ISBN : 9780190304249
The International Law of Human Rights examines the fundamentals of human rights law from the advent of the United Nations Charter through to the challenging contemporary issues facing the human rights regime.
The second edition introduces the intricacies of human rights law and provides up-to-date coverage of human rights issues while exploring emerging areas of human rights law. Expert author commentary illuminates a range of examples while Snapshots throughout the text demonstrate real life decisions, thoroughly covering the scope of human rights law.
This text has been restructured and comprehensively updated throughout to reflect current legislation, cases and international jurisprudence and is the ideal text for students of human rights law.
Part 1 Introducing Human Rights
1 The International Bill of Human Rights
2 Concepts of 'Human Rights'
Part 2 The Substantive Rights
3 Civil and Political Rights
4 Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Part 3 The International Human Rights Framework
5 International Law
6 The United Nations Charter Bodies
7 The Human Rights Treaty System
8 Regional Mechanisms
9 The Australian Position
Part 4 Focus Issus in Human Rights
10 Human Rights in Armed Conflict
11 Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and the Impact of Human Rights
14 Indigenous Peoples
15 People with Disabilities
16 Refugees and Stateless Persons
19 Emerging Rights