Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

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Professorial Fellow Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics Tom Campbell, Tom Campbell, Jeffrey Denys Goldsworthy, Jeffrey Goldsworthy, Adrienne Sarah Ackary Stone, Fellow Law Program Adrienne Stone
Oxford University Press, 2003 - 344 Seiten
This volume addresses two important issues surrounding human rights in both law and politics. First, it considers the content and form of human rights. What is and what is not to be counted as a human right, and what does it mean to identify a right as a human right? Secondly it considers theimplementation of human rights. What are the most effective and legitimate means of promoting human rights? Both of these issues raise profound moral questions within legal and political philosophy. The contributions within this volume address the conceptual and moral issues deriving from theexpansion of rights discourse and explore the variety of institutional mechanisms that may be adopted to protect and further human rights. At the same time, they illustrate the complex relationship between defining human rights and adopting particular modes of institutional implementation.
 

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Inhalt

Introduction
1
The Shifting Boundaries
17
Freedom of Expression as a Human Right
39
Human Rights Concepts in Australian Political Debate
75
Human Rights the Rule of Law and American Constitutionalism
93
Rights Rules and Democracy
117
Institutional Debate
135
Comparing Experiences
159
David Dyzenhaus
201
Nonjudicial Review
213
Parliament and Rights
231
Constructing a CommunityBased Bill of Rights
247
Judicial Review Legislative Override and Democracy
263
Does Australias Indirect
281
Indigenous Rights
307
The Case for Social Rights
323

A Defence of the Status Quo
175
Aspiring to the Rule of Law
195

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Über den Autor (2003)


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.

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