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The International Human Rights Legal System

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides an overview of the most important nuts and bolts of the international human rights legal system, which generally resides within the structures of the United Nations. It first ... More


Politics of “Independence”: Position of Special Procedures within the United Nations

Elvira Domínguez-Redondo

in In Defense of Politicization of Human Rights: The UN Special Procedures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197516706
eISBN:
9780197516737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516706.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Multidimensional factors influence the real or perceived independence of mandate holders. This chapter explains the changes that have superficially improved the balance in the gender and geographical ... More


Human Rights, Poverty Reduction Strategies, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund 1

Mark W. Plant

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/9780199284627.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter describes the theme of hard choices and trade-offs. It specifically provides some observations informed by the ongoing effort to define the international community's role in meeting the ... More


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