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Published: 04 April 2013

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780199669370

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Human Rights Law Directions

Third Edition

Howard Davis

Directions series

  • Covers all the core areas of human rights law in a clear, straightforward manner that is ideal for students new to the subject
  • Helpful features including summaries, definitions, discussion topics, case close-ups, and further reading references are integrated throughout the text to explain key points and highlight essential concepts
  • Reflective questions at the end of each chapter encourage students to think more deeply about what they have read. The accompanying website includes guidance on how to approach these questions, helping students develop a reasoned and structured approach to problem solving

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated with key developments in human rights law, including new procedures and proposals for reform of the European Court of Human Rights, proposals for change to the human rights law in the UK, and changes in the law relating to human rights and terrorism since 2010
  • A dedicated chapter on prisoners' rights explores this issue in more depth
  • Increased coverage of controversial issues in the UK such as the balance between the right to privacy and freedom of expression, and the right to manifest religious belief in employment
  • Updates to the Online Resource Centre include a subject-specific glossary and the text of the Human Rights Act