International Human Rights Law

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Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, David Harris, Sandesh Sivakumaran
OUP Oxford, 2014 - Law - 630 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Preface
xxiii
Notes on contributors
xxiv
Abbreviations
xxix
Table of international instruments
xxxv
Table of cases
xlv
WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS FOR? THREE PERSONAL REFLECTIONS
1
NAVANETHEM PILLAY
3
KENNETH ROTH
7
PART I FOUNDATIONS
13
PART II INTERNATIONAL LAW
73
PART III SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS
141
PART IV PROTECTION
357
PART V LINKAGES
477
PART VI CHALLENGES
529
Index
611
Copyright

HINA JILANI
10

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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.

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