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10. Rights

10. Rights  

Raymond Wacks

in Understanding Jurisprudence (4th edn)

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191797828
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10.1093/he/9780198723868.003.0010
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9780198723868

This chapter examines the concept of rights and various theories and types of rights (including human and animal rights). ...

12. Land Law and Human Rights

12. Land Law and Human Rights  

Chris Bevan

in Land Law

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Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191831454
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10.1093/he/9780198789765.003.0012
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9780198789765
This chapter considers the relationship between land law and human rights. From a distinctly land law perspective, the human rights discourse has given rise to much debate, which continues ... More
14. Human Rights

14. Human Rights  

Geoffrey Rivlin

in First Steps in the Law (7th edn)

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May 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191800337
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10.1093/he/9780198735892.003.0014
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9780198735892
This chapter examines human rights law and how the European Convention on Human Rights has been implemented in the UK. The Convention rights and freedoms originated from the Second World ... More
29. Environmental Degradation

29. Environmental Degradation  

Malgosia Fitzmaurice

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0032
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9780199654574
This chapter examines the challenges posed by environmental degradation for human rights protection, and looks at substantive and procedural environmental human rights as possible solutions ... More
Hina JilaniDirector of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

Hina Jilani: Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan  

Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, and David Harris

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0003
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9780199654574
This chapter presents the reflections of Hina Jilani, Director of AGHS Legal Aid Center and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, on the question ‘What are human rights for?’ Jilani ... More
1. Human rights: the idea and the law

1. Human rights: the idea and the law  

Howard Davis

in Human Rights Law Directions (4th edn)

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191820526
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10.1093/he/9780198765882.003.0001
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9780198765882
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, discussion points and thinking ... More
26. International Human Rights Law

26. International Human Rights Law  

Nigel Rodley

in International Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191783623
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10.1093/he/9780199654673.003.0026
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9780199654673
This chapter discusses international human rights law. It covers the development of the legal emphasis on international human rights; the protection provided by international organizations; ... More
7. Categories of Rights

7. Categories of Rights  

Theo Van Boven

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0010
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This chapter discusses different human rights categories. A first categorization distinguishes civil and political rights from economic, social, and cultural rights. This distinction is, ... More
10. Rights

10. Rights  

Raymond Wacks

in Understanding Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Legal Theory (5th edn)

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2018
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9780191844003
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10.1093/he/9780198806011.003.0010
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9780198806011
One of the most important, complex, and controversial concepts in legal theory is that of a ‘right’. Apart from the analytical discussion, there is an inevitable debate concerning the ... More
Textbook on International Human Rights

Textbook on International Human Rights (7th edn)  

Rhona K. M. Smith

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Dec 2015
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Sep 2016
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9780191808869
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10.1093/he/9780198746218.001.0001
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book
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9780198746218
Course-focused and comprehensive, the ‘Textbook on’ series provides an accessible overview of key areas. Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise introduction for students ... More
17. Group Rights

17. Group Rights  

Robert Mccorquodale

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0020
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9780199654574
This chapter discusses the concept, definition, exercise, and limitations of the right of self-determination, minorities, and indigenous peoples. The right of self-determination protects a ... More
Kenneth RothExecutive Director of Human Rights Watch

Kenneth Roth: Executive Director of Human Rights Watch  

Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, and David Harris

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0002
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9780199654574
This chapter presents the reflections of Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, on international human rights law. Roth says that international human rights law should be ... More
26. Non-State Actors

26. Non-State Actors  

Andrew Clapham

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0029
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9780199654574
This chapter first explains how the term ‘non-state actor’ is used and why it is appropriate to look at the impact of non-state actors on the enjoyment of human rights, and then recalls the ... More
International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Law (8th edn)  

Rhona K. M. Smith

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Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
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9780191843389
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10.1093/he/9780198805212.001.0001
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9780198805212
International Human Rights Law provides a concise introduction for students new to the subject. Clearly written and broad in scope, this popular text gives a concise ... More
18. Human Rights and the UK Constitution

18. Human Rights and the UK Constitution  

Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

in Public Law (3rd edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191820533
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10.1093/he/9780198765899.003.0018
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9780198765899
This chapter examines human rights protection in the UK. It examines the reasons why the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) was enacted, the effects of the HRA, the principal mechanisms through ... More
3. Human rights law

3. Human rights law  

Timothy Endicott

in Administrative Law (4th edn)

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May 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191843167
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10.1093/he/9780198804734.003.0003
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9780198804734
The European Convention on Human Rights not only guaranteed certain rights, but also created an international Court. The Human Rights Act gives English judges dramatic but limited ... More
12. Human rights

12. Human rights  

Martin Dixon

in Textbook on International Law (7th edn)

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Apr 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191763724
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10.1093/he/9780199574452.003.0012
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9780199574452
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter examines the rules of international law that ... More
27. Terrorism

27. Terrorism  

Martin Scheinin

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784057
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10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0030
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9780199654574
This chapter first addresses the question of whether terrorism constitutes a violation of human rights, or whether the notion of human rights violations can only be applied to action by ... More
3. Convention rights and administrative law

3. Convention rights and administrative law  

Timothy Endicott

in Administrative Law (3rd edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191795732
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10.1093/he/9780198714507.003.0003
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9780198714507
The European Convention on Human Rights not only guarantees certain rights, but also creates an international Court. The Human Rights Act gives English judges dramatic but limited ... More
24. The Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Thirteenth Protocols

24. The Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Thirteenth Protocols  

David Harris, Michael O’Boyle, Ed Bates, and Carla Buckley

in Harris, O'Boyle & Warbrick: Law of the European Convention on Human Rights (3rd edn)

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Jul 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191763908
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10.1093/he/9780199606399.003.0024
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9780199606399
This chapter discusses Protocols 4, 6, 7, and 13 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Protocols 4 and 7 protect a selection of civil and political rights not covered by the main ... More

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