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International Human Rights Law: Cases, Materials, Commentary 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781107063754
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.00
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The leading textbook on International Human Rights Law is now better than ever. The content has been fully updated and now provides more detailed coverage of substantive human rights, along with new sections on climate change and international human rights law theory, making this the most comprehensive book in the field. It has a new, more student-friendly text design and has retained the features which made the first edition so engaging and accessible, including the concise and critical style, and questions and case studies within each chapter, with suggestions for further reading now clearly sign posted in a separate section. Written by De Schutter, whose extensive experience working in the field and teaching the subject in both the US and EU gives him a unique perspective and valuable insight into the requirements of lecturers and students. This is an essential tool for all students of International Human Rights Law.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Part I. The Sources:
1. The emergence of international human rights
2. State responsibility and 'jurisdiction'

Part II. The Substantive Obligations:
3. The typology of States' obligations and the obligation to respect human rights
4. The application of human rights in private relationships and the obligation to protect
5. The progressive realization of human rights and the obligation to fulfil
6. Derogations in time of public emergency
7. The prohibition of discrimination

Part III. The Mechanisms of Protection:
8. Ensuring compliance with international human rights law: the role of national authorities
9. The United Nations human rights treaties system
10. The United Nations Charter-based monitoring of human rights
11. Regional mechanisms of protection.