Textbook on International Human Rights

ISBN-10: 0199603340

ISBN-13: 9780199603343

Edition: 5th 2011

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Global in coverage, 'Textbook on International Human Rights' provides a wide-ranging introduction for law students new to the study of the subject. It considers historical factors, the work of the UN, regional systems, and a variety of substantive rights.
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List price: $59.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Rhona K.M. Smith is Principal Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, where she teaches human rights and civil liberties.

Table of Cases
Table of Instruments
Historical background
The United Nations
The International Bill of Human Rights
The United Nations organizational structure
Regional protection of human rights
The Organization of American States
The African Union
Monitoring, implementing, and enforcing human rights
Substantive rights-general comments
Equality and non-discrimination
The right to life
Freedom from torture; cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment
The right to liberty of person
Equality before the law-the right to a fair trial
The right to self-determination
Freedom of expression
The right to work
The right to education and human rights education
Minority rights
Rights for specific categories of persons
Looking to the future
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