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  1. RESOURCES 25 items
    1. Texts 6 items
      We will work with several introductory and overview texts from the area of international human rights law. The following ones are especially recommended and chapters from them will form the essential reading in many of our meetings. Even if they are not included as 'essential' however, these are important and useful reference points.
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book 

      2. Other excellent texts you might prefer are:

      3. International law of human rights - Michael K. Addo 2005

        Book 

      4. International human rights law: cases, materials, commentary - Olivier de Schutter 2010

        Book 

    2. Cases 1 item
      Cases are available through the websites of specific international bodies, courts, and tribunals (see e-resources, below) and can also be accessed through Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis. If you need help on how to use the databases, the library has prepared a good introductory guidance page specifically for legal research: https://libguides.exeter.ac.uk/lawdatabases
    3. Key Journals 6 items
    4. E-Resources 12 items
  2. 1. Nature and Development of Human Rights in International Law 11 items
    1. Essential reading: 5 items
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Chapters 1-2

    2. Further reading: 6 items
      1. Texts and Materials on International Human Rights - Rhona K.M. Smith 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 1

      2. Problems and process: international law and how we use it - Rosalyn Higgins 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 6

  3. 2. Sources of International Human Rights Law 11 items
    1. Essential reading: 4 items
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Chapters 4, 5 and 19 (Respectively these Chapters refer to: Sources; Nature of Obligations; and United Nations)

    2. Further reading: 7 items
      1. Commitment and compliance: the role of non-binding norms in the international legal system - Dinah Shelton 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 7, commentary and conclusions particularly

  4. 3. Civil and Political Rights 8 items
    1. Essential reading: 4 items
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Theo van Boven 'Categories of Rights', Chapter 7

    2. Further reading: 4 items
      1. International human rights: a comprehensive introduction - Michael Haas 2013

        Book  Chapter 5 'Civil and Political Rights and Crimes Against Humanity'

  5. 4. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 10 items
    1. Essential reading: 6 items
      1. General comment No. 3: The nature of States parties’ obligations - UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1990

        Document 

      2. General comment No. 9: The domestic application of the Covenant - UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1998

        Webpage 

    2. Further reading: 4 items
  6. 5. New Rights and Emerging Rights 10 items
    1. Essential reading: 4 items
    2. Further reading: 6 items
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Chapters 8 nad 15 (Non-discrimination, and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)

      2. World poverty and human rights: cosmopolitan responsibilities and reforms - Thomas Pogge 2002

        Book  Chapter 4

      3. Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory - Simon Caney 2005 (electronic resource)

        Article  Chapter 4

  7. 6. UN Treaty-Based Supervision 11 items
    1. Essential reading: 5 items
    2. Further reading: 6 items
  8. 7. UN Charter-Based Supervision I - Special Procedures 9 items
    1. Essential reading: 4 items
      1. International human rights: the successor to international human rights in context : laws, politics and morals : text and materials - Philip Alston, Ryan Goodman, Henry J. Steiner 2013

        Book  Chapter 8, up to p.740

      2. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Chapter 18 (Note, you should already have read this for cycle 2, and need only revisit the relevant section)

    2. Further reading: 5 items
  9. 8. UN Charter-Based Supervision II - Universal Periodic Review 7 items
    1. Essential reading: 3 items
    2. Further reading: 4 items
  10. 9. National Human Rights Institutions 9 items
    1. Essential reading: 3 items
    2. Further reading: 6 items
  11. 10. International Supervision by Regional Institutions 6 items
    1. Essential reading: 5 items
      1. International human rights law - Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, D. J. Harris 2017

        Book  Chapters 20, 21, 22, 23

      2. And / or:

    2. Further reading: 1 item
      1. None this week. Be guided by your own research.

  12. 11. Responses to Human Rights Violations 0 items
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