Autor: Philip Alston
ISBN-13: 9780199578726
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 1580
Gewicht: 1743 g
Format: 252x174x56 mm
Sprache: Englisch
International Human Rights is the definitive guide to this diverse area of the law. The carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials and illuminating author commentary provide the reader with a sophisticated and thought-provoking analysis of the study of human rights within its wider social and political context.
International Human Rights is the definitive guide to this diverse area of the law. The carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials and illuminating author commentary provide the reader with a sophisticated and thought-provoking analysis of the study of human rights within its wider social and political context.
PART A INTRODUCTORY NOTIONS AND BACKGROUND TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS REGIME ; 1. Human rights Concepts and Discourse ; 2. The Human Rights Regime: Background and Birth ; PART B NORMATIVE FOUNDATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ; 3. Civil and Political Rights ; 4. Economic and Social Rights ; 5. National Security, Terrorism and the Law of Armed Conflict ; PART C RIGHTS, DUTIES AND DILEMMAS OF UNIVERSALISM ; 6. Rights or Duties as Organizing Concepts ; 7. Conflict in Culture, Tradition and Practices: Challenges to Universalism ; PART D INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS ; 8. The United Nations Human Rights System ; 9. Treaty Bodies: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee ; 10. International Human Rights Fact-Finding ; 11. Regional Arrangements ; PART E STATES AS PROTECTORS AND ENFORCERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ; 12. Vertical Interpenetration: International Human Rights Law Within States' Legal and Political Orders ; 13. Horizontal Interpenetration: Transnational Influence and Enforcement of Human Rights ; 14. Measuring and Evaluating Human Rights Performance ; PART F CURRENT TOPICS ; 15. Massive Human Rights Tragedies: Prosecutions and Truth Commissions ; 16. Non-State Actors and Human Rights ; 17. Human Rights, Development and Climate Change
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 key themes and carefully guide the reader through each extract with thoughtful and lucid commentary.
Autor: Philip Alston, Ryan Goodman
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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Autor: Philip Alston
ISBN-13 :: 9780199578726
ISBN: 0199578729
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.09.2012
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 1743g
Seiten: 1580
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 252x174x56 mm