Human rights landscape in Australia / Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber Australia's human rights framework : can there be action without accountability? / Philip Lynch Does Australia need a bill of rights? / Julie Debeljak The High Court and human rights : contemporary approaches / Melissa Castan Australia's engagement with the United Nations / Kate Eastman The protection and enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights / Andrew Byrnes Anti-discrimination laws in Australia / Beth Gaze Are we there yet? Is Australia respecting the rights of people with disabilities? / Lee Ann Basser Marriage equality in Australia / Paula Gerber and Adiva Sifris Identifying the invisible : women's human rights and substantive gender equality in Australia / Henrietta Zeffert A woman's right to choose : human rights and abortion in Australia / Ronli Sifris Children's rights in Australia : confronting the challenges / John Tobin Human rights and Australia's indigenous peoples / Mick Gooda Boat people and the body politic / Tania Penovic Australian mental health laws and human rights / Bernadette McSherry Protecting the human rights of prisoners in Australia / Bronwyn Naylor Counter-terrorism laws and human rights / Spencer Zifcak A human right to a healthy environment / Rowena Cantley-Smith Balancing religious freedom rights and other human rights / Carolyn Evans Muslims in Australia : identities and human rights / Samina Yasmeen Do Australians care about human rights? Awareness, hierarchies of sympathy and universality / Kevin M Dunn Human rights education in the Australian curriculum / Paula Gerber and Annie Pettitt.
A scholarly examination of the most important human rights issues facing Australia today. For scholars and practitioners, and for those who wish to increase their understanding, it provides timely and provocative perspectives on the law and policy regarding the application of human rights standards in Australia.
Includes tables of cases and statutes.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KU2095 .C66 2013
9780455229973 (paperback) 045522997X (paperback)