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Protection of Human Rights in South Africa, The

A Legal and Practical Guide

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9780702199172
  • 2nd Edition
  • 278 Pages
  • 2013

Authors

Mubangizi, JC

Categories

Law Political Studies

2013 - 2nd Edition

R 472.00

Protection of Human Rights in South Africa, The

About this Publication:

The updated second edition provides useful information about international human rights norms and their relevance to South Africa. Considering the interplay between international and domestic human rights standards, the book explains and explores how the South African Constitution protects human rights. The material is presented in a coherent and accessible style to facilitate the understanding of the past, present and future of human rights protection in South Africa and beyond.

Contents Include:

  • Preface to the second edition

  • Introduction

  • International protection of human rights

  • International human rights norms and the South African legal system

  • The South African Constitution and human rights

  • The South African Bill of Rights – selected civil and political rights

  • The South African Bill of Rights – selected social, economic and cultural rights

  • Transitional justice for the victims of past human rights violations: the global context - by Andreas O’Shea

  • Transitional justice for past human rights violations in South Africa  - by Andreas O’Shea

  • Appendix: The Bill of Rights (chapter 2 of the South African Constitution, Act 108 of 1996)

  • List of acronyms

  • Table of cases

  • Table of statutes

  • Selected sources

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Human rights lawyers

  • Legal scholars

  • Academics

  • Students

  • Human rights institutions

  • Law libraries

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