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Textbook on international human rights

By: Smith, Rhona K.M.
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxviii, 417 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199672813.Subject(s): Human rights -- Manuels -- Droits de l'hommeDDC classification: 341.48
Contents:
Contents Introduction -- Historical background -- The United Nations -- The International Bill of Human Rights -- The United Nations : organizational structure -- Regional protection of human rights -- Europe -- 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 rights 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.
Summary: Global in coverage, the sixth edition of Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise, wide-ranging introduction for law students new to the subject. It considers historical factors, the work of the UN, regional systems, and a variety of substantive rights.
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Contents Introduction --
Historical background --
The United Nations --
The International Bill of Human Rights --
The United Nations : organizational structure --
Regional protection of human rights --
Europe --
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 rights 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.

Global in coverage, the sixth edition of Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise, wide-ranging introduction for law students new to the subject. It considers historical factors, the work of the UN, regional systems, and a variety of substantive rights.

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