Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study (UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law)

Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study (UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law)

By: Dawn Oliver (editor), Jorg Fedtke (editor)Paperback

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First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Dawn Oliver is Professor of Constitutional Law at University College London. She is particularly interested in constitutional reform, the UK Human Rights Act 1998, and the public law/private law divide. She recently published Constitutional Reform in the United Kingdom (OUP, 2003) and is co-editor of The Changing Constitution (OUP, 6th edn 2007). In 2005 she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Jorg Fedtke is Reader in Laws at University College London, where he is Director of the Institute of Global Law. He also holds a post as Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches European Union and comparative constitutional law. In 2005 he was invited by the United Nations to act as an external advisor to the constitutional negotiations in Iraq. His research interests are in constitutional law, administrative law, comparative methodology and tort law.


Part 1 -- Introduction General Introduction Common lines of enquiry Part 2 -- Jurisdiction-based chapters European Court of Human Rights: Justice Dean Spielmann (ECtHR) European Union: Professor Takis Tridimas (London) Denmark: Jonas Christoffersen (Copenhagen) France: Dr Myriam Hunter-Henin (London) Germany: Dr Jorg Fedtke (London) Greece: Christina Akrivopoulou (Thessaloniki) India: Professor Mahendra Singh (New Delhi/Singapore) Ireland: Mr Colm O'Cinneide (London) Israel: Professor Daphne Barak-Erez (Tel Aviv) and Professor Israel Gilead (Jerusalem) Italy: Dr Chiara Favilli and Professor Carlo Fusaro (both Florence) New Zealand: Professor Paul Rishworth (Auckland) South Africa: Dr Jorg Fedtke (London) Spain: Andrea Rodriguez Liboreiro (Madrid) United Kingdom: Professor Dawn Oliver (London) USA and Canada: Professor Eric Barendt (London) Hypotheticals Part 3 Conclusions Comparative analysis Conclusions

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  • publication date: 01/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780415443517
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780415443517
  • weight: 725
  • ISBN10: 0415443512

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