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Title The Cambridge companion to human rights law / edited by Conor Gearty and Costas Douzinas.

Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.


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Physical description xv, 355 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Papers presented at a conference at Birbeck College in London in November 2011 -- Preface.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 'Framing the project' of international human rights law : reflections on the dysfunctional 'family' of the Universal Declaration / Anna Grear -- Restoring the 'human' in 'human rights' : personhood and doctrinal innovation in the UN disability convention / Gerard Quinn with Anna Artsein-Kerslake -- The poverty of (rights) jurisprudence / Costas Douzinas -- Foundations beyond law / Florian Hoffmann -- The interdisciplinarity of human rights / Abdullahi A. An-Na'im -- Atrocity, law, humanity : punishing human rights violators / Gerry Simpson -- Violence in the name of human rights / Simon Chesterman -- Reinventing human rights in an era of hyper-globalisation : a few wayside remarks / Upendra Baxi -- Reconstituting the universal : human rights as a regional idea / Chaloka Beyani -- The embryonic sovereign and the biological citizen: the biopolitics of reproductive rights / Patrick Hanafin -- Spoils for which victor? : human rights within the democratic state / Conor Gearty -- Devoluted human rights / Chris Himsworth -- Does enforcement matter? / Gerd Oberleitner -- Winners and others : accounting for international law's favourites / Margot E Salomon -- Resisting panic : lessons about the role of human rights during the long decade after 9/11 / Martin Scheinin -- What's in a name? the prohibitions on torture and ill treatment today / Manfred Nowak -- Do human rights treaties make enough of a difference? / Samuel Moyn.
Other author Gearty, C. A.
Douzinas, Costas, 1951-
Subject Human rights -- Congresses.
Variant Title Human rights law
ISBN 9781107016248 (hardback)
110701624X (hardback)
9781107602359 (paperback)
1107602351 (paperback)