The International Law of Human Rights examines the fundamentals of human rights law from the advent of the United Nations Charter through to the challenging contemporary issues facing the human rights regime. The second edition introduces the intricacies of human rights law and provides up-to-date coverage of human rights issues while exploring emerging areas of human rights law. Expert author commentary illuminates a range of examples while 'Snapshots' throughout the text demonstrate real life decisions, thoroughly covering the scope of human rights law. This text has been restructured and comprehensively updated throughout to reflect current legislation, cases and international jurispruden...
This book, which is the first major text in the field directed to both legal practitioners and law students, contains a detailed analysis of Australian anti-discrimination law as well as extracts from all of the major cases and the writings of leading commentators. It incorporates the many changes to the law since the first edition was published in 2008 and includes new chapters dealing with positive duties, victimisation and protections against discrimination in industrial relations laws.The book includes a comprehensive examination of the difficult concepts of direct and indirect discrimination as well as coverage of the major grounds of unlawful discrimination, such as race, sex and disability.The book records the history of the major pieces of anti-discrimination legislation, examines important international developments and includes numerous suggestions for reform. The book will be of interest to legal and human rights practitioners as well as students. The chapters in the areas of procedure and remedies will be particularly important to those people practicing in the field.
Each title in this series looks at a different country through a variety of themes such as location, landscape & climate, population & health, settlements, family life, religion & beliefs, education & learning, employment & economy, industry & trade, farming & food, transport & communications, leisure & tourism & environment.
Results also indicated high test re-test reliability for the MDRS subscales. Findings are consistent with the masculine depression framework and suggest that those adhering to masculine role norms are at greater risk of both prototypic and atypical depression symptoms. Given that males who adhere to masculine role norms may be reluctant to disclose prototypic depression symptoms to health professionals, the MDRS-22 may serve as a promising screening tool in clinical practice. Furthermore, by differentiating atypical depression symptoms into six validated domains, future use of the MDRS-22 may progress research into men's experience of depression. (Abstract)
This new edition of Retreat from Injustice has the strengths and style of its predecessor: the account of human rights in Australia is firmly grounded in historical and international contexts; the availability and limitations of rights and freedoms are clearly detailed and illustrated with cases; and a particular spotlight is placed on key current human rights issues including terrorism, indigenous issues and asylum seekers.