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International human rights in a nutshell

Author: Thomas Buergenthal; Dinah Shelton; David P Stewart; Carlos M Vázquez
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Series: Nutshell series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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"[This book provides an]...overview of the international, regional and domestic human rights systems. Reviews recent developments in the field, including in the UN, European, OAS and African human rights systems and the adoption of new conventions such as those on forced disappearances and persons with disabilities. Includes chapters on the treatment of human rights treaties and norms within the U.S. legal system as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Buergenthal; Dinah Shelton; David P Stewart; Carlos M Vázquez
ISBN: 9781634605984 1634605985
OCLC Number: 981173445
Description: xliii, 553 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Historical antecedents of international human rights law --
The United Nations human rights system --
The European system for the protection of human rights --
The inter-American human rights system --
The African and other regional systems --
Incorporation and application of human rights in the United States --
Non-state actors.
Series Title: Nutshell series.
Other Titles: International human rights
Responsibility: Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton, David P. Stewart, Carlos M. Vázquez.

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Provides a comprehensive overview of the international, regional and domestic human rights systems. This edition reviews recent developments in the field, including in the UN, European, OAS and  Read more...

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