Blackstone's International Human Rights Documents (11th edition)

Alison Bisset
Pub date
Jul 2018
Blackstone's Statute Series
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  • Unparalleled coverage of international human rights law, carefully reviewed and selected to include all the up-to-date legislation relevant to the course
  • Unannotated primary and secondary legislation, allowing students to take this book into examinations
  • The detailed table of contents, clear text design, and tab system aid navigation and make it easy for students to locate the legislation they need

New to this Edition:

  • The American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man 1948
  • The Cartagena Declaration on Refugees 1984

Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; the 11th edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate all relevant legislation for international human rights courses. Blackstone's International Human Rights Documents is an abridged collection of legislation carefully reviewed and selected by Dr Alison Bisset - Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Reading. 

With unparalleled coverage of international human rights law, Blackstone's International Human Rights Documents leads the market: consistently recommended by lecturers and relied on by students for exam and course use. 

Blackstone's International Human Rights Documents is: 
- Trusted: ideal for exam use 
- Practical: find what you need instantly
- Reliable: current, comprehensive coverage 
- Relevant: content reviewed to match your course

About the author: 

Dr Alison Bisset is Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Reading. She researches on transitional justice, with a particular focus on the operations of truth commissions, and has published widely in this area. Dr Bisset has worked with intergovernmental organizations, national armed forces and civil society actors on issues of international criminal law and transitional justice, and acted as a visiting lecturer at a range of institutions.

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