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International Human Rights Law By Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)

International Human Rights Law
by Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)

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International Human Rights Law provides a concise, wide-ranging introduction for students new to the subject.
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International Human Rights Law by Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)

Illustrating the scope of this fascinating and wide-reaching subject to the student, this clear and concise text gives a broad introduction to international human rights law. Coverage includes regional systems of protection, the role of the UN, and a variety of substantive rights. The author skilfully guides students through the complexities of the subject, and then prepares them for further study and research. Key cases and areas of debate are highlighted throughout, and a wealth of references to cases and further readings are provided at the end of each chapter.

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About Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)



Rhona Smith, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University

Table of Contents


1: Introduction 2: Historical background 3: The United Nations 4: The International Bill of Human Rights 5: The United Nations-organizational structure 6: Regional protection of human rights 7: Europe 8: The Americas 9: Africa 10: Monitoring, implementing, and enforcing human rights 11: Substantive rights-general comments 12: Equality and non-discrimination 13: The right to life 14: Freedom from torture; cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment 15: The right to liberty of person 16: Equality before the law-the right to a fair trial 17: The right to self-determination 18: Freedom of expression 19: The right to work 20: The right to education and human rights education 21: Indigenous peoples' and minority rights 22: Rights for specific vulnerable people 23: Current issues

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International Human Rights Law by Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)
Rhona Smith (Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2018-01-25
472
0198805217
9780198805212
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