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Non-State Actors and Human Rights (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International human rights law,
  • Political Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law / Human Rights,
  • International,
  • Human rights,
  • International business enterpr,
  • International business enterprises,
  • Juristic persons,
  • Law and legislation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9877199M
    ISBN 100199272824
    ISBN 109780199272822


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Non-State Actors and Human Rights (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law) by Philip Alston Download PDF EPUB FB2

The threats to human rights posed by non-state actors are of increasing concern. Multinational corporations, armed oppositions groups, and the activities of international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, and the European Union are increasingly examined with recourse to a human rights lens.

This book presents an approach to human rights that goes beyond the Author: Andrew Clapham. The book's final part includes suggestions with regard to understanding the parameters of the human rights obligations of non-state actors.

Key to understanding the legal obligations of non-state actors are concepts such as dignity and democracy. While neither concept can unravel the dilemmas involved in the application of human rights law to.

Concerned with human rights outcomes, this book departs from analyses that focus on the role of the state in human rights promotion and urges the study of the entire human rights universe. Transcending as well the literature on the role of NGOs, the book examines a broad range of non-state actors engaged in various activities that violate Format: Paperback.

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Addresses the responsibility of non-state actors, one of the largest and most critical challenges facing international law today; Covers the role of important non-governmental institutions including the IMF and the WTO. Get this from a library.

Non-state actors and human rights. [Philip Alston; Academy of European Law (Florence, Italy); New York University. Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.;] -- "As privatization, out-sourcing, and downsizing place ever more public or governmental functions into the hands of private actors, the human rights regime must adapt if it is to maintain its.

rights breaches by non-state actors or, for that matter, any non-state actor seeking to refute such claims. Second, it is a brave piece of human rights advocacy and accepting its principal conclusions requires, as the author points out, a change in the Cited by:   The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors.

Focusing the debate, Non-State Actors and Human Rights book important collection presents an essential set of contributions which Author: Andrew Clapham.

This book presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on This book presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non-state actors/5.

The Hardcover of the Non-State Actors and Human Rights by Philip Alston at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Philip Alston. Abstract. The conduct of non-state actors can give rise to human rights violations to a greater extent than one would expect.

Human rights law, interpreted Non-State Actors and Human Rights book the light of general international law, applies to every private actor that is endowed with state power in any by: This book presents an approach to human rights that goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non-state actors and addresses some of the ways in Author: Andrew Clapham.

SOLOMOU, ALEXIA Comparing the Impact of the Interpretation of Peace Agreements by International Courts and Tribunals on Legal Accountability and Legal Certainty in Post-Conflict Societies. Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol.

27, Issue. 2, p. Robert McCorquodale (), 'Non-state Actors and International Human Rights Law' 5. Jan Arno Hessbruegge (), 'Human Rights Violations Arising from Conduct of Non-State Actors' 6.

Manisuli Ssenyonjo (), 'The Applicability of International Human Rights Law to Non-State Actors: What Relevance to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights?' 7.

The sessions of the Human Rights Council, for instance, demonstrate the multiplicity of relevant actors. The Council members, often more than non-member states, the ICRC and hundreds of NGOs, experts and human rights defenders take part in the human rights debate.

Non-state actors also violate human rights. The role and position of non-state actors in international law is the subject of a long-standing and intensive scholarly debate. This book explores the participation of this new category of actors in an international legal system that has historically been dominated by states.

It explores the most important issues, actors and theoretical approaches with respect to these. recurring conceptsof the human rights and non -state actors debate: complicity, complexity and complementarity.

Alston’s and De Schutter’s edited books are both a collection of inspiring essays on respectively the relation between human rights and non-state actors, and the application of human rights to transnational by: 6. Non-State Actors and Human Rights by Philip Alston,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Non-State Actors and Human Rights: Philip Alston: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(4). Non-state actors and human rights Collected courses of the Academy of European Law: Authors: Philip Alston, Academy of European Law: Editors: Philip Alston, New York University.

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice: Publisher: Oxford University Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN. Non-State Actors and Human Rights. Edited by PHILIP ALSTON. [Oxford: Oxford University Press. ix and pp. Paperback £ ISB J NON-STATE ACTORS AND H UMAN RIGHTS, the most recently is ued edition in the "Collected Courses of the Academy of uropean Law" series, addresses.

It is increasingly recognized that human rights law has to address the challenge posed by non-state actors. This chapter starts with a reflection on how the term 'non-state actor' is Author: Andrew Clapham. Andrew Clapham's book provides a realistic, comprehensive and excellently documented portrait of the changing status of protection of human rights against the novel threats posed by non-state actors.

