Comparative human rights law / Sandra Fredman
- Fredman, Sandra
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: PART I -- 1.Foreign Fads or Fashions: The Role of Comparativism in Human Rights Law -- 2.What Is a Human Right? Dealing with Disagreement -- 3.Challenging the Divide: Socio-economic Rights as Human Rights -- 4.Allies or Subversives? Adjudication and Democracy -- 5.Interpreting Human Rights Law -- PART II -- 6.Capital Punishment -- 7.Abortion -- 8.The Right to Health -- 9.The Right to Housing -- 10.Freedom of Speech -- 11.The Right to Education -- 12.Freedom of Religion -- 13.Conclusion.
- 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 text uses the prism of comparative law to examine the fascinating ways in which these difficult questions are decided.
- 9780191768293 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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