International Human Rights Lexicon by Susan Marks

International Human Rights Lexicon

bySusan Marks, Andrew Clapham

Paperback | May 31, 2005

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This book presents a wide-ranging survey of the scope and significance of international human rights law. Arranged thematically in alphabetical format, it side-steps the traditional categories of human rights law, to investigate rights in the specific contexts in which they are invoked,debated, and considered. This book is an informative and accessible guide to key issues confronting international human rights law today.

About The Author

Andrew Clapham is Professor of Public International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva 3nd an Associate Academic Member of Matrix Chambers. Susan Marks is University Lecturer in the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

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Title:International Human Rights LexiconFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.07 inPublished:May 31, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198764138

ISBN - 13:9780198764137

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ArmsChildrenCultureDeath PenaltyDemocracyDetentionDevelopmentDisabilityDisappearanceEducationFair TrialFoodGlobalisationHealthHousingInternational CrimesMediaPrivacyProtestRacismReligionSexualityTerrorismTortureUniversalityVictimsWomenWork

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`An excellent scholarly and introductory guide for graduate and doctoral students as well as practitioners, the Marks and Clapham work is also accessible to anyone interested in approaching the contemporary world through the lenses of human rights thought and being aware of the underlyingscholarly debates that shape the discipline. 'Ignacio de la Rasilla del Moral, Human Rights Quarterly