Law, Infrastructure and Human Rights - Law in Context (Paperback)Michael B. Likosky (author)
Paperback 242 Pages / Published: 30/10/2006
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From attacks on oil infrastructure in post-war reconstruction Iraq to the laying of gas pipelines in the Amazon Rainforest through indigenous community villages, infrastructure projects are sites of intense human rights struggles. Many state and non-state actors have proposed solutions for handling human rights problems in the context of specific infrastructure projects. Solutions have been admired for being lofty in principle; however, they have been judged wanting in practice. This book analyzes how human rights are handled in varied contexts and then assesses the feasibility of a common international institutional solution under the auspices of the United Nations to the alleged problem of the inability to translate human rights into practice.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 15 mm
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