General international law before human rights courts : assessing the specialty claims of international human rights law /
- Publication info:
- Antwerp ; Portland, OR : Intersentia, c2010.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- General international law before human rights courts : assessing the specialty claims of international human rights law / Frédéric Vanneste.
- Main Author:
- Vanneste, Frédéric.
Antwerp ; Portland, OR : Intersentia, 2010
- Item Description:
Revised version of author's Ph.D. thesis, Catholic University of Leuven.
- Physical Description:
xxvi, 625 p. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 597-621) and index.
Table of Contents
- Background : fragmentation of international law and "human rightism"
- Research assumption
- Methodological approach
- Recurrent references to the concept of law-making treaties (with an independent monitoring organ)
- Assessing the "special" approach towards reservations (articles 19-23 VCLT)
- Special application of human rights treaties (articles 24-30 VCLT)?
- Special approach towards intepretation of human rights treaties (31-33 VCLT)?
- Special significance for third parties (articles 34-38 VLCT and 53)?
- Special status for the norms enshrined in the ECHR or the ACHR (articles 30, 34-42, 53, 59 and 64 VCLT)?
- Withdrawl from human rights treaties (article 56 VCLT)
- Specialty claim for various topics of general international law treated by human rights courts
- Human rightism or development
- Harmony, not autonomy
- "Specialty" claims of human rights law are seldom conclusive to depart from general international law
- Special status of human rights norms need to be clarified by general international law
- International human rights law does not threaten the unity of general international law.