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The International Law of Human Rights examines the fundamentals of human rights law from the advent of the United Nations Charter through to the challenging contemporary issues facing the human rights regime. The second edition introduces the intricacies of human rights law and provides up-to-date coverage of human rights issues while exploring emerging areas of human rights law. Expert author commentary illuminates a range of examples while 'Snapshots' throughout the text demonstrate real life decisions, thoroughly covering the scope of human rights law. This text has been restructured and comprehensively updated throughout to reflect current legislation, cases and international jurisprudence and is the ideal text for students of human rights law.NEW TO THIS EDITIONNew chapter on International Law: Public international law and the role of state sovereigntyInternational human rights law as a branch of public international lawThe relationship between international law and municipal lawNew chapter on Emerging Rights: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity rightsEnvironmental rightsExtra-territorial human rights obligationsChapters 10, 11 and 13 significantly revised with expanded discussions on: Armed ConflictTerrorism and Counter-terrorismCorporations and human rights
PART I: INTRODUCING HUMAN RIGHTSThe International Bill of Human RightsConcepts of 'Human Rights' PART 2: SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTSCivil and Political RightsEconomic, Social and Cultural rightsPART 3: THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORKInternational LawThe United Nations Charter BodiesThe Human Rights Treaty System Regional MechanismsThe Australian PositionPART 4: FOCUS ISSUES IN HUMAN RIGHTSHuman Rights in Armed Conflict Terrorism and Counter-terrorismChildrenCorporationsIndigenous PeoplesPeople with DisabilitiesRefugees and Stateless PersonsWomenWorkersEmerging Rights
ISBN: 9780190304249 ISBN-10: 0190304243 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 688 Published: 22nd June 2017 Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 19.0
Weight (kg): 1.32
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised