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Triage

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/9780691155357.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter advocates a process called “triage” for resource allocation that requires investing more heavily in areas where the evidence indicates that human rights promotion is most likely to work. ... More


Making Human Rights a Reality

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In the last six decades, one of the most striking developments in international law is the emergence of a massive body of legal norms and procedures aimed at protecting human rights. In many ... More


Building for the Future: Human Rights Institutions

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the provision of future protection of human rights through institutions. It considers the mechanisms for entrenching rights, such as bills of rights; measures aimed at providing ... More


Making More of Law and Power

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/9780691155357.003.0012
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines whether a stewardship strategy is good for international law. To date, most discussions of human rights promotion strategies are strongly rooted in the belief that the process ... More


The Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Victims' Protection in the Council of Europe

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the action of the Council of Europe in the field of trafficking in persons. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) adopted by ... More


Introduction

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/9780199569328.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the growing relevance of prosecution in international law and outlines this historical development. With the increased emphasis on criminal matters, a critical question of ... More


The Protection of Human Rights

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses human rights protection in Japan. Topics covered include the development of human rights law, the Constitution, restrictions on human rights, freedom of expression, access to ... More


Introduction

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter presents the main goal of this study which is to establish the scope of the amendments on the human rights laws and the resulting procedural system in enhancing the protection of the ... More


Corporate Human Rights Obligations under Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Brigit Toebes and Jernej Letnar Černič

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores a contemporary debate in relation to the safeguarding of certain human rights and the controversy between the State and non-state actors, i.e., corporate organizations. It ... More


Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debate

JULIE DEBELJAK

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the concepts and practices of democracy that accommodate rights protection and promotion. It discusses that the impact on the power relations between the institutions of ... More


The Historical Recovery of the Human Person as Subject of the Law of Nations

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most important contributions of the international legal doctrine along the last six decades has been the rescue of the individual as subject of the law of nations. Such contribution is of ... More


Concluding Remarks

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter concludes that human rights protection before international court is, to a large extent, satisfactorily ensured. It discusses that the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials cannot be said to be ... More


Stopping Trade in Conflict Diamonds: Exploring the Trade and Human Rights Interface with the WTO Waiver for the Kimberley Process

Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer

in Human Rights and International Trade

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the use of the WTO waiver as an instrument for reconciling human rights protection with the international law of the world trade system. The specific context of the waiver for ... More


Access to Justice: The Safeguard and Preservation of the Integrity of International Jurisdiction

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The safeguard and preservation of the integrity of international jurisdiction are of the utmost importance for assuring the access of individuals to international justice. In recent years, both the ... More


Epilogue: a policy on bills of rights

Charles O.H. Parkinson

in Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explains how the Colonial Office formalized its policy towards bills of rights in its overseas territories as an official policy in 1962. It traces the application of this policy ... More


Security and Freedom

John H. Barton

in International Law and the Future of Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804776691
eISBN:
9780804791083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the protection of freedom against today's combination of national governments and international organizations. It does so in the context of the needs associated with balancing ... More


Concluding Remarks: Latter-day Tyranny and the Future of Human Rights

Margot E Salomon

in Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that while international economic arrangements favour developed states that influence their substance and direction, ongoing ... More


The UN Human Rights Game and the Arab Region: Playing not to Lose

Fateh Azzam

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the role played by the international human rights protection system and its mutual interactions with countries and societies of the Arab region. The United Nations human rights ... More


Freedom of Religion in a Globalized World: The European Experience

Edel Hughes

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The principal mechanism for the protection of freedom of religion in Europe stems from Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights. This provision not only protects the right to freedom of ... More


The Specificity of Human Rights and International Law

Benedetto Conforti

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that one should not exaggerate the autonomy of the international regime on the protection of human rights. Indeed, the case law of human rights courts shows that there are three ... More


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