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Author Smith, Marius(ed)

Title Human rights 2005 : the year in review / edited by Marius Smith
Published Melbourne, Vic. : Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, 2006


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Description iii, 147 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Preface -- Introduction : the year in review / Marius Smith -- Poverty, development, business and human rights / Sarah Joseph -- Beneath the wreckage : locating human rights discourse in the response to the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina / Kirsty Nowlan -- Reform of the United Nations and human rights / Andrew Byrnes -- Human rights and mental health / Bernadette McSherry -- Reconciling "practical discrimination" with the Racial Discrimination Act (1975) / Martin Flynn -- Australia's new labour laws : an international legal perspective / Colin Fenwick -- Poverty and a Victorian Bill of Rights : a view from Canada / David Wiseman -- Notes on contributors
Summary Fairness is often an elusive goal, as is the equal application of human rights. This conference sought to highlight some of the situations in which the protection and promotion of human rights were most under siege. The presenters undertook that task in a rigorous and engaging fashion
Analysis Civil & human rights (Australia)
Notes Key papers from the conference held by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, in December 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Human rights -- Australia -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Smith, Andy, 1941-2008.
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.
Conference on Human Rights ... : the Year in Review (3rd : 2005 : Melbourne)
ISBN 0975244221 (paperback)