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International Human Rights Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781405811811
Previous Edition ISBN: 0582437733
Published: November 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £43.99

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International human rights law is among the broadest, most-dynamic and controversial topics in legal study. In this book, Javaid Rehman offers a comprehensive and practical examination of the workings of human rights protection and presents a considered legal analysis of such sensitive issues as non-discrimination, rights of minorities, indigenous peoples, and the rights of women and children.

He also explores areas such as enforced disappearances; torture; and terrorism all highly topical and contentious issues which continue to dominate much of today's social, political and legal debate.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
PartI. International Legal Systems and the Development of Human Rights Law
1. Introduction
2. Historical Antecedents of International Human Rights Law
3. International Law and Human Rights
4. The United Nations System and the Modern Human Rights Regime

Part II. The International Bill of Rights
5. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
6. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
7. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Part III. Regional Protection of Human Rights
8. European Human Rights I
9. European Human Rights II
10. The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights
11. African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
12. Other Regional Human Rights Instruments

Part IV. Group Rights
13. Equality and Non-Discrimination
14. The rights of Minorities
15. The Rights of Peoples and Indigenous Peoples
16. The Rights of Women
17. The rights of the Child
18. Rights of the Disabled
19. Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons
20. Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families ;
Part V. Issues Arising in International Human Rights law
21. Human Rights and International Criminal Law
22. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law
23. Torture as a Crime in International Law
24. Enforced Disappearances and International Law
25. Terrorism and International Human Rights Law

A1. Studying International Law of Human Rights: Sources and Further Research
A2. Table of Ratification of Human Rights Treaties