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Rights in divided societies [electronic resource] / edited by Colin Harvey and Alex Schwartz.

Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2012.
Series:
Human Rights Law in Perspective
Human rights law in perspective ; v. 17
Human Rights Law in Perspective ; v.17
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (285 p.)
Subjects:
Civil rights.
Cultural pluralism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This collection examines the role and value of domestic rights instruments in divided and post-conflict societies, approaching the subject from a comparative and theoretical perspective.
Contents:
Cover; Prelims; Contents; Author Biographies; 1. Introduction; Part I. Divided Democracy; 2. Rights versus Democracy? The Bill of Rights in Plurinational States; 3. Managing Conflict Through Democracy; 4. Ethnicity and Competing Notions of Rights; Part II. Judicial Independence and Empowerment; 5. Independent or Dependent? Constitutional Courts in Divided Societies; 6. Judicial Empowerment in Divided Societies: The Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Process in Comparative Perspective; Part III. Post-Conflict Constitutions
7. The Nature and Effects of Constitutional Rights in Post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina8. Constitutional Change and the Quest for Legal Inclusion in Nepal; Part IV. Pluralism; 9. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Canadian Unity; 10. Education, Crucifixes and Headscarves: The Appropriation of Meanings and the Content of Rights in Divided Societies; 11. Forcing Consensus: Challenges for Rights-based Constitutionalism in Chile; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Harvey, Colin J.
Schwartz, Alex, 1978-
ISBN:
1-84731-980-7
1-4725-6612-2
1-283-86342-1
1-84731-979-3
OCLC:
823386075
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