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International Human Rights

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PART A INTRODUCTORY NOTIONS AND BACKGROUND TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS REGIME 1: Human rights Concepts and Discourse 2: The Human Rights Regime: Background and BirthPART B NORMATIVE FOUNDATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS 3: Civil and Political Rights 4: Economic and Social Rights 5: National Security, Terrorism and the Law of Armed ConflictPART C RIGHTS, DUTIES AND DILEMMAS OF UNIVERSALISM 6: Rights or Duties as Primary Organizing Concepts 7: Conflict in Culture, Tradition and Practices: Challenges to UniversalismPART D INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS 8: The United Nations Human Rights System 9: Treaty Bodies: The ICCPR Human Rights Committee 10: Fact-finding 11: Regional ArrangementsPART E STATES AS PROTECTORS AND ENFORCERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS 12: Vertical Interpenetration: International Human Rights Law within States' Legal and Political Orders 13: Horizontal Interpenetration: Transnational Influence and Enforcement of Human Rights 14: Measuring and Evaluating Human Rights PerformancePART F CURRENT TOPICS 15: Massive Human Rights Tragedies: Prosecutions and Truth Commissions 16: Non-state Actors and Human Rights 17: Human Rights, Development and Climate Change

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Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law Professor Ryan Goodman is Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law


The most stimulating book that I know of in the field of human rights. * Georges Abi-Saab, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva * is clearly and accessibly written and provides an excellent balance between commentary and analysis. * The Student Law Journal *
... imaginative and stimulating materials with thought-provoking commentary... a wonderful teaching tool, as well as a valuable starting point for research. * Hilary Charlesworth, Australian National University *

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