The quest for human security is a defining issue of our times. The international human rights norms define the content of human security. In the contemporary world, it is of the utmost importance to understand the linkages between human rights and human security. The relationship between freedom and security is also a central issue of our times. This is the first book ever to trace the links between human rights and human security. It provides answers to a key question: How does the protection of human rights in the contemporary world contribute to human security and how can one strengthen protection in the future?
Human Rights and Human Security
By analysing the European Court of Human Rights’ jurisprudence and philosophical debates on personal autonomy, identity and integrity, the book offers a critical analysis of the possibility of different versions of personal freedom emerging in the case law which may restrict rather than enhance ...
Facing the deficits of international water law in safeguarding a basic water supply, the book discusses the appropriateness of a human rights-based approach to freshwater access, determines its legal basis in international human rights law, and develops suggestions for law improvement.
Mónica Feria Tinta
Edited by Francesco Francioni and Martin Scheinin
Edited by Stéphanie Lagoutte, Hans-Otto Sano and Peter Scharff Smith
Peter Bartlett, Oliver Lewis and Oliver Thorold
It has been widely accepted that trafficking of human beings is a human rights issue. However, it has been difficult to address the human rights aspects of the phenomenon in practice, because a comprehensive analysis of applicable human rights norms and principles has not been fully developed, ...
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