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International Human Rights Law, 4th Edition

International Human Rights Law, 4th Edition

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198860112
  • Published In: June 2022
  • Format: Paperback , 688 pages
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    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.

    • 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
    • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

    New to this Edition:

    • This fourth edition has been fully updated and includes two brand new chapters on climate change and pandemics
    • Questions for reflection and discussion have been added to the end of every chapter to help students develop their critical thinking skills
  • What are human rights for
    Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
    Hina Jilani, Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan
    Part I: Foundations
    1: Ed Bates: History
    2: Samantha Besson: Justifications
    3: Marie-Bénédicte Dembour: Critiques
    Part II: International Law
    4: Christine Chinkin: Sources
    5: Frédéric Mégret: Nature of obligations
    6: Sarah Joseph and Adam Fletcher: 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: Asbjørn Eide: Adequate standard of living
    11: Kevin Boyle and Sangeeta Shah: 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: Robert McCorquodale: Group rights
    Part IV: Protection
    18: Jane Connors and Markus Schmidt: United Nations
    19: Jo Pasqualucci: The Americas
    20: Steven Greer: Europe
    21: Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander: Africa
    22: Andrew Byrnes and Catherine Renshaw: Within the state
    Part V: Linkages
    23: Sandesh Sivakumaran: International humanitarian law
    24: Robert Cryer: International criminal law
    25: Alice Edwards: International refugee law
    Part IV: Challenges
    26: Andrew Clapham: Non-state actors
    27: Martin Scheinin: Terrorism
    28: Stephen P Marks: Poverty
    29: Malgosia Fitzmaurice: Environmental Degradation

  • Edited by Daniel Moeckli, Oberassistent in Public law, University of Zurich, Sangeeta Shah, Lecturer in Law, University of Nottingham, and Sandesh Sivakumaran, Lecturer in Law, University of Nottingham

    David Harris, Professor Emeritus, University of Nottingham

     

    Daniel Moeckli is an Assistant Professor in Public International Law and Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich and a Fellow of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham.

    Sangeeta Shah is a Lecturer in the School of Law and a Member of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham.

    Sandesh Sivakumaran is Associate Professor and Reader in Public International Law at the School of Law, and a Member of the Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham.

    David Harris is Professor Emeritus and Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Centre int he School of Law, University of Nottingham.

     

    Contributors: 
    Ed Bates, University of Southampton, UK
    Samantha Besson, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland
    The late Kevin Boyle, University of Essex, UK
    Andrew Byrnes, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Christine Chinkin, London School of Economics, UK
    Andrew Clapham, Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland
    Jane Connors, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Switzerland
    Fons Coomans, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Robert Cryer, University of Birmingham, UK
    Marie-Bénédicte Dembour, University of Sussex, UK
    Alice Edwards, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland
    Asbjørn Eide, University of Oslo, Norway
    Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Adam Fletcher, Monash University, Australia
    Steven Greer, University of Bristol, UK
    Christof Heyns, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Sarah Joseph, Monash University, Australia
    Magnus Killander, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Stephen P. Marks, Harvard University, USA
    Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, UK
    Frédéric Mégret, McGill University, Canada
    Daniel Moeckli, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Michael O'Flaherty, University of Nottingham, UK
    Dianne Otto, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Jo Pasqualucci, University of South Dakota, USA
    Catherine Renshaw, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Julie Ringelheim, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    Sir Nigel Rodley, University of Essex, UK
    Martin Scheinin, European University Institute, Italy
    Sangeeta Shah, University of Nottingham, UK
    Sandesh Sivakumaran, University of Nottingham, UK
    Theo van Boven, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

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