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Published: 22 May 2013

1120 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199941520

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Regional Protection of Human Rights Pack

Second Edition


Dinah Shelton and Paolo G. Carozza

  • Regional Protection of Human Rights is the first book to fully integrate a discussion of international human rights across regional systems.
  • The thematic organization of Regional Protection of Human Rights is consistent with the way international human rights research, litigation, and scholarship is conducted. This book and its accompanying Documentary Supplement enable the reader to track and evaluate this process.
  • Unmatched breadth: These two volumes feature more recent materials and more up-to-date cases than any other compendium on international human rights law.
  • In addition to serving as a text for courses on human rights law, international law, international relations, and political science. It is also be a helpful resource for lawyers and policy-makers concerned with the protection of human rights.
  • Together, Regional Protection of Human Rights and its accompanying Documentary Supplement provide comprehensive access to the basic documents of each legal system and their inter-relationships, enabling readers to apply those documents to ever-changing global situations, and alerting them to the dynamic nature of regional human rights law and institutions.

New to this Edition:

  • The new edition greatly expands the range of substantive rights that are addressed with comparative jurisprudence of the regional bodies. Among the new sections are cases regarding the right to privacy, the right to physical integrity, the right to political participation, collective rights of indigenous and tribal peoples, and freedom of expression.
  • Features an expanded treatment of Asia and other regions developing or considering regional systems.
  • Features a comprehensive range of the tools and measures that the Courts and Commissions have available to ensure compliance including proactive measures, remedies, and on-site visits.
  • The organization of materials has been improved to avoid duplication of points and to enhance the book's readability.
  • Questions and comments for discussion have been added and updated throughout the text, enabling students to understand and discuss the materials.

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