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 University of Melbourne Author 

Title The cultural dimension of human rights / edited by Ana Filipa Vrdoljak.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description xxiv, 296 pages ; 24 cm.
Series The collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; volume 22/1
Collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; volume 22/1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: PART I -- 1.Human Rights between Religions, Cultures, and Universality / Pasquale Annicchino -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Human Rights and the Secularization of Christian Theology -- 3.The Separation of Human Rights Theory from Christianity -- 4.Opponents of the Universality of Human Rights -- 5.The Use of Human Rights -- 6.Theoretical Paradigm and Sociological Praxis -- 7.Conclusion -- 2.Liberty, Equality, Diversity: States, Cultures, and International Law / Ana Filipa Vrdoljak -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Liberty -- 3.Equality -- 4.Diversity -- 5.Conclusion -- PART II -- 3.Protecting Minority Groups through Human Rights Courts: The Interpretive Role of European and Inter-American Jurisprudence / Gaetano Pentassuglia -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Unearthing Human Rights Rationales: Substantive and Procedural Elements -- 3.Constraining the State: Positive Obligations, Proportionality Reviews, or Both? --
Contents note continued: 4.Mainstreaming Accommodation through ̀Systemic' Readings: From Restraint to Cross-fertilization -- 5.The Understanding of Minority Groups: Treaty Implications and Beyond -- 6.Conclusions: Towards a New Interpretive Ethos -- 4.Culture and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples / Siegfried Wiessner -- 1.Culture as Collective Phenomenon and the Need to Protect It through Individual and Collective Rights -- 2.Indigenous Peoples' Claims and Aspirations -- 3.International Legal Protections of Indigenous Culture Prior to UNDRIP -- 4.The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples -- 5.The Legal Effect of UNDRIP, Customary International Law and ILA Resolution No 5/2012 -- 6.Conclusion -- PART III -- 5.The European Union and Cultural Rights / Evangelia Psychogiopoulou -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Cultural Rights and EU Constitutional Law --
Contents note continued: 3.Cultural Rights in the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions -- 4.Cultural Rights and EU Human Rights Policy -- 5.Cultural Rights and EU Cultural Policy -- 6.Conclusion -- 6.Culture, Human Rights, and the WTO / Tania Voon -- 1.Introduction -- 2.The Impact of WTO Rules on Culture: Two Key Issues -- 3.Human Rights Aspects of Culture in the WTO Context -- 4.Institutional Reflection on Human Rights and the WTO -- 5.Conclusion -- PART IV -- 7.Cultural Pluralism in International Human Rights Law: The Role of Reservations / Yvonne Donders -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Reservations to International Human Rights Treaties -- 3.Cultural Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women -- 4.Objections to Cultural Reservations by Other States Parties -- 5.The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women --
Contents note continued: 6.Concluding Remarks: Cultural Pluralism through Reservations -- 8.Suppressing and Remedying Offences against Culture / Federico Lenzerini -- 1.Introduction: A Holistic Understanding of ̀Culture' -- 2.̀Offences Against Culture': A Multifaceted Concept which May Have Huge Implications for the Integrity of Human Dignity -- 3.Preventing Offences against Culture through Cultural Heritage-Related International Legal Norms -- 4.Repressing Offences against Culture -- 5.Remedying Offences against Culture through Judicial Enforcement -- 6.A Cooperative Approach to Remedying and Preventing Offences Against Culture -- 7.Combining Different Methods: Prosecution followed by Reconciliation as the Most Effective Means for Remedying and Preventing Offences Against Culture -- 8.Leaving the Past Behind: The Decisive Role of Reparations -- 9.Conclusion.
Other author Vrdoljak, Ana Filipa, editor of compilation.
Subject Minorities -- Civil rights.
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights.
Human rights.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Law and legislation.
Culture and law.
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
ISBN 9780199642120 (hardback) : £60.00