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International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland

By: Suzanne Egan
Media of International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland
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Published: 22-10-2015
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 464
ISBN: 9781780439693
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
RRP: £123.00
 

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About International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland

International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland examines Ireland's engagement with, and influence of, the international human rights regime.

International human rights norms are increasingly being taken into account by legislators, courts and public bodies in taking decisions and implementing actions that impact on human rights. Featuring chapters by leading Irish and international academic experts, practitioners and advocates, the book combines theoretical as well as practical analysis and integrates perspectives from a broad range of actors in the human rights field.

Table Of Contents

CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Ireland and the Human Rights Regime: A Contextual Overview
SECTION 1: PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Chapter 2: The Philosophical Development of Human Rights
Chapter 3: Philosophical Challenges to Human Rights
SECTION 2: THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK
Chapter 4: The Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Chapter 5: The UN Human Rights Treaty System
Chapter 6: The European Convention on Human Rights: Implementation Mechanisms and Compliance
Chapter 7: The Protection of Fundamental Rights in the European Union: Origins, Evolution and Trends
SECTION 3: IMPLEMENTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRELAND
Chapter 8: The Justice for Magdalenes Campaign
Chapter 9: Socio-Economic Rights and Ireland
Chapter 10: Children's Rights in Ireland: Ireland's Relationship with the CRC
Chapter 11: Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking in Ireland
Chapter 12: The Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Ireland
Chapter 13: The Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief: Norms and Compliance
Chapter 14: Implementing Information Privacy Rights in Ireland
Chapter 15: The Refugee Definition in Irish Law
Chapter 16: International Human Rights Law: A Flavour of its Impact on the Irish Criminal Justice System
Chapter 17: Human Rights and Policing in Ireland
Chapter 18: Women's Rights in Peace and Conflict
SECTION 4: IMPLEMENTING INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ABROAD
Chapter 19: Irish Foreign Policy and Human Rights
Chapter 20: Human Rights Protection in Humanitarian Crises: Obligations of Irish Organisations

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