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Author Smith, Marius(ed)

Title Human rights 2005 : the year in review / edited by Marius Smith.

Published Melbourne, Vic. : Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 200 K1 SMIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description iii, 147 pages ; 21 cm
Notes Key papers from the conference held by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, in December 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Introduction : the year in review / Marius Smith -- Poverty, development, business and human rights / Sarah Joseph -- Beneath the wreckage : locating human rights discourse in the response to the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina / Kirsty Nowlan -- Reform of the United Nations and human rights / Andrew Byrnes -- Human rights and mental health / Bernadette McSherry -- Reconciling "practical discrimination" with the Racial Discrimination Act (1975) / Martin Flynn -- Australia's new labour laws : an international legal perspective / Colin Fenwick -- Poverty and a Victorian Bill of Rights : a view from Canada / David Wiseman -- Notes on contributors.
Summary Fairness is often an elusive goal, as is the equal application of human rights. This conference sought to highlight some of the situations in which the protection and promotion of human rights were most under siege. The presenters undertook that task in a rigorous and engaging fashion.
Other author Smith, Andy, 1941-2008.
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.
Conference on Human Rights ... : the Year in Review (3rd : 2005 : Melbourne)
Subject Human rights -- Australia -- Congresses.
Civil & human rights (Australia)
ISBN 0975244221 (paperback)