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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Alston, Philip. Crawford, James, 1948-.
Title Statement
The future of UN human rights treaty monitoring / edited by Philip Alston and James Crawford.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge ;   New York :   Cambridge University Press,   2000.  
Physical Medium
xxxv, 563 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0521641950 (hardback) 0521645743 (pbk.)
Content Notes
The UN human rights treaty system : a system in crisis? / James Crawford -- Part A. The UN human rights monitoring system in action. Individual claims in a world of massive violations : what role for the Human Rights Committee? / Henry J. Steiner -- Decision-taking in the committee on the elimination of racial discrimination / Michael Banton -- The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at the crossroads / Mara R. Bustelo -- The reporting process under the Convention on the Rights of the Child / Gerison Lansdown -- The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : catalyst for change in a system needing reform / Scott Leckie -- Country--oriented procedures under the Convention against Torture : towards a new dynamism / Roland Bank -- UN human rights reporting procedures : an NGO perspective / Andrew Clapham -- Part B. National influences and responses. Making human rights treaty obligations a reality : working with new actors and partners / Anne Gallagher -- Domestic implementation of international human rights treaties : Nordic and Baltic experiences / Martin Scheinin -- The domestic impact of international human rights standards : the Japanese experience / Yuji Iwasawa -- The role of human rights treaty standards in domestic law : the Southern African experience / John Dugard -- Uses and abuses of the treaty reporting procedure : Hong Kong between two systems / Andrew Byrnes -- The United States and the international human rights treaty system : for export only? / Stefanie Grant -- Part C. Regional and sectoral comparisons. Reporting in the Inter-American system of human rights protection / Antonio Augusto Cancado Trindade -- Lessons from the reporting system of the European Social Charter / David Harris -- The role of reporting in international environmental treaties : lessons for human rights supervision / Daniel Bodansky -- Part D. Common challenges for the treaty bodies. The problem of overlapping among different treaty bodies / Eric Tistounet -- Bodies of knowledge: a diversity promotion role for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights / Craig Scott -- Treaty bodies responding to states of emergency : the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina / Michael O'Flaherty -- Ensuring effective supervisory procedures : the need for resources / Elizabeth Evatt -- Servicing and financing human rights supervision / Markus Schmidt -- Part E. Looking to the future. Beyond 'them' and 'us' : putting treaty body reform into perspective / Philip Alston.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Human rights.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

List of Tables, Figure, Appendices = ⅷ

Notes on Contributors = ⅸ

Editors' Preface = xv

Table of Treaties = xvii

Table of Cases = xxiii

List of Abbreviations = xxxii

1. The UN human rights treaty system : A system in crisis? / JAMES CRAWFORD = 1

A·The UN human rights monitoring system in action

 2. Individual claims in a world of massive violations : What role for the Human Rights Committee? / HENRY J. STEINER = 15

 3. Decision-taking in the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination / MICHAEL BANTON = 55

 4. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at the crossroads / MARA R. BUSTELO = 79

 5. The reporting process under the Convention on the Rights of the Child / GERISON LANSDOWN = 113

 6. The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : Catalyst for change in a system needing reform / SCOTT LECKIE = 129

 7. Country-oriented procedures under the Convention against Torture : Towards a new dynamism / ROLAND BANK = 145

 8. UN human rights reporting procedures : An NGO perspective / ANDREW CLAPHAM = 175

B·National influences and responses

 9. Making human rights treaty obligations a reality : Working with new actors and partners / ANNE GALLAGHER = 201

 10. Domestic implementation of international human rights treaties : Nordic and Baltic experiences / MARTIN SCHEININ = 229

 11. The domestic impact of international human rights standards : The Japanese experience / YUJI IWASAWA = 245

 12. The role of human rights treaty standards in domestic law : The Southern African experience / JOHN DUGARD = 269

 13. Uses and abuses of the treaty reporting procedure : Hong Kong between two systems / ANDREW BYRNES = 287

 14. The United States and the international human rights treaty system : For export only? / STEFANIE GRANT = 317

C·Regional and sectoral comparisons

 15. Reporting in the Inter-American system of human rights protection / ANT O ^ NIO AUGUSTO ; CANCADO TRINDADE = 333

 16. Lessons from the reporting system of the European Social Charter / DAVID HARRIS = 347

 17. The role of reporting in international environmental treaties : Lessons for human rights supervision / DANIEL BODANSKY = 361

D·Common challenges for the treaty bodies

 18. The problem of overlapping among different treaty bodies / ERIC TISTOUNET = 383

 19. Bodies of knowledge : A diversity promotion role for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights / CRAIG SCOTT = 403

 20. Treaty bodies responding to states of emergency : The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina / MICHAEL O'FLAHERTY = 439

 21. Ensuring effective supervisory procedures : The need for resources / ELIZABETH EVATT = 461

 22. Servicing and financing human rights supervision / MARKUS SCHMIDT = 481

E·Looking to the future

 23. Beyond 'them' and 'us' : Putting treaty body reform into perspective / PHILIP ALSTON = 501

Index = 527



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