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Human Rights (In 4 Volumes)

U.N. Gupta (Author)
Synopsis Concentrated efforts have been made by United Nations Organization and international law to protect, nurture and improve the economic, social and political conditions of man, woman and child world over. There is tremendous pressure on States to provide a minimum standard of life alongwith personal, social and economic freedoms. Thus, people need to be made aware of the Human Rights, newly recognized status, rights and remedies available to them under international law and social polity. Correspondingly, the States are also under new obligations to make human rights real proposition through definitions and enforcement. This book is intended to give the source material on the wide-ranging Human Rights comprising of Conventions, Treaties or Resolutions of UNO among others. Now there is a viable regime of human rights in a distinguishable form. The book makes an in-depth presentation of Human Rights, spread in wide ranging twenty-one sections: Those that are directly under international law or UNO sanction, viz. the international bills on Human Rights, the right of self-determination and proactive Humanitarian Law through World Conference and Millennium Assembly, Environment protection, Protection of Human Rights through International Human Rights Commission. Those that operate through States, viz. protective treatment of indigenous people, minorities, women, family, marriage, children, older persons, persons under disability, labour welfare, freedom from slavery, humane treatment of aliens or prisoners, traffic in human beings, freedom of association. Human Rights that give or deny status to individuals, viz. nationality, statelessness, asylum and refugees, migrants, including processes for justice against arbitrariness, denial of Human Rights or discrimination, extradition and surrender of fugitives. Wars cause catastrophe for Human Rights. This book presents documents and conventions on war crimes, crimes against humanity and International Criminal Court.  All the elemental principles emanating from the various documents on Human Rights incorporated in this book have been summarized in the "introduction" for the convenience of the readers.
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About the author

U.N. Gupta

U.N. Gupta, LL.M., D.Phil., has been Vice Chancellor of the Allahabad University and before that he was Professor of Law, Head of Law Department and Dean of Law Faculty in the Allahabad University. He has specialized in Constitutional Law and Public International law. He has had over thirty-five years teaching experience of Post-Graduate (LL.M.) classes beginning in 1958, and of guiding and examining Research Thesis of various Universities of India. Five scholars were awarded D.Phil. degrees under him. In 1985 he was Director of the 3-Day U.G.C. Seminar on ‘Indian Federalism’ in which the Indian Law Minister, Advocate General of U.P., and Judges of High Court had participated along with more than thirty professors from various Indian Universities. Professor Gupta retired in 1994 from the teaching service. Professor Gupta delivered key lectures on invitation at: (1) Indian Council of World Affairs, Allahabad; (2) International Law Association (Indian Regional Branch at New Delhi)*; (3) International Law Association (Allahabad Branch); (4) UGC Academic Staff College, Allahabad University; (5) G.B. Pant Institute of Social Sciences, Jhusi, Allahabad; (6) C.R. Institute of Business Management, Bhopal University, among other places. Professor U.N. Gupta has to his credit publication of scores of research papers and of six books: (i) Constitutional Protection of Personal Liberty in India, 1969; (ii) Developments on the Frontiers of International Law, 1981; (iii) Indian Federalism and Unity of Nation, 1986; (iv) Indian Parliamentary Democracy, 2003; and (v) The Human Rights: Conventions and Indian Law, 2004 and (vi) The Law of the Sea, 2005.

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Title Human Rights (In 4 Volumes)
Author U.N. Gupta
Format Hardcover
Date published: 19.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8126906634
length 1426p., Figures.