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Title:
International human rights law
Author:
Moeckli, Daniel, editor.
ISBN:
9780198767237
Edition:
Third edition.
Physical Description:
lviii, 644 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
Previous edition: 2014.
Contents:
History / Ed Bates -- Justifications / Samantha Besson -- Critiques / Marie-Bénédicte Dembour -- Sources / Christine Chinkin -- Nature of obligations / Frédéric Mégret -- Scope of application / Sarah Joseph and Sam Dipnall -- Categories of rights / Theo van Boven -- Equality and non-discrimination / Daniel Moeckli -- Integrity of the person / Nigel S Rodley -- Adequate standard of living / Asbøjrn Eide -- Thought, expression, association, and assembly / Dominic McGoldrick -- Education and work / Fons Coomans -- Detention and Trial / Sangeeta Shah -- Cultural rights / Julie Ringelheim -- Sexual orientation and gender identity / Michael O'Flaherty -- Women's rights / Dianne Otto -- Children's rights / Geraldine Van Bueren -- Group rights / Robert McCorquodale -- United Nations / Jane Connors -- The Americas / Thomas M Antkowiak -- Europe / Steven Greer -- Africa / Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander -- Within the state / Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw -- International humanitarian law / Sandesh Sivakumaran -- International criminal law / Robert Cryer -- International refugee law / Alice Edwards -- Non-state actors / Andrew Clapham -- Terrorism / Martin Scheinin -- Poverty / Stephen P Marks.
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Written by leading experts in the field, this compelling textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. A variety of perspectives bring this multifaceted and sometimes contentious subject to life, making International Human Rights Law the ideal companion for students of human rights.New to this editionThis third edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and two new chapters: 'Children's Rights' and 'Regional Protection'.Key featuresBreadth and depth of coverage provide a thorough and complete guide for students of international human rights lawTakes students from philosophical foundations, through substantive rights, to contemporary issues and challengesEach chapter is written by an expert in their respective field, providing critical analysis and exposing the reader to a unique variety of perspectivesIncludes useful features such as chapter summaries, charts, and suggestions for further reading.