published widely on human rights issues, focusing on freedom of expression and religion and non-discrimination. The contributors to this volume are well-known academics in the field of human rights and include Francesca Klug, Conor Gearty, David Beetham and Asbjorn Eide. Amongst some of the issues addressed in the book are the future of the European Court of Human Rights, the role of academics play in engendering transition to post-conflict democratic states, and human rights and religious pluralism.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. War and Peace in Northern Ireland: Reflections on the Contribution of Academic and Human Rights Communities, Tom Hadden,
2. Law and Human Rights Rather than International Human Rights Law, Geoff Gilbert,
3. Universality, Historical Specificity and Cultural Difference in Human Rights, David Beetham,
4. Doing Human Rights: Three Lessons from the Field, Conor Gearty,
5. Rights and Righteousness: Friends or Foes? Francesca Klug,
6. Human Rights, Power, and the Protection of Free Choice, Sheldon Leader,
7. Conscientious Objection to Military Service, Rachel Brett and Laurel Townhead,
8. In Search of the Third Freedom - 'everywhere in the world' Asbjorn Eide,
9. Lobbying for Rights During the 'War on Terror': The American Civil Liberties Union After 9/11, Richard J. Maiman,
10. The Future of the European Court of Human Rights, Francoise Hampson