The Challenge of Human Rights takes a detailed and exploratory approach to topics across the field of human rights, and seeks to map a path for future research and policy development.
"This collection of essays originated from a conference as part of the Irish Centre for Human Rights 10th Anniversary celebrations, which were held in Galway, Ireland, in November 2010"--Introd. Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The right to a social and international order for the realization of human rights : Article 28 of the Universal Declaration and International Cooperation / Josh Curtis and Shane Darcy 2. Freedom from fear and the human right to peace / William A. Schabas 3. The universality of war : jus ad bellum and the right to peace in non-international armed conflicts / Kjell Anderson 4. UNESCO and the right to peace / David Keane 5. The right to resist reconsidered / Shannonbrooke Murphy 6. Forensic science, international criminal law and the duties towards persons killed in war / Éadaoin O'Brien 7. Forgotten rights : consequences of the Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights / Ray Murphy 8. Forging a convention for crimes against humanity / Leila Nadya Sadat 9. Doublespeak and double standards : does the jurisprudence on retrial following acquittal under international criminal law spell the end of the double jeopardy rule? / Yvonne McDermott 10. Third world approaches to international law and the ghosts of apartheid / John Reynolds 11. Exploitation rebranded : how international law sold slavery as forced labour / Nicholas McGeehan 12. Between the wars the Refugee Convention of 1933 : a contemporary analysis / Peter Fitzmaurice 13. Drafter decision-making in international human rights treaties / Daragh McGreal 14. Free and fair elections for some? : the potential for voting rights for under-18s / Aoife Daly 15. Cultural Rights : a new era / Majella Ní Chríocháin 16. Intellectual property : a human (not corporate) right / Megan M. Carpenter.