For all its achievements in integrating Europe, the EU lacks a human rights policy which is coherent, balanced and professionally administered. Whether in relation to access to Community justice, sex equality, race and disability discrimination, or policing, or in its external policies from Kosovo to China, the Union needs new principles, procedures and institutions to design and implement an effective set of human rights policies.
The introduction of a single currency, the problems of racism and xenophobia, the need for a humane refugee policy, the growing powers of the EU in many fields, and the Unions imminent eastward expansion, all make it urgent to adopt such policies. In this volume the leading experts in the field, including individuals from every EU country, provide an insightful critique of current policies and detailed recommendations for the future.
The volume includes comprehensive analyses of: the competencies of the EU in human rights, access to justice, the Third Pillar,
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This weighty volume deals with a large subject and does so excellently. ( Matthew Happold, International and Comparative Law Quarterly Vol 49 July 2000)About the Author:
Philip Alston is the Professor of International Law at the European University Institute in Florence. He is currently the Global Visiting Law Professor, Law School, New York University. Previous appointments have included: Australian National University (Professor of Law); Harvard Law School; the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; and the University of Michigan Law School. From 1978 to 1984 Philip Alston was an official of the UN Centre for Human Rights in Geneva. He has been Chairman of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1991-98; was Rapporteur from 1987 to 1990; and has been Chairman for the Australian Capital Territory.RIVAL
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0198298064