(EUI Review).a thoughtful and insightful book.a brave piece of human rights book is the subject of prodigious : Andrew Clapham.

Read "Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability" by Konstantinos Mastorodimos available from Rakuten Kobo.

The accountability of armed non-state actors is a neglected field of international law, overBrand: Taylor And Francis. Human Rights Obligations of Armed Non-State Actors An Exploration of the Practice of the N Human Rights Council 7 1.

ANSAs in HRC Resolutions Types of Armed Non-State Actors A range of ANSAs operate today in armed conflicts or other situations of violence, but one can find very few definitions of the term in international law.

The UN. International Human Rights Law and Practice - by Ilias Bantekas April Author: Ilias Bantekas, Lutz Oette. The book's final part includes suggestions with regard to understanding the parameters of the human rights obligations of non-state actors. Key to understanding the legal obligations of non-state actors are concepts such as dignity and democracy.

While neither concept can unravel the dilemmas involved in the application of human rights law to Brand: OUP Oxford. Dr Murray’s book, Human Rights Obligations on Non-State Armed Groups talks about non-state armed groups as a reality that needs to be addressed: they exist, they exercise control, and therefore we must talk about their responsibilities.

While this might seem self-evident, his sober analysis is particular commendable in the context of the current counter-terrorism atmosphere.

1 The term non-State actors is a superordinate concept that encompasses all those actors in international relations that are not State[s]. It comprises individuals (Individuals in International Law) as well as entities, the latter spanning a large range of organizations and institutions on the global, regional, sub-regional as well as the local levels.

Under traditional approaches to human rights, non-State actors are beyond the direct reach of international human rights law. They cannot be parties to the relevant treaties and so they are only bound to the extent that obligations accepted by. The book begins with a discussion of the phenomena, such as globalization, privatization, fragmentation, and feminization, that are forcing us to think again about how we view human rights and why it makes sense to extend the obligations to non-state actors.

About Non-State Actors in International Law. The role and position of non-state actors in international law is the subject of a long-standing and intensive scholarly debate. This book explores the participation of this new category of actors in an international legal system that has historically been dominated by states.

Non-State Actors and International Obligations examines the contribution and relevance of non-state actors in the creation and implementation of international obligations. These actors have traditionally been marginalised within international law Released on: Octo   Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law.

DOI link for Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law. Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law bookCited by: 3.

International Human Rights Law and Territorial Non-State Actors: Cases of the Council of Europe Region Dispute Settlement and Non-State Actors The Impact of Non-State Actors’ Intervention in Investor-State Arbitration: A Further Study.

• Most benign nonstate actors originate in the developed world, work within the framework provided by Western institutions and regimes, and act as propagators of “western values” such as free markets, environmental protection, and human rights.

Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance Series: Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance Series About the Series The proliferation of non-state actors in the international system over the last three decades has increased the need for a broader theoretical analysis and empirical validation.

This volume explores the principle and history of international human rights law. It addresses questions regarding the sources of human rights, its historical and cultural origins and its universality. It evaluates the effectiveness of procedures and international institutions in enforcing and ensuring compliance with human rights.

This volume investigates the underlying structural. "Mastorodimos' monograph is an important contribution to a very topical aspect of international law: the accountability of Armed Non-State Actors in times of war and peace.

The author covers all the relevant legal dimensions of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law in depth. Description of the book "Human Rights and Non-State Actors": The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights.

Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an essential set of contributions to these questions. Weissbrodt, DS & Kruger, MHuman Rights Responsibilities of Businesses as Non-State Actors.

in P Alston (ed.), Non-State Actors and Human Rights. Oxford University Press, pp. Cited by: Non-State Actors. Page 1 of 13 Filter category State-Empowered Actors in the European Court of Human Rights – State Sovereignty and Council of Europe Authority Elspeth Guild.

Human rights conventions constitute a particular category of international law in respect of which individuals, exceptionally, are empowered to act because of their. Many of these groups promote human rights while others, on the contrary, condone crimes or even commit crimes affecting the lives and human rights of individuals.

The role of non-state actors cannot be discussed without touching upon the question as to what extent human rights also apply to relations between private individuals and/or enterprises.Non-state actors cannot therefore be said to be the direct holders of human rights obligations under international law.

The obligations individuals and corporations have are essentially a matter of domestic civil or criminal law, backed by the international legal obligation of the state to ensure effective protection of the human rights of the.‘The wording of the first clause also leaves open the question whether terrorism can be committed by states or only by non-state actors.’ ‘Under international law, the state has a clear responsibility for human rights abuses committed by non-state actors.’ ‘The focus of the book is on national governments, not nonstate actors.’.