The third edition of International Human Rights in Context continues to bring sophisticated and thought-provoking analysis to the study of human rights within its wider social and cultural context. This widely acclaimed interdisciplinary coursebook presents a diverse range of carefully edited primary and secondary materials alongside extensive text, editorial commentary, and study questions. Within its conceptual framework, the book thoroughly covers the major topics of international human rights: the basic characteristics of international law; evolution of the human rights movement movement; civil, political, economic and social rights; the humanitarian laws of war; globalization; self-determination; women's rights; universalism and cultural relativisim; intergovernmental and nongovernmental institutions; implementation and enforcement; internal application of human rights norms; and the spread of constitutionalism. The third edition has been considerably revised and restructured to incoroprate new themes and topics including: human rights in relation to terrorism amd national security; responsibility of nonstate actors for human rights violations; recent substantial changes in sources and processes of international law; achieved and potential reforrm within UN human rights institution; theories about international organizations and their influence on state behavior. Its scope, challenging enquiries, and clarity make it the ideal companion for human rights students, scholars, advocates and practitioners alike. Online Resource Centre The third edition is accompanied by a new Online Resource Centre housing a documents supplement, a selection of documents essential to an understanding of materials in different parts of the coursebook.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3. Codice libro della libreria DADAX019927942X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 019927942X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW4.0932718
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 019927942X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11019927942X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2007. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Part A: CONTEMPORARY HUMAN RIGHTS: BACKGROUND AND CONTENT 1. Introduction to Human Rights Issues and Discourse 2. Up to Nuremberg: Background to the Human Rights Movement 3. Civil and Political Rights 44. Economic and Social Rights PART B: WHAT ARE RIGHTS, ARE THEY EVERYWHERE, AND EVERYWHERE THE SAME? CHALLENGES TO UNIVERSALISM AND CONFLICTS AMONG RIGHTS 5. Rights, Duties and Cultural Relativism 6. Conflicting Traditions and Rights: Illustrations PART C: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS 7. The Need for International Institutions and their Challenge to Notions of Sovereignty 8. Intergovernmental Enforcement of Human Rights Norms: The United Nations System 9. Treaty Organs: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee 10. Regional Arrangements 11. Civil Society: Human Rights NGOs and Other Groups PART D: STATES AS PROTECTORS AND ENFORCERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS 12. Interpenetration of International and National Systems: Internal Protection of Human Rights by States 13. Enforcement by States against Violator States PART E: CURRENT TOPICS 14. Massive Human Rights Tragedies: Prosecutions and Truth Commissions 15. Self-determination and Autonomy Regimes 16. Globalization, Development, and Human Rights. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_019927942X