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The idea of international human rights law

Author: Steven Wheatley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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What is international human rights law? This question is addressed in this volume as Steven Wheatley explores how different types of human rights - moral, political, and legal - should be understood and considers how the complex systems theory of human rights can help to resolve current human rights controversies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Wheatley
ISBN: 9780198749844 0198749848
OCLC Number: 1159783162
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1: What we Mean when we Talk about 'Human Rights'2: Complexity as a Methodology in International Law3: United Nations Human Rights Law4: The Core UN Human Rights Treaty Systems5: Customary Human Rights Law6: On the Idea of Human Rights7: The Idea of International Human Rights Law
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