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Advanced Introduction to International Human Rights Law

Dinah L. Shelton

In this landmark text, Dinah Shelton offers an insightful overview of the current state of international human rights law: its norms, institutions and procedures, both global and regional. Providing an invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, and an insightful reference for seasoned experts, the book will prove a useful resource for professors and practitioners of international law. It will also serve as a stimulating introductory text for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses on human rights.


HB: 9781839103186
PB: 9781839103209
EISBN: 9781839103193

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Acclaim for Advanced Introduction to International Human Rights Law:

‘International human rights law has become increasingly complex in its substantive standards, institutional structures, and interface with national law. Dinah Shelton harnesses a lifetime of experience in studying and practicing human rights law to provide an exceptional overview of the field, rich with penetrating insights, fit for beginners and specialists alike.’

– Sean D. Murphy, George Washington University, US