Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact email@example.com providing details of the course you are teaching.
Asia is the only area in the world that does not have a human rights court or commission covering the region as a whole. However, a close look at recent developments in the region, especially in East Asia, shows that a human rights system is emerging. Various activities and initiatives for human rights cooperation are developing in Asia at the regional, sub-regional and national levels. Since the establishment of the ASEAN human rights body (AICHR) in 2009, the need for a review of the regional human rights mechanisms in Asia is stronger than ever. With a primary focus on twenty-three East Asian states, Tae-Ung Baik highlights the significant changes that have taken place in recent decades and demonstrates that the constituent elements of a human rights system (norms, institutions and modes of implementation) are developing in Asia.Read more
- Assessment of the extent of regional cooperation in Asia brings the reader up to date with recent developments
- The analysis of the norms, institutions and implementation processes allows one to also consider what the future might hold
- Consideration of human rights in particular societies will assist efforts to build regional human rights institutions in the region
Be the first to review this book
- Date Published: December 2012
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9781107015340
- length: 348 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
- weight: 0.64kg
- contains: 11 b/w illus.
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
2. Analytical framework: human rights systems in Asia
3. Human rights norms in Asia
4. Emerging human rights institutions in Asia
5. The implementation of human rights in Asia
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×