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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women (International law),
  • Women"s rights

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSusan Tiefenbrun
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK644 .T54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25067496M
ISBN 109781594607035
LC Control Number2011042162

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Courts in different jurisdictions face similar human rights questions. Does the death penalty breach human rights? Does freedom of speech include racist speech? Is there a right to health? This book uses the prism of comparative law to examine the fascinating ways in which these difficult questions are decided. On the one hand, the shared language of human rights suggests that there should be. Barbara Frey, Book Review, Women’s Human Rights: The International and Comparative Law Casebook, 31 Human Rights Q. , (). Women’s Human Rights studies the deprivation and violence women suffer due to discriminatory laws, religions, and customs and demonstrates how international human rights treaties can be used to develop new. Her book, Women’s Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalizing Age (Polity Press, ), was selected as an “Outstanding Academic Title for ” by the American Library Association/CHOICE. Niamh is coauthor of Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women’s Human Rights (UNIFEM ). In the s he served on the Ministerial Advisory Committee for the Intelligence and Security Agencies Amendment Act. In he inaugurated a masters degree programme in International Relations and Human Rights which included a module on human rights issues arising from counter-terrorism policies in the US, Europe, and New Zealand.