International Human Rights Law

Paperback | January 13, 2014

EditorDaniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran

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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. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmentaldegradation. 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. This second edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and additional chapters on justifications, cultural rights, and international refugee law.

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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. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmentaldegradation. A variety of perspectives bring this ...

Daniel Moeckli is an Assistant Professor in Public International Law and Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich and a Fellow of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham. Sangeeta Shah is a Lecturer in the School of Law and a Member of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham. Sandesh Sivakumaran is As...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:January 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199654573

ISBN - 13:9780199654574

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Table of Contents

What are human rights forNavanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsKenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights WatchHina Jilani, Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of PakistanPart I: Foundations1. Ed Bates: History2. Samantha Besson: Justifications3. Marie-Benedicte Dembour: CritiquesPart II: International Law4. Christine Chinkin: Sources5. Frederic Megret: Nature of obligations6. Sarah Joseph and Adam Fletcher: Scope of applicationPart III: Substantive Rights7. Theo van Boven: Categories of rights8. Daniel Moeckli: Equality and non-discrimination9. Nigel S Rodley: Integrity of the person10. Asbjorn Eide: Adequate standard of living11. Kevin Boyle and Sangeeta Shah: Thought, expression, association, and assembly12. Fons Coomans: Education and work13. Sangeeta Shah: Detention and trial14. Julie Ringelheim: Cultural Rights15. Michael O'Flaherty: Sexual orientation and gender identity16. Dianne Otto: Women's rights17. Robert McCorquodale: Group rightsPart IV: Protection18. Jane Connors and Markus Schmidt: United Nations19. Jo Pasqualucci: The Americas20. Steven Greer: Europe21. Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander: Africa22. Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw: Within the statePart V: Linkages23. Sandesh Sivakumaran: International humanitarian law24. Robert Cryer: International criminal law25. Alice Edwards: International refugee lawPart IV: Challenges26. Andrew Clapham: Non-state actors27. Martin Scheinin: Terrorism28. Stephen P Marks: Poverty29. Malgosia Fitzmaurice: Environmental Degradation