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Paradigms of international human rights law

Author: Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paradigms of International Human Rights Law explores the legal, ethical, and other policy consequences of three core structural features of international human rights law: the focus on individual rights instead of duties; the division of rights into substantive and nondiscrimination categories; and the use of positive and negative right paradigms. It first explains the types of individual, corporate, and state  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fellmeth, Aaron Xavier.
Paradigms of international human rights law.
(DLC) 2015051058
(OCoLC)933596305
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
ISBN: 9780190611309 0190611308 9780190611286 0190611286 0190611294 9780190611293
OCLC Number: 957604292
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 292 pages)
Contents: Cover; Paradigms of International Human Rights Law ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Table of Abbreviations & Citations ; Introduction ; Part one Human Rights and Fundamental Duties ; 1. The Concept of Fundamental Duties ; A. The Universal Duties Movement. 1. Individual Duties a. Individual Duties in the International Bill of Rights and Other Human Rights Instruments ; b. Individual Duties in Human Rights-. Related Declarations ; c. The IAC and UNESCO Declarations of Human Responsibilities ; d. General Practice of States. E. Individual Duties in International Criminal Law f. Why Nonbinding Duties? ; 2. Corporate Duties ; B. Five Classes of Beneficiaries of Moral Duties: A Typology ; 1. Duties toward Other Individuals ; a. Universal Duties ; b. Relational Duties ; 2. Duties toward Groups. 3. Duties toward Humankind as a Whole 4. Duties toward Oneself ; 5. Ecological Duties ; a. Duties Directly toward Nonhuman Animals ; b. Duties Directly toward Plants ; c. Duties Directly toward the Natural Environment. D. Duties toward Individuals Relative to a Safe and Healthy Natural Environment C. Conclusion ; 2. Duties and Rights as Alternative Paradigms ; A. Universal Human Duties as a Legal Concept ; 1. Why Individual Duties? ; 2. Objections to Individual Duties under IHRL.
Responsibility: Aaron Xavier Fellmeth.

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Paradigms of International Human Rights Law explores the legal, ethical, and other policy consequences of three core structural features of international human rights law: the focus on individual  Read more...

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By offering interesting and innovative insights into how to rethink the three proposed paradigms of IHRL, this book represents a valuable tool to begin the ambitious project of deconstructing HR law Read more...

 
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