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Published: 21 November 2013

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780199654574

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International Human Rights Law

Second Edition

Edited by Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, and Sandesh Sivakumaran
David Harris

  • Breadth and depth of coverage provide a thorough and complete guide for students of international human rights law
  • Each chapter is written by an expert in their respective field, providing critical analysis and exposing the reader to a unique variety of perspectives
  • Addresses topical issues such as terrorism, poverty, cultural rights, and environmental degradation, ensuring students are aware of the current and future importance of these issues
  • Includes useful features such as chapter summaries, charts, and suggestions for further reading

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on cultural rights, written by Julie Ringelheim of the Université Catholique de Louvain
  • A new chapter on refugees written by Alice Edwards, Senior Legal Coordinator at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • A new chapter on the justifications for human rights, written by Samatha Besson of the Université de Fribourg
  • An expanded chapter on the United Nations and its system of human rights protection, updated by Jane Connors, Chief of the Special Procedures Branch of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

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