Beginning Human Rights Law by Howard DavisBeginning Human Rights Law by Howard Davis

Beginning Human Rights Law

byHoward DavisEditorHoward Davis

Hardcover | October 4, 2014

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Whether you're new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Human Rights Law is all about,Beginning Human Rights Lawis the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms with the structure, themes and issues of the subject so that you can begin your Human Rights module with confidence.

Adopting a clear and simple approach with legal vocabulary explained in a detailed glossary, Howard Davis breaks the subject of Human Rights Law down using practical everyday examples to make it understandable for anyone, whatever their background. Diagrams and flowcharts simplify complex issues, important cases are identified and explained and on-the- spot questions help you recognise potential issues or debates within the law so that you can contribute in classes with confidence.

Beginning Human Rights Lawis an ideal first introduction to the subject for LLB, GDL or ILEX and especially international students, those enrolled on distance learning courses or on other degree programmes.

Dr Howard Davis is Reader in Public Law at Bournemouth University. As well as human rights law he teaches Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Civil Liberties on the University's LLB and Constitutional and Administrative Law on the CPE/GDL.Publications include textbooks on human rights and civil liberties and articles on the Huma...
Title:Beginning Human Rights LawFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 4, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415524644

ISBN - 13:9780415524643

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Table of Contents

1.Introduction To The Study Of Human Rights Law In The United Kingdom  2.The European Convention On Human Rights And Its Context  3.The Human Rights Act  4.Pervasive Concepts And Ancillary Rights  5.Life And Physical Integrity  6.The Right To Liberty  7.The Right To A Fair Hearing  8.Rights To Privacy And Property  9.Freedom Of Political Expression  10.Freedom Of Belief

Editorial Reviews

"There is much food for thought throughout this excellent primer on where we are and where we are going with the issue of human rights in the 21st century".  Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers