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Analysis of the Court’s Practice in Selected Areas

Helen Keller, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi

in Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600977
eISBN:
9780191595820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600977.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

The European Court of Human Rights's (ECtHR) jurisprudence relating to friendly settlements sometimes lacks uniformity and is difficult to classify into precisely circumscribed categories. In order ... More


Political Genocide and Customary International Law

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether, as some suggest, political genocide is prohibited already by virtue of post-Convention developments in customary international law. It discusses the ... More


Prosecution of Human Rights Violations under Customary International Law

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

While the previous part of the book considers treaty law this chapter turns to the question of whether customary international law provides for a duty to prosecute serious human rights violations. It ... More


Individual Human Rights in Genetic Research: Blurring the Line between Collective and Individual Interests

Hélène Boussard

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes how international human rights law has expanded in reaction to the growth of genetic health practices. It emphasizes that the so-called ‘geneticization’ of rights — that is, ... More


Human rights and self-regulation in the apparel industry

Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt

in Private Security, Public Order: The Outsourcing of Public Services and Its Limits

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574124
eISBN:
9780191721816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574124.003.007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the evolution of regulatory regimes in the apparel industry as a comparison with efforts to regulate PMSCs. Lessons learned from the efforts of the Fair Labor Association and ... More


Law and Gender

Joanne Conaghan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592920
eISBN:
9780191751103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592920.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Gender is an increasingly prominent aspect of the contemporary debate and discourse around law. It is curious that gender, while figuring so centrally in the construction and organization of social ... More


Developing Strategies

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the issues discussed in Part III of this book, in particular how to enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition through legal means. This part also ... More


7 Developing Strategies

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the issues discussed in Part III of this book, in particular how to enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition through legal means. This part also ... More


Clearing Ground: Commentary to ‘Shari‘a and the Modern State’

Muhammad Khalid Masud

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

The discussions on Shari'a and international law in Chapters 1 and 2, respectively, demystify the concept of the ‘rule of law’ and point to the dynamic nature of law, which keeps unfolding itself in ... More


What Rights Can Add to Good Development Practice

Mary Robinson

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter starts by defining what poverty means. It sketches the situation of global poverty and some of the factors that have exacerbated it. It also discusses recent progress made by the ... More


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