International Human Rights Law

Author: Mark Gibney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442249110
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The book concludes that there is a moral and legal imperative to return to the universal principles human rights were founded on.

Building A Treaty On Business And Human Rights

Author: Surya Deva
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107199115
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19 S. Skogly, 'Extraterritoriality: Universal Human Rights without Universal
Obligations' in S. Joseph and A. McBeth (eds.), Research Handbook on
International Human Rights Law (Edward Elgar, 2010); M. Gibney, International
Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles, 2nd edn. (Rowman and
Littlefield, 2015), 2. Gibney, Returning to Universal Principles, ibid. While the
case law on extraterritorial obligations of states is growing, most of the cases
relate to states' behaviour ...

The Sage Handbook Of Human Rights

Author: Anja Mihr
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473907195
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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) (2011) 'Statistical Overview 1959–
2011' (www.echr.coe.int/ ECHR/EN/Header/Reports+and+Statistics/Statistics/
Statistical+data/). Falk, Richard (2009) Achieving Human Rights. New York,NY:
Routledge Press. Forsythe, David P. (2006) Human Rights in International
Relations. 6th edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Gibney, Mark (2008
) International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles. Lanham:
Rowman ...

From Civil To Human Rights

Author: Helle Porsdam
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849802300
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Instead, what it seems to be doing is a Europeanized version of international law
– and these two cannot truly be equated. This could most clearly be seen, he
went on, in the Court's Bancovic decision from 2001, which suggested that there
are limits to Europe's love affair with human rights.1 In his book, International
Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles (2008), Gibney offers a
detailed analysis of Bancovic v. Belgium.2 The case was brought by six citizens
of the ...

Selected International Human Rights Instruments And Bibliography For Research On International Human Rights Law

Author: David Weissbrodt
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327178477
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Collects leading essays] WILLEM J. M. VAN GENUGTEN, HUMAN RIGHTS
REFERENCE HANDBOOK (2d rev. ed. 1999). [The Hague: Netherlands Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Good Governance and Democratisation Dept.,
203 pp] MARK GIBNEY, INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: RETURNING
TO UNIVERSAL PRINCIPLES (2008). [Lanham: Rowman 81 Littlefield
Publishers, 149 pp] MARK GIBNEY 81 STANISLAW FRANKOWSKI, JUDICIAL
PROTECTION OF ...

The Law Of Refugee Status

Author: James C. Hathaway
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107012511
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But in the refugee law context, reference to international human rights standards
is made solely for the purpose of seeking authoritative guidance on the
interpretation of an otherwise ambiguous term – “being persecuted” – not to
engage in an ... breach of human rights law.99 Because it is agreed that the
terms of the Refugee Convention should be construed in a manner that facilitates
their application across the range of state parties, and which can be justified as a
matter of principle, ...

American Bioethics

Author: George J. Annas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195390296
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This book crosses the borders between bioethics and law, but moves beyond the domestic law/bioethics struggles for dominance by exploring attempts to articulate universal principles based on international human rights.

The Global Struggle For Human Rights

Author: Debra L. DeLaet
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285966090
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As a result, we know that the ongoing emphasis on state sovereignty in world
politics poses a significant challenge to proponents of human rights as universal
principles that transcend the boundaries of states.We keep returning to a
fundamental quandary. States are the actors ... Yet, because of the continued
prioritization of state sovereignty in world politics, the international community
has failed to create effective mecha- nisms for enforcing human rights laws within
states. As a result ...

Dictionary Of International Human Rights Law

Author: Connie de la Vega
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1782540709
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this concept encompasses a number of rights related to employment, including
the individual right to work as well as the right to freedom of association which
implicates a group of workers' right to form a union. article 23 of the universal ...
based on a person's language. this principle is also included in the two
covenants that make up the international Bill of human rights. while it is not
specifically included in article 13 of the international covenant on economic,
social and cultural rights, ...

Beyond National Borders

Author: Sigrun Skogly
Publisher: Intersentia nv
ISBN: 9050954340
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States' Human Rights Obligations in International Cooperation Sigrun Skogly.
Principles of International Law to develop this set of norms based on general
principles of international law.548 Others claim that the reference to general
principles by bodies such as the ICJ is 'general international law' or “normally
equated with customary international law, not general principles of law within the
meaning of Article 38 (1)(c) of the Court's Statutes”.549 To the author, it is of less
importance ...