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Published: 27 April 2006

648 Pages

ISBN: 9780198298151

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Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Andrew Clapham

Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

  • Presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non-state actors
  • Provides examples of how non-state actors can be held legally accountable for their actions in various jurisdictions and suggests a framework for understanding the limits of human rights in this context
  • Includes a selection of national jurisdictions, including the United States, South Africa and the United Kingdom are examined with regard to the application of human rights law to non-state actors

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