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Basic documents on human rights / edited by Ian Brownlie and Guy S. Goodwin-Gill.

Contributor(s): Brownlie, Ian | Goodwin-Gill, Guy S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006Edition: Fifth edition.Description: xi, 1274 pages. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199279838.Subject(s): Human rights -- History -- SourcesOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Partial contents:
Standard-setting by the United Nations Organizations -- Implementation and standard-setting in conventions sponsored by the United Nations -- Contribution of the International Labour Organization -- Contribution of the United Nations educational, scientific, and cultural organization -- Europe -- Americas -- Africa -- Arab States -- The concept of equality -- Human rights and the human genome.
Subject: "This new edition of the established text Basic Documents on Human Rights provides an extensive collection of key documents covering all elements of the subject, accompanied by authoritative commentary and bibliographic annotation. The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organizations and other actors in the field. This text contains the absolute essentials for a thorough study of human rights, mapping well onto both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It provides the convenience of an indispensable 'one-stop' collection for research and reference needs, with guidance from the leading experts in the field. Updated to include key new developments in human rights law such as Protocol 14 to the European Convention on Human Rights, amending the control system of the Convention; the optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (2002); Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on Women in African States (2003). Online Resource Centre The fifth edition is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features annotated links to relevant sites and documents, capitalising on the authors' expertise in the subject." -- Publisher's Description.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Standard-setting by the United Nations Organizations -- Implementation and standard-setting in conventions sponsored by the United Nations -- Contribution of the International Labour Organization -- Contribution of the United Nations educational, scientific, and cultural organization -- Europe -- Americas -- Africa -- Arab States -- The concept of equality -- Human rights and the human genome.

"This new edition of the established text Basic Documents on Human Rights provides an extensive collection of key documents covering all elements of the subject, accompanied by authoritative commentary and bibliographic annotation. The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organizations and other actors in the field. This text contains the absolute essentials for a thorough study of human rights, mapping well onto both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It provides the convenience of an indispensable 'one-stop' collection for research and reference needs, with guidance from the leading experts in the field. Updated to include key new developments in human rights law such as Protocol 14 to the European Convention on Human Rights, amending the control system of the Convention; the optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (2002); Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on Women in African States (2003). Online Resource Centre The fifth edition is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features annotated links to relevant sites and documents, capitalising on the authors' expertise in the subject." -- Publisher's Description.

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