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> International Human Rights Law and Practice

International Human Rights Law and Practice


Ilias Bantekas, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Lutz Oette, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


This unique textbook merges human rights law with its practice, from the courtroom to the battlefield. Human rights are analysed in their particular context, and the authors assess, among other things, the impact of international finance, the role of NGOs, and the protection of rights in times of emergency, including the challenges posed by counter-terrorism. In parallel, a series of interviews with practitioners, case studies and practical applications offer multiple perspectives and challenging questions on the effective implementation of human…

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Key features

  • Fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on the recognition and protection of the rights of vulnerable groups and persons
  • Features new sections on topics including the Arab human rights system, cultural rights and sustainable development
  • Takes an innovative approach, mixing academic rigour and practical emphasis, leading students to a full understanding of the law
  • New integrated interviews with human rights professionals and practitioners give the subject immediacy and relevance

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Human Rights,Law
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 18 June 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108711753
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.94kg
    • Contains: 1 table
    • Page extent: 1018 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 30 November 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108612524

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