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Published: 15 June 2017

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780190304249

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The International Law of Human Rights

Second Edition

Adam McBeth, Justine Nolan, and Simon Rice, OAM

  • Covers the concept, theories and implementation structures for protecting human rights
  • Clear explanation of the basics and institutional structures of human rights logical structure that his helpful for students to get their bearings and is accessible to newcomers to human rights but also demanding
  • Covers the breadth of international human rights law with lots of examples

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on International Law, including public international law and the role of state sovereignty, the relationship between international law and municipal law, and international human rights law as a branch of public international law New chapter on Emerging Rights such as sexual orientation and gender identity rights, environmental rights, and extra-territorial human rights obligations Significantly revised with expanded discussions on armed conflict, terrorism and counter-terrorism, and corporations and human rights.

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