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The Resource Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights, edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and John Cerone

Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights, edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and John Cerone

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Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights
Title
Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights
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edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and John Cerone
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Soft law increasingly shapes and impacts the content of international law in multiple ways, from being a first step in a norm-making process to providing detailed rules and technical standards required for the interpretation and the implementation of treaties. This is especially true in the area of human rights. While relatively few human rights treaties have been adopted at the UN level in the last two decades, the number of declarations, resolutions, conclusions, and principles has grown significantly. In some areas, soft law has come to fill a void in the absence of treaty law, exerting a degree of normative force exceeding its non-binding character. In others areas, soft law has become a battleground for interpretative struggles to expand and limit human rights protection in the context of existing regimes. Despite these developments, little attention has been paid to soft law within human rights legal scholarship. Building on a thorough analysis of relevant case studies, this volume systematically explores the roles of soft law in both established and emerging human rights regimes. The book argues that a better understanding of how soft law shapes and affects different branches of international human rights law not only provides a more dynamic picture of the current state of international human rights, but also helps to unsettle and critically question certain political and doctrinal beliefs. Following introductory chapters that lay out the general conceptual framework, the book is divided in two parts. The first part focuses on cases that examine the role of soft law within human rights regimes where there are established hard law standards, its progressive and regressive effects, and the role that different actors play in the incubation process. The second part focuses on the role of soft law in emerging areas of international law where there is no substantial treaty codification of norms. These chapters examine the relationship between soft and hard law, the role of different actors in formulating new soft law, and the potential for eventual codification
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YDXCP
Index
index present
LC call number
K3240.5
LC item number
.T73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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(2014 :
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  • Lagoutte, Stéphanie
  • Gammeltoft-Hansen, Thomas
  • Cerone, John
  • Association of Human Rights Institutes
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  • Human rights
  • Soft law
  • Human rights
  • Soft law
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Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights, edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and John Cerone
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Copyright
Note
"Some of the contributions were presented at the 2014 Association of Human Rights Institutes Research Conference in Copenhagen"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-328) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mátyás Bódig
  • The
  • Role and use of soft law instruments in the African human rights system
  • Debra Long and Rachel Murray
  • The
  • Copenhagen process some reflections concerning soft law
  • Bruce 'Ossie' Oswald
  • The
  • Use of soft law in regulating armed conflict : from jus in bello to 'soft law in bello'?
  • Peter Vedel Kessing
  • A taxonomy of soft law : stipulating a definition
  • Addressing and resolving internal displacement : reflections on a soft law 'success story'
  • Megan Bradley and Angela Sherwood
  • The
  • Role of soft law in the progressive development of indigenous peoples' rights
  • Felipe Gómez Isa
  • Could the progressive 'hardening' of human rights soft law impair its further expansion? : insights from the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Léticia Villeneuve
  • The
  • UN guiding principles on business and human rights : a confusing 'smart mix' of soft and hard international human rights law
  • Stéphanie Lagoutte
  • John Cerone
  • Mission creeps : the (unintended) re-enforcement of the actors' discussion in international law through expansion of soft law instruments in the business and human rights nexus
  • Christoph Good
  • Soft law within participation rights : tools in development
  • Anette Faye Jacobsen
  • The
  • Role of soft law in minority rights protection and diversity management : reflections from practice
  • Sally Holt, Zdenka Machnyikova, and John Packer
  • Interpreting international human rights standards : treaty body general comments as chisel or a hammer
  • Kasey L. McCall-Smith
  • The
  • Role and impact of soft law on the emergence of the prohibition of violence against women within the context of the CEDAW
  • Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko
  • Soft law, doctrinal development, and the general comments of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Control code
949749741
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780198791409
Lccn
2016957536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949749741
Label
Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights, edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and John Cerone
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Some of the contributions were presented at the 2014 Association of Human Rights Institutes Research Conference in Copenhagen"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mátyás Bódig
  • The
  • Role and use of soft law instruments in the African human rights system
  • Debra Long and Rachel Murray
  • The
  • Copenhagen process some reflections concerning soft law
  • Bruce 'Ossie' Oswald
  • The
  • Use of soft law in regulating armed conflict : from jus in bello to 'soft law in bello'?
  • Peter Vedel Kessing
  • A taxonomy of soft law : stipulating a definition
  • Addressing and resolving internal displacement : reflections on a soft law 'success story'
  • Megan Bradley and Angela Sherwood
  • The
  • Role of soft law in the progressive development of indigenous peoples' rights
  • Felipe Gómez Isa
  • Could the progressive 'hardening' of human rights soft law impair its further expansion? : insights from the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Léticia Villeneuve
  • The
  • UN guiding principles on business and human rights : a confusing 'smart mix' of soft and hard international human rights law
  • Stéphanie Lagoutte
  • John Cerone
  • Mission creeps : the (unintended) re-enforcement of the actors' discussion in international law through expansion of soft law instruments in the business and human rights nexus
  • Christoph Good
  • Soft law within participation rights : tools in development
  • Anette Faye Jacobsen
  • The
  • Role of soft law in minority rights protection and diversity management : reflections from practice
  • Sally Holt, Zdenka Machnyikova, and John Packer
  • Interpreting international human rights standards : treaty body general comments as chisel or a hammer
  • Kasey L. McCall-Smith
  • The
  • Role and impact of soft law on the emergence of the prohibition of violence against women within the context of the CEDAW
  • Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko
  • Soft law, doctrinal development, and the general comments of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Control code
949749741
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780198791409
Lccn
2016957536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949749741

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