International Human Rights in Context

This widely acclaimed interdisciplinary course book presents a diverse range of carefully edited primary and secondary materials alongside extensive text, editorial commentary and stuffy questions.

Steiner Henry J. and Philip Alston, International Human Rights in Context, Oxford University Press, 2000.

Within its conceptual framework, this book covers the major topics of international human rights: the basic characteristics of international law; evolution of the human rights movement; civil, political, economic and social rights; the humanitarian laws of war; globalization; self determination; women's rights; universalism and cultural relativism; intergovernmental and non governmental institutions; implementation and enforcement; internal application of human rights norms and the spread of constitutionalism.

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