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Remedies in International Human Rights Law (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780199588824

Price(incl.tax): 
¥30,580
Author: 
Dinah Shelton
Pages
512 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
168 x 240 mm
Pub date
Oct 2015
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The fully revised and updated Third Edition of Remedies in International Human Rights Law provides a comprehensive analysis of the law governing international and domestic remedies for human rights violations. It reviews and examines the texts and the jurisprudence on this key area of human rights law. It is an essential practical and theoretical resource for policymakers, scholars, and students negotiating and litigating issues of redress for victims. The Third Edition incorporates the major developments in remedial human rights jurisprudence. Internationally, the United Nations and the International Criminal Court have issued reparations guidelines; the International Court of Justice has for the first time awarded compensation for human rights violations; the International Law Commission has considered the humanitarian responsibility of international organizations; and new international petition procedures and policies on redress have entered into force. Regionally, in Asia and Africa, human rights bodies have adopted new human rights accords and legal judgments; in Europe, the human rights case load unceasingly increases. Nationally, the jurisprudence of historical reparations has come to the fore, as has the juridical consideration of economic and social rights. All of these developments are analysed in context and create a comprehensive and accessible portrait of the state of remedial human rights law today.

Index: 

PART I: THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
PART II: THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK
PART III: PROCEDURAL ISSUES
PART IV: THE SUBSTANCE OF REDRESS

About the author: 

Dinah Shelton is Emeritus Manatt/Ahn Professor at the George Washington University Law School. She served as a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (2010-2014) and in 2010 she was president of the Commission. Professor Shelton is the author of three prize-winning books, Protecting Human Rights in the Americas (co-authored with Thomas Buergenthal), Remedies in International Human Rights Law, and the three-volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity. In 2013, Professor Shelton was awarded the Goler Butcher Prize in Human Rights.

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