Confronting the Human Rights Act. Contemporary theme and perspectives.

Kang-Riou, Nicolas, Milner, Jo and Nayak, Suryia, eds. (2012) Confronting the Human Rights Act. Contemporary theme and perspectives. Routledge. ISBN 9780415674706

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Abstract

This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well as contemplating the potential for a British Bill of Rights. The editors have collected pieces from contributors drawn from diverse spheres, all of whom are internationally recognised for their impact in the field of human rights law. Contributors include members of the bench in the United Kingdom and Australia, academics, researchers, members of NGOs, and campaigners as well as people’s testimony of lived experiences in relation to the Human Rights Act. Valuable contributions from the likes of Keith Ewing, Helen Fenwick, Lady Hale, Irene Khan, Michael Kirby, Francesca Klug, Peter Tatchell and others have resulted in a book which draws out the connections between legal framework, theory, and the actual experience of the protection afforded to groups and individuals by the HRA.

Keywords:Human rights, Human Rights Act
Subjects:M Law > M210 Public Law
M Law > M110 UK Legal Systems
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:44961
Deposited On:25 Jun 2021 13:50

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