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International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Treaties, Cases, and Analysis

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  • Date Published: January 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521858861

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  • This volume introduces law students to the international legal instruments and case law governing the substantive and procedural dimensions of international human rights and humanitarian law, including economic, social, and cultural rights. It also discusses the history and organizational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms. Relevant to U.S. audiences, a chapter is devoted to the issues surrounding the incorporation of international law into U.S. law, including principles of constitutional and statutory interpretation, conflict rules, and the self-execution doctrine. Questions & Comments sections provide critical analyses of issues raised in the materials.

    • An important introduction to international human rights and humanitarian law
    • Provides comparative analysis of global and regional international human rights and humanitarian legal systems.
    • Includes a discussion of the incorporation of international law into U.S. law
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    Review of the hardback: ' ... the authors have suceeded in putting together a solid book of cases of material that will be beneficial ... any effort to educate and train individuals for adressing violations can only be for the good.' Human Rights and Human Welfare

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521858861
    • length: 1024 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 52 mm
    • weight: 1.97kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Table of authorities
    1. An overview of international human rights and humanitarian law development and their protection mechanisms
    2. Formal sources and principles of international human rights and humanitarian law
    3. Incorporation of international human rights and humanitarian law in U.S. law
    4. International human rights tribunal procedure and remedies
    5. Substantive international human rights and humanitarian law protections
    6. Theory and critique

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • International Law and Human Rights
  • Authors

    Francisco Forrest Martin

    Stephen J. Schnably, University of Miami

    Richard Wilson, American University, Washington DC

    Jonathan Simon, University of California, Berkeley

    Mark Tushnet, Georgetown University, Washington DC

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