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The Resource Human rights : between idealism and realism, Christian Tomuschat

Human rights : between idealism and realism, Christian Tomuschat

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Human rights : between idealism and realism
Title
Human rights
Title remainder
between idealism and realism
Statement of responsibility
Christian Tomuschat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Human Rights between Idealism and Realism presents human rights in action, focusing on their effectiveness as legal tools designed to benefit human beings. By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on procedures and mechanisms of implementation, this volume provides a multidimensional overview of human rights. After examining briefly the history of human rights, the author analyses the intellectual framework that forms the basis of their legitimacy. In particular, he covers the concept of universality and the widely used model that classifies human rights into clusters of different 'gen
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tomuschat, Christian
Dewey number
341.4/8
Index
index present
LC call number
K3240
LC item number
.T66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The collected courses of the Academy of European Law
Series volume
v. 13/1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human rights
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Human rights
  • Menschenrecht
  • Human rights
  • International humanitarian law
Label
Human rights : between idealism and realism, Christian Tomuschat
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- History of human rights -- The different 'generations' of human rights : from human rights to good governance -- Universality of human rights -- Implementation at national level -- The work of political bodies of international organizations -- The work of expert bodies : examination of state reports -- The work of expert bodies : complaint procedures and fact-finding -- Supervision by international tribunals -- Enforcement by states and the role of non-governmental organizations -- Mitigating the effects of armed conflict : humanitarian law -- Criminal prosecution of human rights violations -- Reparation-civil claims against human rights violators -- Time for hope, or time for despair?
Control code
801405990
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unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191552649
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801405990
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Human rights : between idealism and realism, Christian Tomuschat
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- History of human rights -- The different 'generations' of human rights : from human rights to good governance -- Universality of human rights -- Implementation at national level -- The work of political bodies of international organizations -- The work of expert bodies : examination of state reports -- The work of expert bodies : complaint procedures and fact-finding -- Supervision by international tribunals -- Enforcement by states and the role of non-governmental organizations -- Mitigating the effects of armed conflict : humanitarian law -- Criminal prosecution of human rights violations -- Reparation-civil claims against human rights violators -- Time for hope, or time for despair?
Control code
801405990
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191552649
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)801405990
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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