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Title Monitoring fundamental rights in the EU : the contribution of the Fundamental Rights Agency / edited by Philip Alston and Olivier De Schutter
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 282 pages)
Series Essays in European law
Essays in European law.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Introduction: Addressing the Challenges Confronting the EU Fundamental Rights Agency; 1. New Modes of Governance and the Protection of Human Rights; 2. Mainstreaming Human Rights in the European Union; 3. The Relationship between the Agency and the Network of Independent Experts; 4. The Agency and National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights; 5. The Contribution of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency to Civil and Political Rights; 6. The Contribution of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency to Combating Discrimination and Promoting Equality
7. The Contribution of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency to the Realization of Economic and Social Rights8. The Contribution of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency to the Realization of Workers Rights; 9. The Contribution of the Agency to the Implementation in the EU of International and European Human Rights Instruments; 10. The Contribution of the Agency to the External Policies of the European Union; Index
Summary Coherent laws enforced by a central authority are part of the reason why human rights protection works at the national level in Europe. But when it comes to the EU these dimensions are lacking. The present system for protecting fundamental rights emerged on an ad hoc basis, with measures being improvised to respond to particular problems. In the next couple of years, however, this situation is likely to change very significantly. The proposed European Constitution incorporates the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and a specialized EU Fundamental Rights Agency is likely to be established. As a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fundamental Rights Agency (European Union)
Fundamental Rights Agency (European Union)
Human rights monitoring -- European Union countries
Europees recht.
Human rights monitoring.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Alston, Philip.
Schutter, Olivier de.
Fundamental Rights Agency (European Union)
ISBN 1280807520
Other Titles Monitoring fundamental rights in the European Union