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Title Hierarchy in international law : the place of human rights / edited by Erika De Wet and Jure Vidmar
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 330 pages)
Contents Norms conflicts and hierarchy in international law : towards a vertical international legal system? / Jure Vidmar -- Collective security and human rights / Antonios Tzanakopoulos -- Human rights and the immunities of foreign states and international organizations / Riccardo Pavoni -- Human rights and the immunities of state officials / Philippa Webb -- On the hierarchy between extradition and human rights / Harmen van der Wilt -- Human rights, refugees, and other displaced persons in international law / Geoff Gilbert -- Resolving conflicts between human rights and environmental protection : is there a hierarchy? / Dinah Shelton -- Human rights dimensions of investment law / Susan L. Karamanian -- The relationships between international trade law and international human rights law / Andreas R. Ziegler and Bertram Boie
Summary The existence of a hierarchy between the different international legal rules is increasingly being debated. This volume will identify the extent to which judicial bodies and domestic courts contribute to an emerging normative hierarchy within international law, based on the primacy of human rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-317) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human rights.
International law.
Human Rights
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Human rights.
International law.
United Nations.
International peace and security.
Human rights.
International trade.
International law and national law.
Form Electronic book
Author De Wet, Erika
Vidmar, Jure
ISBN 9780191627767