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26. International Human Rights Law

26. International Human Rights Law  

Nigel Rodley

in International Law (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783623
DOI: 
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
Textbook on International Human Rights

Textbook on International Human Rights (7th edn)  

Rhona K. M. Smith

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808869
DOI: 
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
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)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784057
DOI: 
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
eISBN: 
9780191784057
DOI: 
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

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191843389
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198805212.001.0001
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book
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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
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)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191820526
DOI: 
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
22. Privileges and Immunities of Foreign States

22. Privileges and Immunities of Foreign States  

James Crawford

in Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th edn)

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Sep 2012
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764622
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0022
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9780199699698
This chapter begins with a discussion of the evolution of the international law of immunity. It then reviews the modalities of granting immunity, attachment and seizure in execution, third ... More
23. International Humanitarian Law

23. International Humanitarian Law  

Sandesh Sivakumaran

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784057
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0026
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9780199654574
This chapter examines international humanitarian law, which is applied in times of armed conflict, and which seeks to balance the violence inherent in an armed conflict with the dictates of ... More
12. Human rights

12. Human rights  

Martin Dixon

in Textbook on International Law (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763724
DOI: 
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
2. Justifications

2. Justifications  

Samantha Besson

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784057
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0005
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9780199654574
This chapter discusses the importance of justifying human rights theory, particularly in response to critics. It explains the following: why we need to justify human rights; what it means ... More
2. Justifications

2. Justifications  

Samantha Besson

in International Human Rights Law (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821417
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198767237.003.0002
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ISBN: 
9780198767237
This chapter discusses the importance of justifying human rights, particularly in response to critics. It explains the following: why we need to justify human rights; what it means to ... More
19. The Protection of Human Rights

19. The Protection of Human Rights  

Antonio Cassese

in International Law (2nd edn)

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Dec 2004
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763588
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199259397.003.0019
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9780199259397
The human rights doctrine forces States to give account of how they treat their nationals, administer justice, run prisons, and so on. Potentially, it can subvert their domestic order and, ... More
27. International refugee law

27. International refugee law  

Alice Edwards

in International Human Rights Law (3rd edn)

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Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821417
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198767237.003.0027
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9780198767237
This chapter first explains the purpose and scope of international refugee law. It then identifies the five fundamental elements of the Refugee Convention, and discusses other important ... More
29. International Human Rights

29. International Human Rights  

James Crawford

in Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764622
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0029
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9780199699698
This chapter begins with a brief history of the emergence of human rights in the sphere of international law and organization, and then discusses the sources of human rights standards, ... More
18. Group rights

18. Group rights  

Robert McCorquodale

in International Human Rights Law (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821417
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198767237.003.0018
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9780198767237
This chapter discusses the definition, exercise, and limitations of certain group rights, including peoples with the right of self-determination, minorities, and indigenous peoples. The ... More
International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Law (3rd edn)  

Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, and David Harris (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821417
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198767237.001.0001
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book
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9780198767237
Written by leading experts in the field, International Human Rights Law explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems ... More
7. Categories of rights

7. Categories of rights  

Theo van Boven

in International Human Rights Law (3rd edn)

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Dec 2017
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821417
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198767237.003.0007
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9780198767237
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
15. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

15. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity  

Michael O'Flaherty

in International Human Rights Law (2nd edn)

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Nov 2013
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784057
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654574.003.0018
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chapter
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9780199654574
This chapter examines the vulnerability of sexual minorities to human rights abuse and identifies the applicable international human rights law. It shows that the jurisprudence focuses on ... More
9. International human rights law

9. International human rights law  

Anders Henriksen

in International Law

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814624
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753018.003.0009
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chapter
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9780198753018
This chapter discusses the system of human rights protection that has emerged since the end of the Second World War. It begins in Section 9.2 with the primary sources of human rights law ... More
4. The Human Rights Act 1998 (1): rights and duties

4. The Human Rights Act 1998 (1): rights and duties  

Howard Davis

in Human Rights Law Directions (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191820526
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198765882.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
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

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