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The Hamlyn Lectures 2005: Can Human Rights Survive?


ISBN13: 9780521866446
ISBN: 0521866448
Published: May 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780521685528



In this set of three essays, originally presented as the 2005 Hamlyn Lectures, Conor Gearty considers whether human rights can survive the challenges of the war on terror, the revival of political religion, and the steady erosion of the world's natural resources. He also looks deeper than this to consider the fundamental question: How can we tell what human rights are?

In his first essay, Gearty asks how the idea of human rights needs to be made to work in our age of relativism, uncertainty and anxiety. In the second, he assesses how the idea of human rights has coped with its incorporation in legal form in the UK Human Rights Act, arguing that the record is much better and more democratic than many human rights enthusiasts allow. In his final essay, Gearty confronts the challenges that may destroy the language of human rights for the generations that follow us

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. The crisis of authority
3. The crisis of legalism
4. The crisis of national security
5. Can human rights survive?
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Series: Hamlyn Lectures

Hamlyn Lectures 2021: Advocacy ISBN 9781009338110
Published May 2023
Cambridge University Press
£21.99
Hamlyn Lectures 2021: Advocacy ISBN 9781009338103
Published March 2023
Cambridge University Press
£95.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2015: A Magna Carta for Children?: Rethinking Children's Rights ISBN 9781107152823
Published November 2020
Cambridge University Press
£95.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2015: A Magna Carta for Children?: Rethinking Children's Rights ISBN 9781316606674
Published November 2020
Cambridge University Press
£41.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2018: Making Comparisons in Equality Law: Within Gender, Age and Conflicts ISBN 9781108827546
Published September 2020
Cambridge University Press
£30.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2018: Making Comparisons in Equality Law: Within Gender, Age and Conflicts ISBN 9781108842273
Published September 2020
Cambridge University Press
£69.00
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2017: Thinking About Statutes: Interpretation, Interaction, Improvement ISBN 9781108475013
Published August 2018
Cambridge University Press
£64.00
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2016: Fairness in Criminal Justice: Golden Threads and Pragmatic Patches ISBN 9781108463157
Published August 2018
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2016: Fairness in Criminal Justice: Golden Threads and Pragmatic Patches ISBN 9781108474351
Published August 2018
Cambridge University Press
£48.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2014: UK, EU and Global Administrative Law: Foundations and Challenges ISBN 9781107125124
Published October 2015
Cambridge University Press
£76.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2014: UK, EU and Global Administrative Law: Foundations and Challenges ISBN 9781107563087
Published October 2015
Cambridge University Press
£27.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2013: The Common Law Constitution ISBN 9781107434653
Published July 2014
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2013: The Common Law Constitution ISBN 9781107077720
Published July 2014
Cambridge University Press
£34.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2012: Aspects of Law Reform - An Insider's Perspective ISBN 9781107618169
Published July 2013
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2012: Aspects of Law Reform - An Insider's Perspective ISBN 9781107043022
Published July 2013
Cambridge University Press
£32.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2011: The Rule of Law and the Measure of Property ISBN 9781107653788
Published June 2012
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2011: The Rule of Law and the Measure of Property ISBN 9781107024465
Published June 2012
Cambridge University Press
£30.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2010: Lawyers and the Public Good: Democracy in Action? ISBN 9781107626287
Published September 2011
Cambridge University Press
£22.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2010: Lawyers and the Public Good: Democracy in Action? ISBN 9781107012530
Published September 2011
Cambridge University Press
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2008: Judging Civil Justice ISBN 9780521134392
Published October 2009
Cambridge University Press
£30.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2008: Judging Civil Justice ISBN 9780521118941
Published October 2009
Cambridge University Press
£70.00
The Hamlyn Lectures 2006: The Sovereignty of Law - The European Way ISBN 9780521703857
Published July 2007
Cambridge University Press
£25.99
The Hamlyn Lectures 2005: Can Human Rights Survive? ISBN 9780521685528
Published May 2006
Cambridge University Press
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2003: Judical Activism ISBN 9780421879508
Published June 2004
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2003: Judicial Activism ISBN 9780421879300
Published May 2004
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2002: Legal Conundrums in Our Brave New World ISBN 9780421852501
Published April 2004
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2002: Legal Conundrums in Our Brave New World ISBN 9780421851900
Published April 2004
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2000: Does the United Kingdom Still Have a Constitution? ISBN 9780421749306
Published May 2001
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The Hamlyn Lectures 2000: Does the United Kingdom Still Have a Constitution? ISBN 9780421752009
Published April 2001
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1999: The State of Justice ISBN 9780421729704
Published March 2000
