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Author Greer, Steven, 1956- author

Title Human rights in the Council of Europe and the European Union : achievements, trends and challenges / Steven Greer, University of Bristol, Janneke Gerards, Universiteit Utrecht, the Netherlands, Rosie Slowe, University of Bristol
Published New York : University of Cambridge Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Cambridge studies in European law and policy
Cambridge studies in European law and policy.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Series Editors' Preface; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Table of Cases; European Court of Human Rights; European Court of Justice; Opinions; Judgments; 1 Historical and Conceptual Background; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Chronology; Origins and Institutionalisation: 1945-Mid-1970s; The Council of Europe; The European Convention on Human Rights; The Three European Communities; Consolidation, Development and Enlargement: Mid-1970s-Late 1990s
Article 4 -- Prohibition of Slavery and Forced LabourArticle 5 -- Right to Liberty and Security; Article 6 -- Right to a Fair Trial; Article 7 -- No Punishment without Law; Article 8 -- Right to Respect for Private and Family Life; Article 9 -- Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion; Article 10 -- Freedom of Expression; Article 11 -- Freedom of Assembly and Association; Article 12 -- Right to Marry; Article 13 -- Right to an Effective Remedy; Article 14 -- Prohibition of Discrimination; Article 15 -- Derogation in Time of Emergency; Articles 16-18 -- Additional Restrictions upon Convention Rights
The Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human RightsFrom European Communities to European Union; Crisis Management: Early 2000s-2017; The Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human Rights; The European Union; Recent Common Challenges; 1.3 Conceptual Frameworks; 1.4 Conclusion; 2 The Council of Europe; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Key Institutions; The Committee of Ministers; The Parliamentary Assembly; The Secretariat; The European Commissioner for Human Rights; 2.3 Policy; 2.4 Key Treaties; The European Social Charter; The European Convention for the Prevention of Torture
The Framework Convention for the Protection of National MinoritiesThe Human Rights Convention and the Court; Content of the ECHR; The Inter-State Applications Process; The Individual Applications Process; Supervision of the Execution of Judgments; Pluralism, Individual and Constitutional Justice; Legitimacy and Authority; 2.5 Conclusion; 3 The Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Process and Method of Adjudication; 3.3 Substantive Provisions; Article 1 -- Obligation to Respect Human Rights; Article 2 -- Right to Life; Article 3 -- Prohibition of Torture
The ProtocolsArticle 1, Protocol No. 1 -- Protection of Property; Article 2, Protocol No. 1 -- Right to Education; Article 3, Protocol No. 1 -- Right to Free Elections; Miscellaneous; 3.4 Impact of International and EU Law; 3.5 Conclusion; 4 The European Union; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Institutional Framework; The European Council; The European Commission; The European Parliament; The Council of the European Union; The European Court of Justice; Other Bodies; The European Ombudsman; The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights; The European Institute for Gender Equality; Expert Networks
Summary Critically examines the human rights activities of the Council of Europe and EU at a time of uncertainty and change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Council of Europe.
European Union.
Human rights -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Gerards, J. H. (Janneke H.), author
Slowe, Rosie, 1991- author
ISBN 1107025508
1108647456 (electronic bk.)
9781108647458 (electronic bk.)