Covers the concept, theories and implementation structures for protecting human rights
Clear explanation of the basics and institutional structures of human rights - logical structure that his helpful for students to get their bearings and is accessible to newcomers to human rights but also demanding
Covers the breadth of international human rights law with lots of examples
Uses a well-balanced selection of primary and secondary source excerpts and linking author commentary
'Snapshots' provide real-life illustrations to help bring the material to life, and demonstrate current practice and issues.
Part 6 on the rights of vulnerable people outlines the particular issues associated with vulnerable and marginalised peoples, including refugees, women, indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, workers, and children.