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In defense of politicization of human rights : the UN special procedures

Author: Elvira Domínguez Redondo
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book constitutes the first comprehensive study of the United Nations Special Procedures, covering their history, methods of work, institutional status, relationship with other politically driven organs, and processes affecting their development. Using concrete examples, the book shows how cooperation between states, rather than legalistic processes, have had beneficial impacts on the protection and promotion of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elvira Domínguez Redondo
ISBN: 9780197516720 0197516726 9780197516713 0197516718
OCLC Number: 1154411083
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction : testing the impact of politicization on human rights --
Creation, institutionalization, and development of public and confidential special procedures --
The politics of reforming special procedures --
Growing organically : a "system" of special procedures --
Shuttling between diplomacy and expertise in developing methods of work --
Implementation of methods of work --
Politics of "independence" : Position of special procedures within the United Nations.
Responsibility: Elvira Domínguez-Redondo.

Abstract:

This book constitutes the first comprehensive study of the United Nations Special Procedures, covering their history, methods of work, institutional status, relationship with other politically driven organs, and processes affecting their development. Using concrete examples, the book shows how cooperation between states, rather than legalistic processes, have had beneficial impacts on the protection and promotion of human rights.

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