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International Human Rights : CriticalPerspectives : Critical Perspectives.

Publisher: Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM Policy Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

The strengths, weaknesses and enforcement of concepts of international human rights receive a new social policy perspective in this insightful review of a pressing debate. Drawing on examples from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 1447349210 9781447349211 1447349237 9781447349235 9781447349228 1447349229
OCLC Number: 1153235092
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (296296) : ill.
Contents: Introduction ~ Gerard McCann and Feilim O hAdhmaill Part 1: International Human Rights: Context The Historical Development of the Concept of Rights ~ Peter Herrmann and Feilim O hAdhmaill The United Nations and the International Oversight of Human Rights ~ Feilim O hAdhmaill and Gerard McCann The Council of Europe, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Social Charter ~ Liz Griffiths The European Union and Human Rights ~ Gerard McCann and Nadia Makaryshyn Human Rights and the USA ~ Peter Collins International Humanitarian Law: Protecting Rights and Promoting Welfare during War? ~ Diana Buttu and Feilim O hAdhmaill Part 2: Key Issues for Universal Human Rights-Based Approaches The European Union, Human Rights and International Development Policy ~ Gerard McCann Socio-economic Rights ~ Giovanni Farese Cultural Rights ~ Adam Nowakowski Migration and Refugees: Applying Human Rights to 'Everyone'? ~ Michal Cenker and Daniel Holder Conflict, 'Terrorism' and Non-State Actors ~ Feilim O hAdhmaill and Michael Ritchie Gender and Human Rights ~ Birgit Schippers Part 3: Human Rights Approaches to Social Policy DevelopmentHuman Rights-based Approaches to Social Policy Development ~ Margaret Buckley and Fiona Dukelow The Right to Education ~ Benjamin Mallon The Right to Healthcare ~ Ann-Marie Gray (Ulster University) The Right to Housing ~ Dessie Donnelly, Joe Finnerty and Cathal O'Connell Children's Rights and Social Policy ~ Fiona Donson The Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities ~ Charles O'Mahony and Shivaun Quinlivan The Right to Development ~ Stephen McCloskey Conclusion: Human Rights in a Brave New World: The Shape of Things to Come? ~ Fred Powell


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