Human rights : between idealism and realism / Christian Tomuschat.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
xlix, 414 pages ; 25 cm.
Collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; v. 13/1.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction History of human rights The different 'generations' of human rights : from human rights to good governance Universality of human rights Implementation at national level The work of political bodies of international organizations The work of expert bodies : examination of state reports The work of expert bodies : complaint procedures and fact-finding Supervision by international tribunals Enforcement by states and the role of non-governmental organizations Mitigating the effects of armed conflict : humanitarian law Criminal prosecution of human rights violations Reparation-civil claims against human rights violators Time for hope, or time for despair?.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.