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International Human Rights in Context By Henry Steiner

International Human Rights in Context by Henry Steiner

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Summary

This major work offers a range of new cases and materials which help to explain the law of human rights in a broad context.

International Human Rights in Context Summary

International Human Rights in Context: Law, Politics, Morals: Texts and Materials by Henry Steiner

This innovative, interdisciplinary book is intended for teaching purposes. Its diverse materials consist of extensive authors' text and questions; sharply edited primary materials ranging from governmental or NGO reports to decisions and treaties; and excerpts from secondary readings in pertinent fields such as law, international relations, moral and political theory, and anthropology. The book introduces students to aspects of public international law that are vital to understanding contemporary human rights issues. It stresses throughout the relationships among human rights norms, processes and institutions. The topics and themes include basic civil and political rights; economic and social rights; intergovernmental and non-governmental institutions; universal and regional regimes; human rights and foreign policy; women's rights; economic development; individual criminal responsibility; self determination; intervention; democratization; cultural relativism; and the private-public distinction. This book is intended for third-year undergraduate students of international human rights; graduate students, including those taking Bar Final examinations in human rights.

International Human Rights in Context Reviews

"By far the best text in the field--a wealth of important, interesting, well-organized, and well-edited materials."--Paolo Carozza, Notre Dame Law School
"Very comprehensive, one of the best human rights textbooks available."--Winston Frost, Simon Greenleaf University
.,"designed to provide an introduction for readers with little experience in the human rights field, while serving as a comprehensive resource for more experienced academics." --Violence and Abuse Abstracts


"By far the best text in the field--a wealth of important, interesting, well-organized, and well-edited materials."--Paolo Carozza, Notre Dame Law School
"Very comprehensive, one of the best human rights textbooks available."--Winston Frost, Simon Greenleaf University
, ."designed to provide an introduction for readers with little experience in the human rights field, while serving as a comprehensive resource for more experienced academics," --Violence and Abuse Abstracts

"By far the best text in the field--a wealth of important, interesting, well-organized, and well-edited materials."--Paolo Carozza, Notre Dame Law School
"Very comprehensive, one of the best human rights textbooks available."--Winston Frost, Simon Greenleaf University
.,"designed to provide an introduction for readers with little experience in the human rights field, while serving as a comprehensive resource for more experienced academics." --Violence and Abuse Abstracts


"By far the best text in the field--a wealth of important, interesting, well-organized, and well-edited materials."--Paolo Carozza, Notre Dame Law School


"Very comprehensive, one of the best human rights textbooks available."--Winston Frost, Simon Greenleaf University


.."designed to provide an introduction for readers with little experience in the human rights field, while serving as a comprehensive resource for more experienced academics." --Violence and Abuse Abstracts


Table of Contents

PART A. INTRODUCTORY NOTIONS. 1.: Global Snapshots. PART B. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND NORMATIVE FRAMEWORK OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. 2.: International Law Concepts and Doctrinal Background Relevant to the Human Rights Movement. 3.: Evolution and Norms of the Universal Human Rights System. 4.: What Are Rights, Are They Everywhere, and Everywhere the Same?: Cultural Relativism. 5.: Economic and Social Rights. PART C. HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES. 6.: Need for Institutions: Introductory Ideas. 7.: Intergovernmental Enforcement of Human Rights Norms: The UN System. 8.: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations. 9.: Treaty Organs: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee. 10.: Regional Arrangements. PART D. STATES AS PROTECTORS AND ENFORCERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. 11.: Interpenetration of International and National Systems: Internal Protection of Human Rights by States. 12.: Enforcement by States against Violator States. PART E. AN ILLUSTRATIVE STUDY. 13.: Women's Rights. PART F. CURRENT TOPICS. 14.: Self-Determination and Autonomy Regimes. 15.: International Crimes and Criminal Tribunals. 16.: Development and Human Rights. ANNEX ON DOCUMENTS. ANNEX ON CITATIONS. ANNEX ON BIBLIOGRAPHY. INDEX

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GOR001931072
9780198254263
0198254261
International Human Rights in Context: Law, Politics, Morals: Texts and Materials by Henry Steiner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1996-02-01
1284
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