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Author McBeth, Adam, author.

Title The International law of human rights / Adam McBeth, Justine Nolan and Simon Rice.

Published South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 200 MCBE    DUE 08-01-21
Edition Second edition.
Physical description lxii, 626 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The International bill of human rights -- Concepts of 'Human Rights' -- Civil and political rights -- Economic, social and cultural rights -- International law -- The United Nations charter bodies -- The human rights treaty system -- Regional mechanisms -- The Australian position -- Human rights in armed conflict -- Terrorism, counter-terrorism and the impact on human rights -- Children -- Corporations -- Indigenous peoples -- People with disabilities -- Refugees and stateless persons -- Women -- Workers -- Emerging rights.
Summary "[This book] examines the fundamentals of human rights law from the advent of the United Nations Charter through to the challenging contemporary issues facing the human rights regime. The second edition introduces the intricacies of human rights law and provides up-to-date coverage of human rights issues while exploring emerging areas of human rights law. Expert author commentary illuminates a range of examples while Snapshots throughout the text demonstrate real life decisions, thoroughly covering the scope of human rights law. This text has been restructured and comprehensively updated throughout to reflect current legislation, cases and international jurisprudence and is the ideal text for students of human rights law."--Publisher's website.
Other author Nolan, Justine, author.
Rice, Simon (Professor of law), author.
Subject Human rights.
ISBN 9780190304249 (paperback)
0190304243 (paperback)