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Published: 02 June 2020

768 Pages

ISBN: 9780198298373

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The United Nations and Human Rights

A Critical Appraisal

Second Edition

Edited by Frédéric Mégret and Philip Alston

  • The only up to date and systematic study of the United Nation's human rights activity
  • Most of the contributors have been key participants in the United Nations Human Rights regime and all are ideally placed to critically evaluate its achievements and shortcomings
  • The analysis is highly topical, particularly in view of the last decade of UN reform, including the Human Rights Council, the Committee on Disappearances, and the Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers
  • Offers historical depth and contextualization of the evolution of the UN