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Advanced Introduction to International Human Rights Law


ISBN13: 9781782545231
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.95
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In this landmark text, Dinah L. Shelton offers an insightful overview of the current state of international human rights law: its norms, institutions and procedures, both global and regional. Providing an invaluable entry point to this complex area of the Law, as well as an insightful reference for seasoned experts, the book will prove a useful resource for professors and practitioners of international law. It will also serve as a stimulating introductory text for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses on human rights.

Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible, yet rigorously executed, the Advanced Introduction to International Human Rights Law provides a concise and lucid account of this field of International Law, from a leading authority on the subject.

Key Features include:

  • Comprehensive coverage presented in an accessible style, structured into short, focused chapters
  • A rounded, interdisciplinary approach which places the law in context
  • Exploration of both practical and theoretical aspects
  • Balanced coverage with attention to both regional and global organizations, as well as probing current challenges
  • Written with the authority of an insider.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. Concepts and Foundations
2. Historical Overview
3. International Institutions
4. The Law of Human Rights
5. The Rights Guaranteed
6. Obligations
7. Compliance and Monitoring Mechanisms
8. Complaint Procedures
9. Enforcement
10. Stock-taking
Index

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