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International Human Rights Law 2nd ed isbn 9781405811811

International Human Rights Law

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ISBN13: 9780582437739
ISBN: 0582437733
New Edition ISBN: 9781405811811
Published: February 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Aimed at undergraduate (LLB) and postgraduate (LLM) courses in International Human Rights Law and International Relations, the key feature of this book is to emphasise the practical aspects of International Human Rights Law, and to introduce the reader to the broad scope of the subject.

It offers a straightforward analysis of the international human rights law ensuring that the student and practitioner understand the complex system of international human rights law. The volume analyzes concerns in this area by dealing with previously overlooked aspects of human rights.

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Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW - THEORY AND PRACTICE
PART I: INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Chapter One: International Law and Human Rights
Chapter Two: The United Nations System and the Modern Human Rights Regime (1945-)
PART II: THE INTERNATIONAL BILL OF RIGHTS
Chapter Three: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Chapter Four: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Chapter Five: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
PART III: REGIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Chapter Six: European Human Rights - I
Chapter Seven: European Human Rights - II
Chapter Eight: The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights
Chapter Nine: African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
PART IV: GROUP RIGHTS
Chapter Ten: Equality and Non-Discrimination
Chapter Eleven: The Rights of Minorities
Chapter Twelve: The Rights of "Peoples" and "Indigenous Peoples"
Chapter Thirteen: The Rights of Women
Chapter Fourteen: Rights of the Child
PART V: CRIMES AGAINST THE DIGNITYOF MANKIND
Chapter Fifteen: Torture as a Crime in International Law and the Rights of Torture Victims
Chapter Sixteen: Terrorism as a Crime in International Law
Appendix I: Sources and Further Research in Human Rights
Appendix II: Status of the Ratification of the Prinicpal International Human Rights Treaties
Index