International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Law

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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. 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 36mm | 1,059.98g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0199654573
  • 9780199654574
  • 72,637

About Daniel Moeckli

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.show more

Table of contents

WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS FOR; PART I: FOUNDATIONS; PART II: INTERNATIONAL LAW; PART III: SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS; PART IV: PROTECTION; PART V: LINKAGES; PART IV: CHALLENGESshow more

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The book makes international human rights law thoroughly accessible. It is a great resource for not only undergraduate and postgraduate students but also to human rights advocates and practitioners. * Oluwarotimi Charles Olubokun, International Human Rights Law Review *show more

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The book makes international human rights law thoroughly accessible. It is a great resource for not only undergraduate and postgraduate students but also to human rights advocates and practitioners. Oluwarotimi Charles Olubokun, International Human Rights Law Reviewshow more

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