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  1. Can human rights really protect people from want? If one is lacking medical care or housing, can one really go to a judge and ask for the provision of such goods and services? These questions have proved divisive for academics, politicians and judges working in the field of human rights. Some consider that there is no real difference between civil and political rights and economic, social and cultural rights. Others think that economic, social...
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  2. The number of international human rights treaties and monitoring mechanisms has grown considerably over the past decades. States are increasingly confronted with criticism as to their domestic human rights record. What is the effect of all these treaties, monitoring and criticism? Do they lead to changes and improvements?
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    €85.-
  3. Access to Medicines

    Publication date: June 25, 2014

    Millions of people worldwide lack adequate access to medicines, particularly in developing countries. This book focuses on one aspect of access to medicines: the affordability of essential medicines, and its connection to human rights and patents.
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    €90.-
  4. Excusable Evil

    Publication date: June 12, 2014

    This book provides an analysis of cases featuring complete defences at international criminal courts (IMT, IMTFE, ICTY, ICTR and ICC).
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  5. Gender-based violence against women is a stubborn problem worldwide. This book explores the transformation of sex roles and gender stereotyping, and interrogates, in the specific context of Jamaica, the implementation of Article 5(a) CEDAW for a social and cultural transformation and the realisation of women’s right to be free from gender-based violence.
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  6. With the coming into force of the Treaty of Lisbon the competences of the European Union in the realm of criminal law have greatly expanded. The Union, in a multitude of legislative instruments, requires its Member States to criminalize a big variety of harmful conducts. Although the Union frequently refers to conduct, attempt and participation in its legislation, it fails to determine what these concepts should denote to. This book fills this...
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  7. Remedial Secession

    Publication date: April 9, 2013

    It is increasingly suggested in literature that a right to unilateral secession, stemming from the right to self-determination of peoples, may arise as ultimum remedium in case of serious injustices suffered by a people. This book examines the conventional content and meaning of the right to self-determination and scrutinizes whether the various sources of international law disclose (traces of) a right to remedial secession.
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  8. Religious symbols have generated controversy in many circles, be they religious or secular, public or private, and within or outside academia. This book singles out a particularly contentious issue: religious symbols in public functions and focuses on the judiciary, the police and public education.
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  9. Contemporary multicultural issues in Europe raise the question whether the overlap between the non-discrimination regimes of the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe in the field of public employment may lead to conflicting case law. Would the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) address potential sex, race and religious discrimination in a similar manner or would the Courts take ...
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  10. The process of the transformation, reconciliation, development and reconstruction of South African society had not been finalised when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Amnesty Committee had reached the end of their mandates in 1998 and 2003 respectively. It is therefore imperative to implement measures to address "unfinished business" which should be approached in such a manner that the initiatives complement and build up...
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