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The ECHR and human rights theory : reconciling the moral and political conceptions / Alain Zysset.

Author/Creator:
Zysset, Alain, author.
Other Title:
European Convention on Human Rights and human rights theory
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. , ©2017
Series:
Routledge research in human rights law.
Routledge research in human rights law
Format/Description:
Book
x, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950 November 5)
European Court of Human Rights.
European Court of Human Rights
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Human rights -- European Union countries -- Philosophy.
Human rights -- Moral and ethical aspects -- European Union countries.
Human rights -- Political aspects -- European Union countries.
Democracy -- European Union countries -- Philosophy.
Human rights -- Political aspects.
Democracy -- Philosophy.
Human rights -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Human rights -- Philosophy.
Europe -- European Union countries
Contents:
Introduction
human rights theory and the challenge of the ECHR
Ethical theories of human rights and their practice-independence
Political theories and their practice-dependence
Theorizing human rights
a constructivist proposal
The ECHR in historical perspective
The normativity of ECHR law
Interpretation at the ECtHR
setting the stage
Balancing and justification at the ECtHR
the pivotal concept of "democratic necessity"
Conclusion
constructing the democratic foundations.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138641037
1138641030
9781315630809
131563080X
OCLC:
943637382
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