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Reframing public goods: human rights, community and governance in the third world
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010-11-26)
The thesis takes as its starting point the importance of community in contemporary political societies across the world, most notably, for present purposes, the Third World. Community importantly determines questions of ...
Reservations to human rights treaties
(The University of Edinburgh, 2012-06-26)
This thesis examines the default application of the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties reservation rules to reservations to human rights treaties. The contemporary practice of formulating reservations allows ...
Exploring the prohibition of degrading treatment within article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
This thesis addresses the meaning and scope of application of the right not to be subjected to degrading treatment, a distinct form of harm within the absolute prohibition of torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or ...
Caring autonomy: rethinking the right to autonomy under the European Court of Human Rights jurisprudence
(The University of Edinburgh, 2013-07-03)
This thesis sets out an argument against the present interpretation of the concept of autonomy under the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) Article 8 jurisprudence and proposes a new reading of the concept that ...
International legal framework for the protection of journalists in conflict zones: a round peg in a square hole?
(The University of Edinburgh, 2015-07-02)
Journalists reporting from conflict zones are increasingly at risk of injury or death. Not only are they at risk of becoming a casualty in the crossfire, they are now often directly targeted and killed because of their ...
Accountability towards individuals and communities affected by the World Bank Development Interventions: a project law approach
(The University of Edinburgh, 2016-06-30)
This thesis sets out to explore the reasons why individuals and communities affected by development operations are generally unable to influence and control the content of development interventions, and also how this ...