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International Human Rights Law

Cases, Materials, Commentary

Authors

Olivier De Schutter, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Description

International human rights law has expanded remarkably since the 1990s. It is therefore more important than ever to identify, beyond specific controversies, its deeper structure and the general pattern of evolution. Moreover, it has a logic of its own: though part of international law, it borrows many of its principles from domestic constitutional law. This leading textbook meets both challenges. It has been significantly updated for the new third edition, introducing sections on subjects including business and human rights, amongst…

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Key features

  • The engaging and critical style, combined with new case studies and figures, ensures students gain a deep understanding of this complex subject
  • Illustrates how different sources of international human rights law interact with one another, leading to the emergence of a comparative 'common law' of human rights
  • Introduces new topics including business and human rights, trade and investment treaties and human rights, and climate change and human rights

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