International human rights law

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Full title: International human rights law / Rhona Smith.
Alternative titles: Textbook on international human rights
Main author: Smith, Rhona K. M., (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: Eighth edition.
Related Items: Revision of:: Textbook on international human rights.

Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Historical background
  • The United Nations
  • The International Bill of Human Rights
  • The United Nations : organizational structure
  • Regional protection of human rights
  • Europe
  • The Americas
  • Africa
  • Monitoring, implementing, and enforcing human rights
  • Substantive rights : general comments
  • Equality and non-discrimination
  • The right to life
  • Freedom from torture; cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment
  • The right to liberty of person
  • Equality before the law : the right to a fair trial
  • The right to self-determination
  • Freedom of expression
  • The right to work
  • the right to education and human rights education
  • Indigenous peoples' and minority rights
  • Rights for specific vulnerable persons
  • Current issues.