International Human Rights

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byPhilip Alston, Ryan Goodman

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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 keythemes and carefully guide the reader through each extract with thoughtful and lucid commentary.

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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 schol...

Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law. Professor Ryan Goodman is Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1400 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199578729

ISBN - 13:9780199578726

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Part A: Introductory Notions and Background to International Human Rights Regime1. Human rights Concepts and Discourse2. The Human Rights Regime: Background and BirthPart B: Normative Foundation of International Human Rights3. Civil and Political Rights4. Economic and Social Rights5. National Security, Terrorism and the Law of Armed ConflictPart C: Rights, Duties and Dilemmas of Universalism6. Rights or Duties as Primary Organizing Concepts7. Conflict in Culture, Tradition and Practices: Challenges to UniversalismPart D: International Human Rights Organizations8. The United Nations Human Rights System9. Treaty Bodies: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee10. Fact-finding11. Regional ArrangementsPart E: States as Protectors and Enforcers of Human Rights12. Vertical Interpenetration: International Human Rights Law within States' Legal and Political Orders13. Horizontal Interpenetration: Transnational Influence and Enforcement of Human Rights14. Institutional Design and CompliancePart F: Current Topics15. Massive Human Rights Tragedies: Prosecutions and Truth Commissions16. Non-state Actors and Human Rights17. Human Rights, Development and Climate Change