Human rights : between idealism and realism / Christian Tomuschat.
Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
liii, 464 pages ; 25 cm.
Collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; v. 13/1.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction History of human rights Development of the current system of international protection of human rights Universality of human rights Conceptual foundations of human rights Determinative legal parameters of human rights Right holders and duty bearers From 'Negative' to positive duties : the different 'Generations' of human rights The general framework 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.