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Author Tomuschat, Christian.

Title Human rights : between idealism and realism / Christian Tomuschat.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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 UniM Bail  341.481 TOMU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xlvi, 333 pages ; 24 cm.
Series The collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; vol. 13/1.
Collected courses of the Academy of European Law ; vol. 13/1.
Notes Based on lectures at the Academy of European Law, June 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume presents human rights in action, focussing on their effectiveness as legal tools designed to benefit human beings. By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on procedures and mechanisms of implementation, it provides a multidimensional overview of human rights. Beginning with an analysis of the historical and conceptual foundations of human rights, the volume then focusses upon the different mechanisms which may be employed in translating human rights from a promise into a reality. Special emphasis is placed upon the United Nations procedures available to achieve this end.
Other author Academy of European Law (Florence, Italy)
Subject United Nations.
Human rights.
Human rights -- International cooperation.
ISBN 0199268622 (paperback)
0199268614 (cased)