International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice

International Human Rights Problems of Law Policy and Practice This student friendly casebook retains a problem oriented focus designed to help students understand contemporary debates about human rights from a political as well as a legal perspective addresses p

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  • Title: International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice
  • Author: Hurst Hannum Richard B. Lillich S. James Anaya Dinah Shelton
  • ISBN: 9780735555570
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This student friendly casebook retains a problem oriented focus designed to help students understand contemporary debates about human rights from a political as well as a legal perspective addresses practical issues of implementation, as well as recent developments in substantive human rights jurisprudence in Europe, Latin America, and national courts contrasts differThis student friendly casebook retains a problem oriented focus designed to help students understand contemporary debates about human rights from a political as well as a legal perspective addresses practical issues of implementation, as well as recent developments in substantive human rights jurisprudence in Europe, Latin America, and national courts contrasts differing views on the theory and practice of humanitarian intervention in Kosovo, Rwanda, Darfur, and elsewhere discusses the theoretical foundations of human rights and cultural relativism examines historical developments in human rights as well as current problemsThe Fourth Edition addresses the many changes in human rights over the last 10 years, with the additional insight of two new authors James Anaya has written several books and numerous articles about international human rights and the rights of Native Americans Dinah L Shelton is the author of two prize winning books on human rights a thorough discussion of the impact on human rights of the war on terrorism, including Abu Ghraib and the legality of detention without trial at Guantanamo new material on indigenous rights, the environment, and the responsibility of corporations added discussions of freedom of expression and religion and the International Criminal Court

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    1. ha, i was surprised to find this book on here, but since all i read is for school these days, i might as well include it. it looks like a big boring law book, and at times it is, but it is pretty current and has lots of interesting discussion pieces, particularly on the human rights issues surrounding Guantanamo Bay and the war on terror (and including the internal memos regarding torture between Gonzales, Bybee, Bush, etc). i'm not going to recommend this for light fun reading, but it's a good [...]

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