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Title Building consensus on European consensus : judicial interpretation of human rights in Europe and beyond / Edited by Panos Kapotas, University of Portsmouth, Vassilis P. Tzevelekos, University of Liverpool.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2019.


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Physical description 1 online resource ( 480 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 How (Difficult Is It) to Build Consensus on (European) Consensus?; 1.1 Introduction: The Consensus 'Game'; 1.2 EuC at a Glance; 1.3 Building Consensus on EuC: Mission Impossible?; 1.3.1 Impediments to the Conceptualisation of EuC; 1.3.2 Impediments to the Normative Evaluation of EuC; 1.3.3 Challenges of Comparisons across Legal Systems; 1.4 An Ambitious Mapping Exercise: Structure and Contents of the Book; 1.4.1 The Conceptualisation of EuC; 1.4.2 The Normative Evaluation of EuC.
1.4.3 Consensus Analysis Outside the ECHR System1.5 Epilogue: A Note on Limits and Limitations; Part I Understanding European Consensus: Meaning, Function, Mechanics, History; 2 European Consensus: New Horizons; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Definition of Consensus: Reluctant Unanimity; 2.3 EuC and Legitimacy: An Uncertain Link; 2.4 Identification of Consensus; 2.5 Consensus and Other Methods of Interpretation of the ECHR; 2.6 Conclusion; 3 Consensus in the Legitimacy-Building Era of the European Court of Human Rights; 3.1 Introduction.
3.2 Addressing the Challenges and Developing the Convention's Identity: Consensus Over the 1950-1980s3.2.1 The 1960s and Early 1970s: Basic Consensus as a Justification for Establishing Meaningful European Review and Standards; 3.2.2 Nurturing the 'Moral Sanction' of a Convention 'Not Designed to Promote Social Reform'; 3.2.3 The Landmark Cases of the Late 1970s and Early 1980s: Tyrer v. the United Kingdom; Marckx v. Belgium; Sunday Times v. the United Kingdom and Dudgeon v. the United Kingdom.
3.3 The Convention's Coming of Age (the 1990s): Upon What Foundations? Questions About Its Future Trajectory3.3.1 Political Consensus and Advantages of a Regional System (and Standards); 3.3.2 Enlargement; 3.3.3 Protocol 11, the Convention's Success and Increasing Demands upon Strasbourg; 3.4 Conclusion; 4 Consensus, Stasis, Evolution: Reconstructing Argumentative Patterns in Evolutive ECHR Jurisprudence; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Definition; 4.2.1 Literal Meaning; 4.2.2 Legal Context; 4.2.3 Forms; 4.2.4 Normative Elements; 4.3 Function; 4.3.1 Context of Usage; 4.3.2 Technique.
4.3.3 Distinction from Other Doctrines4.3.4 Relationship to the VCLT Rule of Interpretation; 4.4 Ascertainment; 4.4.1 Sources; 4.4.2 Numbers; 4.4.3 Sampling; 4.4.4 Additional Features: Purpose or Opinio Iuris Hominis; 4.5 Outcome; 4.5.1 Legal Consequences; 4.5.2 Devolution; 4.5.3 Magical Mirror: Precedent Creation and Formation; 4.5.4 Reflection on the Court: Power, Pace and Perception; 4.6 Conclusion; 5 The Consensus Argument in NGOs' Amicus Curiae Briefs: Defending Minorities through a Creatively Used Majoritarian Argument; 5.1 Introduction and Methodological Considerations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 31, 2019).
Other author Kapotas, Panos, 1978- editor.
Tzevelekos, Vassilis P., editor.
ProQuest (Firm). 2019 Complete Collection.
Subject Human rights -- Europe.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9781108667272 (electronic bk.)
1108667279 (electronic bk.)
9781108564779 (electronic book)
1108564771 (electronic book)
9781108461337 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
1108461336 (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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