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    DescriptionInternational Human Rights is the definitive work on the subject area providing its reader with a comprehensive analysis of this wide and diverse subject area. A successor to the widely acclaimed International Human Rights in Context, this book is written by Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman who are both world-leading human rights scholars. They have chosen a wide selection of materials from primary and secondary materials to demonstrate and illuminate key themes and carefully guide the reader through each extract with thoughtful and lucid commentary.


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    Title
    International Human Rights
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Alston, By (author) Ryan Goodman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1632
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 1,742 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199578726
    ISBN 10: 0199578729
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: LBBS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17780
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: POL035010
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 323
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000
    DC22: 341.48
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BIC subject category V2: LBBR
    DC23: 341.48
    LC classification: K3240 .A4418 2013
    Ingram Theme: INDS/LAWSTD
    Thema V1.0: LBBR, LBBS
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    04 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Professor Ryan Goodman is Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law
    Review quote
    The most stimulating book that I know of in the field of human rights. Georges Abi-Saab, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva ...it is clearly and accessibly written and provides an excellent balance between commentary and analysis. The Student Law Journal ... imaginative and stimulating materials with thought-provoking commentary... a wonderful teaching tool, as well as a valuable starting point for research. Hilary Charlesworth, Australian National University
    Table of contents
    PART A INTRODUCTORY NOTIONS AND BACKGROUND TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS REGIME ; 1. Human rights Concepts and Discourse ; 2. The Human Rights Regime: Background and Birth ; PART B NORMATIVE FOUNDATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ; 3. Civil and Political Rights ; 4. Economic and Social Rights ; 5. National Security, Terrorism and the Law of Armed Conflict ; PART C RIGHTS, DUTIES AND DILEMMAS OF UNIVERSALISM ; 6. Rights or Duties as Organizing Concepts ; 7. Conflict in Culture, Tradition and Practices: Challenges to Universalism ; PART D INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS ; 8. The United Nations Human Rights System ; 9. Treaty Bodies: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee ; 10. International Human Rights Fact-Finding ; 11. Regional Arrangements ; PART E STATES AS PROTECTORS AND ENFORCERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ; 12. Vertical Interpenetration: International Human Rights Law Within States' Legal and Political Orders ; 13. Horizontal Interpenetration: Transnational Influence and Enforcement of Human Rights ; 14. Measuring and Evaluating Human Rights Performance ; PART F CURRENT TOPICS ; 15. Massive Human Rights Tragedies: Prosecutions and Truth Commissions ; 16. Non-State Actors and Human Rights ; 17. Human Rights, Development and Climate Change