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1999: The State of Justice ISBN 9780421729803
Published March 2000
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1998: Freedom, Law and Justice ISBN 9780421680906
Published June 1999
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1998: Freedom, Law and Justice ISBN 9780421680807
Published June 1999
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1997: Commercial Law in the Next Millennium ISBN 9780421636507
Published May 1998
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1997: Commercial Law in the Next Millennium ISBN 9780421636606
Published May 1998
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1996: Turning Points of the Common Law ISBN 9780421598607
Published April 1997
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1996: Turning Points of the Common Law ISBN 9780421598706
Published April 1997
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1994: Blackstone's Tower: The English Law School ISBN 9780421532700
Published December 1994
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1994: Blackstone's Tower: The English Law School ISBN 9780421532809
Published December 1994
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Administration of Justice ISBN 9780421522602
Published October 1994
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Introducing a European Legal Order ISBN 9780421473003
Published June 1992
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Introducing a European Legal Order ISBN 9780421463103
Published June 1992
Stevens & Sons Ltd
Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures 1990: The United Kingdom and Human Rights ISBN 9780420483102
Published June 1991
Stevens & Sons Ltd
Out of print
Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: Justification and Excuse in Criminal Law ISBN 9780420478207
Published March 1989
Stevens & Sons Ltd
Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: The Fabric of English Civil Justice ISBN 9780420475305
Published August 1987
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: The Fabric of English Civil Justice ISBN 9780420475404
Published June 1987
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Pragmatism and Theory in English Law ISBN 9780420476005
Published June 1987
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Protection from Power under English Law ISBN 9780837724300
Published May 1986
Fred B. Rothman & Co
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Hamlyn Revisited. The British Legal System Today ISBN 9780420467300
Published June 1983
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Quest for Security: Employees, Tenants, Wives ISBN 9780420464200
Published June 1982
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Social History and Law Reform ISBN 9780420459206
Published June 1981
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Constitutional Fundamentals ISBN 9780420459107
Published June 1980
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Liberty, Law and Justice ISBN 9780420454300
Published June 1978
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The European Communities and the Rule of Law ISBN 9780420452009
Published June 1977
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The National Insurance Commissioners ISBN 9780420450203
Published June 1976
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Justice in the Welfare State 2nd ed ISBN 9780420444608
Published June 1975
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Justice in the Welfare State 2nd ed ISBN 9780420444509
Published May 1975
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: English Law - The New Dimension ISBN 9780420447005
Published June 1974
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Maladministration and Its Remedies ISBN 9780420443304
Published June 1973
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Maladministration and Its Remedies ISBN 9780420443205
Published June 1973
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures 1972: Labour and the Law ISBN 9780420438508
Published June 1972
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Punishment, Prison and the Public ISBN 9780420438003
Published June 1971
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The English Judge ISBN 9780420433503
Published June 1970
Stevens & Sons Ltd
Out of print
Contribution of English Law to South African Law and the Rule of Law in South Africa ISBN 9780420415202
Published December 1967
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: Trial by Jury ISBN 005215
Published June 1966
Methuen & Co. Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: New Law for a New World? ISBN 005210
Published June 1965
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: Lawyer and Litigant in England ISBN 005208
Published June 1962
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: British Justice: The Scottish Contribution ISBN 005201
Published June 1961
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Common Law in India ISBN 005205
Published June 1960
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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Out of print
The Hamlyn Lectures: Protection from Power under English Law ISBN 005206
Published June 1957
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Trial by Jury ISBN 004606
Published June 1956
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Queen's Peace ISBN 005214
Published June 1953
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: English Law and the Moral Law ISBN 005209
Published June 1953
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Rational Strength of English Law ISBN 005204
Published June 1951
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: The Inheritance of the Common Law ISBN 005203
Published June 1950
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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The Hamlyn Lectures: Freedom Under the Law ISBN 004429
Published June 1949
Stevens & Sons Ltd
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