Global in coverage, the fourth edition of Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise introduction for newcomers to the subject. Beginning with a brief analysis of the development of international human rights and the history of the subject, the text gives full consideration to the work of the UN before turning in more detail to regional systems of human rights. The second half of the book looks at a variety of substantive rights, with illustrations from both regional and international law.
The strength of the book lies in its clarity and broad scope, with the focus on making the subject easily accessible to those with little or no prior knowledge. The author guides students through the complexities of each topic before providing a wealth of useful references at the end of each chapter. The fourth edition incorporates all the latest developments in the subject.
Textbook on International Human Rights continues to be relied upon by students worldwide as the first book to turn to for clear and accurate coverage....