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Title Towards convergence in international human rights law : approaches of regional and international systems / edited by Carla Buckley, Alice Donald, Philip Leach.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 2016.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Nottingham studies on human rights ; v. 5
Nottingham studies on human rights ; v. 5.
Notes "This book grew out of a workshop hosted by the Human Rights Law Centre in the School of Law at the University of Nottingham in June 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Alice Donald, Carla Buckley and Philip Leach -- The duty to investigate right to life violations across three regional systems : harmonisation or fragmentation of international human rights law? / Philip Leach, Rachel Murray and Clara Sandoval -- The death penalty as addressed by regional and international human rights bodies : exploring jurisprudential cross-fertilisation and harmonisation / Chloe Cheeseman -- International trends in the recognition of abortion rights / Elizabeth Wicks -- The European Court of Human Rights' recourse to external legal materials when interpreting and applying the right to private life / Alastair Mowbray -- Minority sexual orientation as a challenge to the harmonised interpretation of international human rights law / Frans Viljoen -- Concepts of substantive gender equality : looking for coherence among the regional and international perspectives / Magdalena Forowicz -- Judges of the world, united? : collective aspects of the right to work in regional human rights systems / Rory O'Connell -- The influence of international human rights law on the right to health jurisprudence of the European region / Jacinta Miller -- Is the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination the de facto minority rights treaty? / David Keane and Joshua Castellino -- Children's rights under regional human rights law : a tale of harmonisation? / Aoife Nolan and Ursula Kilkelly -- Affording states a margin of appreciation : comparing the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights / Dominic McGoldrick -- Human rights bodies and international humanitarian law : common but differentiated approaches / Larissa van den Herik and Helen Duffy -- The use made by the organs of the European Convention on Human Rights of reference to the views of other human rights bodies in addressing the scope of the extraterritorial applicability of the convention / Francoise J. Hampson -- State obligations with regard to the extraterritorial activities of companies domiciled on their territories / Nadia Bernaz -- Inherent and implied powers of regional human rights tribunals / Dinah Shelton -- International human rights law : towards pluralism or harmony? : the opportunities and challenges of coexistence: the view from the UN treaty bodies / Simon Walker -- Co-existence and confidentiality : the experience of the optional protocol to the Convention Against Torture / Malcolm D. Evans -- Human rights through the backdoor : the contribution of special procedures to the normative coherence and contradictions of international human rights law / Elvira Dominguez-Redondo -- A European respect for the opinions of mankind? / Michael O'Boyle -- Harmonising the jurisprudence of regional and international human rights bodies : a literature review / Chloe Cheeseman.
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Other author Buckley, Carla.
Donald, Alice.
Leach, Philip (Philip Royston)
Subject International law and human rights -- Congresses.
ISBN 9789004284258 (electronic book)
9789004284241 hardback alkaline paper

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