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1632 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199683413


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International Human Rights

Second Edition

Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman

  • The authors are eminent authorities on international human rights law, and their text provides the reader with an unparalleled level of authority and insight
  • Lucid analysis of the key themes and issues places the subject in its socio-political context and highlights the crucial areas of contemporary debate
  • The carefully chosen, diverse range of extracts from primary and secondary legislation, case law and academic writing show the reader how human rights law is enacted, enforced and critiqued
  • Questions are posed throughout the book to encourage deeper reflection and critical inquiry

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated to account for all new developments, with a full range of new extracts from key materials
  • In-depth engagement with the increasingly strong critiques of the human rights enterprise, and recent literature on the historical origins of human rights
  • Detailed exploration of developments subsequent to the British referendum on continuing membership of the European Union
  • Essential consideration of all of the principal challenges to, and opportunities for, the further evolution of the international and regional human rights systems
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