International Human Rights Law (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780198767237

Daniel Moeckli ; Sangeeta Shah ; Sandesh Sivakumaran ; David Harris
714 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
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Breadth and depth of coverage provide a thorough and complete guide for students of international human rights law
Takes students from philosophical foundations, through substantive rights, to contemporary issues and challenges
Each chapter is written by an expert in their respective field, providing critical analysis and exposing the reader to a unique variety of perspectives
Includes useful features such as chapter summaries, charts, and suggestions for further reading

New to this Edition:
This third edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and two new chapters: 'Children's Rights' and 'Regional Protection'

Written by leading experts in the field, this compelling textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. A variety of perspectives bring this multifaceted and sometimes contentious subject to life, making International Human Rights Law the ideal companion for students of human rights.


Part I: Foundations
1 Ed Bates: History
2 Samantha Besson: Justifications
3 Marie-Benedicte Dembour: Critiques

Part II: International Law
4 Christine Chinkin: Sources
5 Frederic Megret: Nature of obligations
6 Sarah Joseph and Sam Dipnall: Scope of application

Part III: Substantive Rights
7 Theo van Boven: Categories of rights
8 Daniel Moeckli: Equality and non-discrimination
9 Nigel S Rodley: Integrity of the person
10 Asbjorn Eide: Adequate standard of living
11 Dominic McGoldrick: Thought, expression, association, and assembly
12 Fons Coomans: Education and work
13 Sangeeta Shah: Detention and trial
14 Julie Ringelheim: Cultural Rights
15 Michael O'Flaherty: Sexual orientation and gender identity
16 Dianne Otto: Women's rights
17 Geraldine Van Bueren: Children's rights
18 Robert McCorquodale: Group rights

Part IV: Protection
19 Jane Connors and Markus Schmidt: United Nations
20 Basak Cali: Regional protection
21 Thomas Antkowiak: The Americas
22 Steven Greer: Europe
23 Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander: Africa
24 Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw: Within the state

Part V: Linkages
25 Sandesh Sivakumaran: International humanitarian law
26 Robert Cryer: International criminal law
27 Alice Edwards: International refugee law

Part IV: Challenges
28 Andrew Clapham: Non-state actors
29 Martin Scheinin: Terrorism
30 Stephen P Marks: Poverty

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