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Author Lagoutte, Stéphanie.

Title Human rights in turmoil : facing threats, consolidating achievements / by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Hans-Otto Sano and Peter Scharff Smith
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (299 pages) : illustrations
Series International studies in human rights ; v. 92
International studies in human rights ; v. 92
Contents Introduction: Human rights in turmoil : facing threats, consolidating achievements / Stephanie Lagoutte, Hans-Otto Sano, Peter Scharff Smith -- The UN reform process in an implementation perspective / Morten Kjaerum -- The future of the European human rights contol system : fighting with its back to the wall / Stephanie Lagoutte -- Human rights reinforcement and globalisation : reflections about global governance / Hans-Otto Sano -- The uneasy balance between individual rights and the necessity of communities / Sten Schaumburg-Muller -- Human rights on the battlefield / John Cerone -- Terrorism and human rights / Peter Vedel Kessing -- Humanitarian intervention and state sovereignty : a social constructivist analysis / Helle Malmvig -- Manoeuvring in the turbulent sea of human rights and religion : religious communities approaching human rights / Eva Maria Lassen -- Freedom from want : globalisation and social security / Hatla Thelle -- Prisons and human rights : the case of solitary confinement in Denmark and the US from the 1820s until today / Peter Scharff Smith -- The right to a nationality and the European Convention on Human Rights / Eva Ersboll -- Reflections of a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights / Isi Foighel
Summary Are human rights gaining or losing ground? This book contains essays by leading scholars and practitioners in the field of human rights, which explores the ways in which human rights are being challenged and weakened, but also strengthened in important and groundbreaking ways in different areas and settings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Human rights -- International cooperation.
Human rights.
Rule of law.
Form Electronic book
Author Sano, H.-O. (Hans-Otto)
Smith, Peter Scharff, 1971-
LC no. 2007271024
ISBN 9047411218 (electronic bk.)
9789047411215 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Facing threats, consolidating achievements