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xxxix, 1580 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Human rights concepts and discourse
  • The human rights regime : background and birth
  • Civil and political rights
  • Economic and social rights
  • National security, terrorism and the law of armed conflict
  • Rights or duties as organizing concepts
  • Conflict in culture, tradition and practices : challenges to universalism
  • The United Nations human rights system
  • Treaty bodies : the ICCPR Human Rights Committee
  • International human rights fact-finding
  • Regional arrangements
  • Vertical interpenetration : international human rights law within states' legal and political orders
  • Horizontal interpenetration : transnational influence and enforcement of human rights
  • Measuring and evaluating human rights performance
  • Massive human rights tragedies : prosecutions and truth commissions
  • Non-state actors and human rights
  • Human rights, development and climate change.
International Human Rights is the definitive work on the subject area providing its reader with a comprehensive analysis of this wide and diverse subject area. A successor to the widely acclaimed International Human Rights in Context, this book is written by Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman who are both world-leading human rights scholars. They have chosen a wide selection of materials from primary and secondary materials to demonstrate and illuminate key themes and carefully guide the reader through each extract with thoughtful and lucid commentary.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199578726 20160609
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-695-01