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Defining Civil and Political Rights: The Jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780754676560
Published: March 2009
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £40.00
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis and commentary on the decisions – technically known as views – of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, for use by human rights lawyers throughout the world. Each of the substantive rights and freedoms set out in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is considered in detail, by analysis of final reviews and comments of the Human Rights Committee.

This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent jurisprudence on the Human Rights Committee. New chapters have been added based upon substantive areas of the committee's jurisprudence.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
Preface
Introduction, Alex Conte and Richard Burchill
Procedure under the optional protocol, Alex Conte
Limitations to and derogations from covenant rights, Alex Conte
Democratic and civil rights, Alex Conte
Security of the person, Alex Conte
The judicial process, Alex Conte
Privacy, honour, and reputation, Alex Conte
Family and the child, Richard Burchill
Self-determination, Richard Burchill
Minority rights, Richard Burchill
Equality and non-discrimination, Richard Burchill
Appendices
Index.