lviii, 1018 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Dinah Shelton Religion / M. Christian Green and John Witte Moral philosophy / Siegfried van Duffel Biological foundations of human rights / Chris A. Robinson Sociology of human rights / Bryan S. Turner The psychological foundations of human rights / Robin Bradley Kar Anthropology and the grounds of human rights / Mark Goodale The foundations of justice and human rights in early legal texts and thought / Paul Gordon Lauren General principles and constitutions as sources of human rights law / Michael O'Boyle and Michelle Lafferty The anti-slavery movement and the rise of international non-governmental organizations / Jenny S. Martinez Diplomatic protection as a source of human rights law / Annemarieke Vermeer-Künzli Humanitarian law as a source of human rights law / Gerd Oberleitner Social justice, rights, and labour / Janelle M. Diller The protection of minorities under the auspices of the League of Nations / Péter Kovács Human dignity / Paolo G. Carozza Subsidiarity / Gerald L. Neuman Sovereignty / Johan D. van der Vyver Solidarity / Rüdiger Wolfrum Equality / Jarlath Clifford Proportionality / Yutaka Arai-Takahashi Democracy and the rule of law / Christian Tomuschat The law-making process : from declaration to treaty to custom to prevention / Bertrand G. Ramcharan Core rights and obligations / Martin Scheinin Jus cogens and obligations erga omnes / Erika de Wet Positive and negative obligations / Dinah Shelton and Ariel Gould From commission to the council : evolution of UN charter bodies / Miloon Kothari The role and impact of treaty bodies / Nigel S. Rodley The role of international tribunals : law-making or creative interpretation? / Cecilia Medina Quiroga Universality and the growth of regional systems / Christof Heyns and Magnus Killander National implementation and interpretation / Nisuke Ando Roles and responsibilities of non-state actors / David Weissbrodt Interpretation of human rights treaties / Malgosia Fitzmaurice Enforcing human rights through economic sanctions / George A. Lopez Transnational litigation : jurisdiction and immunities / Chimène I. Keitner The use of international force to prevent or halt atrocities : from humanitarian intervention to the responsibility to protect / Ramesh Thakur Trade law and investment law / Sarah Joseph Creating and applying human rights indicators / Francisco López-Bermúdez Compliance / Gisella Gori What outcomes for victims? / Fiona McKay Human rights make a difference : lessons from Latin America / Juan E. Méndez and Catherine Cone.