Introduction : socio-legal perspectives on human rights in the national context / Patrick Schmidt and Simon Halliday Implementing human rights / Denis Galligan and Deborah Sandler France, the UK, and the 'boomerang' of the internationalisation of human rights (1945-2000) / Mikael Rask Madsen 'We've had to raise our game': liberty's litigation strategy under the Human Rights Act 1998 / Richard J. Maiman Implementing the Human Rights Act into the courts in England and Wales : culture shift or damp squib? / John Raine and Clive Walker The effectiveness of national human rights institutions / Stephen Livingstone and Rachel Murray When do rights matter? A case study of the right to equal treatment in Sweden / Reza Banakar Human rights and French criminal justice : opening the door to pre-trial defence rights / Jacqueline Hodgson The millennium blip : the Human Rights Act 1998 and local government / Luke Clements and Rachel Morris Empowering children? Legal understandings and experiences of rights in the Scottish children's hearings system / Anne Griffiths and Randy Frances Kandel.
"This collection of essays emerged out of a seminar series during Trinity Term 2003 at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies"--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -273) and index.