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by Christian Tomuschat

Author: Christian Tomuschat
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (September 15, 2008)
Pages: 466 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.8
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By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on procedures and mechanisms of implementation, this volume provides a multidimensional overview of human rights. The volume then moves on to assess the activities of the political institutions of the United Nations, the expert bodies established by the relevant treaties, and the international tribunals specifically entrusted at the regional level with protecting human rights.

Human Rights: Between idealism and realism. TOMUSCHAT, Christian.

It also includes greater coverage of the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on procedures and mechanisms of implementation, this volume provides a multidimensional overview of human rights. After examining briefly the history of human rights, the author analyses the intellectual framework that forms the basis of their legitimacy. It also includes greater coverage of the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

Oxford University Press, 2008 - 414 sivua. The volume then moves on to analyze of the activities of the political institutions of the United Nations, the expert bodies established by the relevant treaties, and the international tribunals specifically entrusted at the regional level with protecting human rights. The author explains how and why the classical array of politically inspired informal devices has been enriched by the addition of international criminal procedures and by endeavors to introduce civil suits against alleged individual violators of human rights.

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In Human Rights: Between Realism and Idealism Christian Tomuschat fulfills his title's promise

In Human Rights: Between Realism and Idealism Christian Tomuschat fulfills his title's promise. Human Rights offers an erudite and admirably well-organized overview of the network of formal legal rules and institutions that support human rights. -The American Journal of International Law. "Overall, this is a good book. It is well organized and clearly.

Realism, founded in the connection of both sciences to political and social life, builds a. .

Realism, founded in the connection of both sciences to political and social life, builds a kind of basso continuo and acts as a counterbalance to the former two. And it is in this context that the works of Jacob Grimm, Puchta and Beseler, Heinrich Brunner, Georg von Below and others are analysed, in particular the works of Otto von Gierke and Max Weber. Some dealt with the human species only, and were concerned with human descent from the apes – or, like Wallace and Dobzhansky, with the unique abilities of humans to protect themselves from nature.

is a comprehensive cutting-edge overview of human rights practise.

Human Rights between Idealism and Realism presents human rights in action, focusing on their effectiveness as legal tools designed to benefit human beings. By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on procedures and mechanisms of implementation, this volume provides a multidimensional overview of human rights. After examining briefly the history of human rights, the author analyzes the intellectual framework that forms the basis of their legitimacy. In particular, he covers the concept of universality and the widely used model that classifies human rights into clusters of different 'generations'. The volume then moves on to analyze of the activities of the political institutions of the United Nations, the expert bodies established by the relevant treaties, and the international tribunals specifically entrusted at the regional level with protecting human rights. The author explains how and why the classical array of politically inspired informal devices has been enriched by the addition of international criminal procedures and by endeavors to introduce civil suits against alleged individual violators of human rights. Finally, the volume is rounded off by a consideration of the importance of humanitarian law as an instrument for the protection of human life and dignity and an exploration of the future of human rights.