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Law in a Nutshell: International Human Rights

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Edition: 4th ed., 2009
Author(s): Buergenthal, Shelton, Stewart


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A reliable source on international human rights law for students, practitioners, and professors. This Law In A Nutshell: International Human Rights provides an overview of the international, regional and domestic human rights systems. It includes developments at the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in the context of applicable principles of international humanitarian law. Discover the history behind international human rights, including the institutional context from which they evolved.

This book features expert review of human rights norms and identifies new developments in this area.

Table of Contents includes:
Historical Antecedents of International Human Rights Law;
The United Nations Human Rights System;
The European System for the Protection of Human Rights;
The Inter-American Human Rights System;
The African System of Human and People's Rights;
Humanitarian Law;
The U.S. and International Human Rights;
Non-Governmental Human Rights Organizations.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Author Buergenthal, Shelton, Stewart
ISBN 9780314184801
Edition 4th ed., 2009
Publisher West