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Published: 26 March 2015

578 Pages


ISBN: 9780199667833

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When Humans Become Migrants

Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

  • Examines the way in which two of the world's foremost human rights courts, the European Court of Human Rights and Inter-American Court of Human Rights, engage with claims lodged by migrants
  • Assesses whether the two courts remain true to their purpose of upholding human rights in migrant cases, and shows the differences in their approaches
  • Combines both a close analysis of the relevant case law with sociological insight and historical awareness
  • Shows how the different social, moral, and political conceptions prevalent in Europe and Latin America can explain their different reasoning and contrasting outcomes

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