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Published: 15 May 2011

552 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199606085

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The Legal Protection of Human Rights

Sceptical Essays

Edited by Tom Campbell, K.D. Ewing, and Adam Tomkins

  • Provides a critical examination of Human Rights Act implementation, ten years on
  • Questions mainstream belief that legislation can provide adequate protection of human rights
  • Offers alternative solutions for the protection of human rights, assessing the efforts of a range of jurisdictions, including the UK, the US, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Twenty-four leading human rights scholars from around the world present a variety of perspectives on the disappointing human rights outcomes of recent institutional developments and consider the prospects of reviving the moral force and political implications of human rights values