International Human Rights Law
Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, David Harris, Sandesh Sivakumaran
OUP Oxford, 2014 - Law - 630 pages
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. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation. 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. This second edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and additional chapters on justifications, cultural rights, and international refugee law.
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Table of international instruments
Table of cases
WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS FOR? THREE PERSONAL REFLECTIONS
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