9780199264063

Protecting Human Rights Instruments and Institutions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199264063

  • ISBN10:

    0199264066

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-11
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

What should and what should not to be counted as a human right? What does it mean to identify a right as a human right? And what are the most effective and legitimate means of promoting human rights? This book addresses these questions and the complex relationship between the answers to them.

Author Biography


Tom Campbell is Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University.
Jeffrey Goldsworthy is Professor in the Faculty of Law, Monash University.
Adrienne Stone, is a Fellow in the Law Program at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
ix
Tables of Cases
xi
Tables of Legislation
xv
Introduction 1(16)
Adrienne Stone
CONCEPTUAL BOUNDARIES AND FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Rights: The Shifting Boundaries
17(22)
Tom Campbell
Freedom of Expression as a Human Right
39(36)
Larry Alexander
Human Rights Concepts in Australian Political Debate
75(18)
Mark A. Nolan
Penelope J. Oakes
Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and American Constitutionalism
93(24)
Robin West
DEMOCRATIC FOUNDATIONS
Rights, Rules, and Democracy
117(18)
Richard S. Kay
Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debate
135(24)
Julie Debeljak
Representation-Reinforcing Review: Comparing Experiences in the United States and Australia
159(16)
David Tucker
A Defence of the Status Quo
175(20)
James Allan
Aspiring to the Rule of Law
195(18)
David Dyzenhaus
INSTITUTIONAL DESIGNS
Non-judicial Review
213(18)
Mark Tushnet
Parliament and Rights
231(16)
Janet L. Hiebert
Constructing a Community-Based Bill of Rights
247(16)
George Williams
Judicial Review, Legislative Override, and Democracy
263(18)
Jeffrey Goldsworthy
Addressing Homelessness: Does Australia's Indirect Implementation of Human Rights Comply with its International Obligations?
281(26)
Dianne Otto
Indigenous Rights
307(16)
Steven Curry
The Case for Social Rights
323(16)
K. D. Ewing
Index 339

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