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Human rights violations occurring as a consequence of drug control and enforcement are a growing concern, and raise questions of treaty interpretation and of the appropriate balancing of concomitant obligations within the drug control and human rights treaty regimes. Tracing the evolution of international drug control law since 1909, this book explores the tensions between the regime's self-described humanitarian aspirations and its suppression of a common human behaviour as a form of 'evil'. Drawing on domestic, regional and international examples and case law, it posits the development of a dynamic, human rights-based interpretative approach to resolve tensions and conflicts between the regimes in a manner that safeguards human rights. Highlighting an important and emerging area of human rights inquiry from an international legal perspective, this book is a key resource for those working and studying in this field.Read more
- Highlights a new and emerging area of human rights inquiry as the first major work on the human rights impacts of drug control
- Explores the tensions and conflicts between international human rights law and international drug control law and offers models of treaty interpretation to resolve them in a manner that promotes human rights
- Includes case examples in both international and domestic law and provides analysis relevant to human rights scholars
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- Date Published: June 2017
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9781107171176
- dimensions: 237 x 160 x 20 mm
- weight: 0.5kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Drug control, human rights and 'parallel universes'
2. The four stages of drug control: development, structure and law
3. The contradictory paradigms of international drug control
4. Drug control and human rights: tensions and conflicts between regimes
5. The object and purpose of the international drug control regime
6. The case for dynamic interpretation of the international drug control conventions
7. Moving the 'thumb on the scales' - towards a dynamic human rights-based interpretation of international drug control law
8. The future for a 'fifth stage' of drug control?
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