Changing Perceptions of Sovereignty and Human Rights: Essays in Honour of Cees Flinterman

Edited by: Jenny Goldschmidt, Ineke Boerefijn

On October 1, 2007, professor Cees Flinterman retired as director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights and the School of Human Rights Research. This book is a liber amicorum, dedicated to the work and person of Cees Flinterman. Some 30 colleagues, all experts in the field of international human rights law, have made contributions to the book. The central theme of this edited volume is the changing relationship between state sovereignty and human rights. The specific themes selected reflect the specific academic interests of Cees Flinterman, and include the African human rights system, monitoring of human rights, women's human rights, economic rights, social rights, cultural rights, the United Nations human rights system, and the role of human rights in times of conflict.

582 pages

Publication Date: 12/31/2008
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9789050957595