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Legislated rights: securing human rights through legislation

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The important aspects of human wellbeing outlined in human rights instruments and constitutional bills of rights can only be adequately secured as and when they are rendered the object of specific rights and corresponding duties. It is often assumed that the main responsibility for specifying the content of such genuine rights lies with courts. Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights through Legislation argues against this assumption, by showing how legislatures can and should be at the cent...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/9781108551069

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University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Author
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Legislated rights: securing human rights through legislation Journal website
Publication date:
2018-02-01
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856448
ISBN:
9781108445238
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pubs:856448
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2019-09-09

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