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Author Mertus, Julie, 1963-

Title Human rights matters : local politics and national human rights institutions / Julie A. Mertus.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.094 MERT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Stanford studies in human rights.
Stanford studies in human rights.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Operationalizing Human Rights at the Local Level 1 -- 2 "Opinion Doctors" and "Can Openers": Denmark’s National Human Rights Institution 14 -- 3 "The Hardest Job I Ever Had": Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Commission 38 -- 4 Counting in Threes: The Human Rights Ombudsmen in Bosnia-Herzegovina 60 -- 5 When Less Is More: Considering the Ombudsman System in the Czech Republic 85 -- 6 Straddling Checkpoint Charlie: The German Human Rights Institute 106 -- 7 Conclusion 129.
Subject Human rights advocacy -- Europe -- Case studies.
Human rights -- Europe -- Case studies.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-
ISBN 9780804760935 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804760942 (paperback: alk. paper)