Contemporary issues in human rights law : Europe and Asia

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  • Creator Yumiko Nakanishi, editor
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Singapore, Singapore : Springer Nature, [2018] ©2018
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  • Physical Details
    • x, 219 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9789811061288, 9811061289
  • OCLC ocn994640317


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Part I. Human rights in Europe. Mechanisms to protect human rights in the EU's external relations / Yumiko Nakanishi -- Fundamental rights regimes in the European Union : countouring their spheres / Ferdinand Wollenschläger -- Human rights protection in the EU as unitas multiplex / Noriko Ofuji -- Part II. Human rights in Asia. The role of the judicial branch in the protection of fundamental rights in Japan / Masahito Tadano -- Does formal rank matter? / Shu-Perng Hwang -- The Asian Region and the International Criminal Court / Hitomi Takemura -- Part III. Special topics in human rights in Europe and Asia. The principle of non-discrimination in the European Convention on Human Rights and in EU fundamental rights law / Niels Petersen -- Women's rights and gender equality in Europe and Asia / Sara De Vido -- Guarantee of the right to freedom of speech in Japan : a comparison with doctrines in Germany / Takashi Jitsuhara -- China's development banks in Asia : a human rights perspective / Matthias Vanhullebusch
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