Brownlie's Documents on Human Rights (6th edition)

ISBN : 9780199564040

The late Ian Brownlie; Guy S. Goodwin-Gill
1296 Pages
172 x 247 mm
Pub date
Jun 2010
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Brownlie's Documents on Human Rights provides an extensive collection of key documents covering all elements of the subject, accompanied by authoritative commentary and bibliographic annotation. The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organisations, and other actors in the field. This text contains the essentials for a thorough study of human rights, mapping well onto both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It provides the convenience of an indispensable 'one-stop' collection for research and reference, for practitioners and students alike, with guidance from the leading experts in the field.


1. Standard-setting by the United Nations organisation
2. Implementation and standard-setting in conventions sponsored by the United Nations
3. Contribution of the International Labour Organization
4. Contribution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
5. Europe
6. Americas
7. Africa
8. Arab and other Islamic States
9. Asia
10. The concept of equality

About the author: 

The late Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC was a Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London. He was also Chichele Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford, a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and a Former Member and Chairman of the International Law Commission.; Guy S. Goodwin-Gill is Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, and a Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London.

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