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Human Rights Under African Constitutions

Realizing the Promise for Ourselves (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na"im

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Political Science,
  • Human rights,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Rule of law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law / Human Rights,
  • Africa,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9515858M
    ISBN 100812236777
    ISBN 109780812236774

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the extent, method, purpose and effects of domestic and international courts' judicial dialogue on human rights. The analysis covers national courts' judicial dialogue from different regions of the world, including Eastern Cited by: 4. It introduced a number of rights with distinctly ‘African’ characteristics which have been incorporated, especially after the s in many African constitutions. One of these is the concept of ‘peoples’ rights’, which, although originating in UN international human rights instruments, has been given prominence and practical. National Constitutions and Human Rights Issues in Africa J E. IKE UDOGU' AIlSTR,ICT Philosophers stich as Socratc.~s. Plato. J\l'iswLic, Hobbes, Locke' and t\larx, in the Europcan t


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