International Human Rights Law

ISBN: 9780199654574

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Written by leading experts in the field, this compelling textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. It also addresses contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation. A variety of perspectives bring this multifaceted and sometimes contentious subject to life, making International Human Rights Law the ideal companion for students of human rights. This second edition provides up-to-date coverage, work by new contributors, and additional chapters on justifications, cultural rights, and international refugee law.