International Human Rights Law, 2nd edition

By Javaid Rehman
August 2010
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781405811811
947 pages
$99.50 Paper original

1. Introduction
2. Historical Antecedents of International Human Rights Law
3. International Law and Human Rights
4. The United Nations System and the Modern Human Rights Regime

Part II. The International Bill of Rights

5. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
6. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
7. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Part III. Regional Protection of Human Rights

8. European Human Rights I
9. European Human Rights II
10. The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights
11. African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights
12. Other Regional Human Rights Instruments

Part IV. Group Rights

13. Equality and Non-Discrimination
14. The rights of Minorities
15. The Rights of Peoples and Indigenous Peoples
16. The Rights of Women
17. The rights of the Child
18. Rights of the Disabled
19. Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons
20. Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families

Part V. Issues Arising in International Human Rights law

21. Human Rights and International Criminal Law
22. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law
23. Torture as a Crime in International Law
24. Enforced Disappearances and International Law
25. Terrorism and International Human Rights Law


A1.Studying International Law of Human Rights: Sources and Further Research
A2.Table of Ratification of Human Rights Treaties

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