Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
li, 697 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The response of the United Nations General Assembly to the challenge of torture The legal prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment What constitutes torture and other ill-treatment? The legal consequences of torture and other ill-treatment International mechanisms against torture and other ill-treatment Extra-legal executions The death penalty Enforced disappearance of prisoners : unacknowledged detention Conditions of imprisonment or detention Corporal punishment Guarantees against abuses of the human person : arbitrary arrest and detention International codes of ethics for professionals.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -661) and index.