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Brownlie's Documents on Human Rights

Sixth Edition

Edited by the late Ian Brownlie and Guy S Goodwin-Gill

June 2010

ISBN: 9780199564040

1,296 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £49.99

Brownlie's Documents on Human Rights provides an extensive collection of key documents covering all elements of the subject, accompanied by authoritative commentary and bibliographic annotation. The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organisations, and other actors in the field.

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Brownlie's Documents on Human Rights provides an extensive collection of key documents covering all elements of the subject, accompanied by authoritative commentary and bibliographic annotation. The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organisations, and other actors in the field.

  • Contains an unrivalled array of materials invaluable for a thorough study of human rights, providing students and practitioners with an indispensable resource for research
  • Provides a clear account of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations, UN agencies, and regional organizations
  • Fully revised to reflect the latest developments, taking account of new instruments, judicial interpretation, and academic commentary

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to provide a truly comprehensive reference resource, now including (amongst other new additions): the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007; the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006; the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 2006; the European Convention on Access to Officials Documents, 2009; the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons, 2009; the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, 2007; the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights Terms of Reference, 2009
  • Accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, featuring annotated links to relevant sites and documents, tables of ratification by State and treaty, as well as additional United Nations and regional material and materials on human rights and the human genome

About the Author(s)

Edited by the late Ian Brownlie, Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London, Chichele Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford (Emeritus), Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, Former Member and Chairman of the International Law Commission, and Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, and Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London

Table of Contents

    1.:Standard-setting by the United Nations organisation
    2.:Implementation and standard-setting in conventions sponsored by the United Nations
    3.:Contribution of the International Labour Organization
    4.:Contribution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
    5.:Europe
    6.:Americas
    7.:Africa
    8.:Arab and other Islamic States
    9.:Asia
    10.:The concept of equality

Reviews

Review from previous edition "Although there are a number of books containing the vast array of international and regional human rights treaties and instruments, this text has always been and remains the most comprehensive and coherent collection." Steve Foster, Coventry University, The Law Teacher, Volume 41 Number 1 -

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