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書名 Taiwan and international human rights : a story of transformation / Jerome A. Cohen, William P. Alford, Chang-fa Lo, editors
出版項 Singapore : Springer, [2019]
國際標準書號 9789811303494 (hardback)
9811303495 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  323.0951249 T1391 2019    到期 12-15-20  -  30500101558552
 人文社會聯圖  KNP246 .T36 2019    到期 01-13-21    30660020216276
 人文社會聯圖機構典藏區  IRLW Lin, Chien-chih 2019a    處理中    30660260001040
說明 xii, 706 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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系列 Economics, law, and institutions in Asia Pacific
Economics, law, and institutions in Asia Pacific
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : an overview / Jerome A. Cohen, William P. Alford and Chang-fa Lo -- Taiwan's political-legal progress: memories of the KMT dictatorship / Jerome A. Cohen -- Asian values, Confucian tradition and human rights / Nigel N. T. Li -- Human rights and transitional justice: Taiwan's adoption of the ICCPR and the redress of 2/28 and martial-law-era injustices / Brad R. Roth -- The battlefield of transitional justice in Taiwan: a relational view / Chun-Hung Chen and Hung-Ling Yeh -- Frozen trials : political victims and their quest for justice / Cheng-Yi Huang -- Towards an analytical framework of constitutionalism in East Asia: the case of Taiwan / Chien-Chih Lin -- A national human rights commission for Taiwan? / Mab HuangEstablishing a national human rights institution--Taiwan in global trends / Fort Fu-Te Liao -- The Control Yuan and human rights in Taiwan : towards the development of a national human rights institution? / Ernest Caldwell -- "All the World's a stage" : Taiwan's human rights performance and playing to international norms / Jacques deLisleIsolated but not oblivious: Taiwan's acceptance of the two major human rights covenants / Yu-Jie Chen -- Taiwan's human rights implementation acts : a model for successful incorporation? / Wen-Chen Chang -- The problems with the incorporation of international human rights law in Taiwan / Yean-Sen Teng -- The approach of introducing international human rights treaties into the interpretation of constitutional provisions in Taiwan / Chang-fa Lo -- Rights advocacy through simulation : the genius of the Constitutional Court simulation in Taiwan / Yen-tu Su -- The role of NGOs in monitoring the implementation of human rights treaty obligations / Song-Lih Huang and Yibee Huang -- Personal reflections on the Taiwan human rights review process / Manfred Nowak -- Killing in your name : pathology of judicial paternalism and the mutation of the "most serious crimes" requirement in Taiwan / Ming-Sung Kuo, Hui-Wen Chen -- A silent reform of the death penalty in Taiwan (R.O.C.) / Rong-Geng Li -- A core case for judicial review : protecting personal liberty in Taiwan / Frederick Chao-Chun Lin -- From suppression to real freedom of expression in the open and plural society of Taiwan : the Constitutional Court's role in this progress / Hui-chieh Su -- Freedom of movement in Taiwan : a local development to meet international standards / Jeffrey C. F. Li -- Configuration of the notion of privacy as a fundamental right in Taiwan : a comparative study of international treaties and EU rules / Chih-hsing Ho -- Who shall judge? : Taiwan's exploration of lay participation in criminal trials / Margaret K. Lewis -- The right to health in Taiwan: implications and challenges / Chuan-Feng Wu -- The evolution of environmental rights in Taiwan / Chun-Yuan Lin -- Human rights and climate finance :how does the normative framework affect Taiwan? / Wen-Chen Shih -- Constitutional and legal dimensions of the right to food in Taiwan: the long march toward normative internalization and realization / Ching-Fu Lin -- Tobacco investment and human rights: a challenge for Taiwan's ICESCR implementation in its foreign investment policy / Tsai-Yu Lin -- Human rights and intellectual property protection: their interplay in Taiwan / Su-Hua Lee -- When women's human rights encounter tradition in Taiwan / Chang-fa Lo -- LGBT rights in Taiwan : the interaction between movements and the law / Hsiaowei Kuan -- National apology and reinvigoration of indigenous rights in Taiwan / Chih-Wei Tsai (Awi Mona) -- Local images of global child rights : CRC in Taiwan / Amy Huey-Ling Shee -- People over pandas: Taiwan's engagement of international human rights norms with respect to disability / William P. Alford, Qiongyue Hu, Charles Wharton -- On the road to equal enjoyment of human rights for persons with disabilities: the development of domestic laws in Taiwan and their dialogue with the CRPD / Nai-Yi Sun -- Constitutional dynamics of judicial discourse on the rights of non-citizens: the case of Taiwan / r Yi-Li Lee
This book tells a story of Taiwan's transformation from an authoritarian regime to a democratic system where human rights are protected as required by international human rights treaties. There were difficult times for human rights protection during the martial law era; however, there has also been remarkable transformation progress in human rights protection thereafter. The book reflects the transformation in Taiwan and elaborates whether or not it is facilitated or hampered by its Confucian tradition. There are a number of institutional arrangements, including the Constitutional Court, the Control Yuan, and the yet-to-be-created National Human Rights Commission, which could play or have already played certain key roles in human rights protections. Taiwan's voluntarily acceptance of human rights treaties through its implementation legislation and through the Constitutional Court's introduction of such treaties into its constitutional interpretation are also fully expounded in the book. Taiwan's NGOs are very active and have played critical roles in enhancing human rights practices. In the areas of civil and political rights, difficult human rights issues concerning the death penalty remain unresolved. But regarding the rights and freedoms in the spheres of personal liberty, expression, privacy, and fair trial (including lay participation in criminal trials), there are in-depth discussions on the respective developments in Taiwan that readers will find interesting. In the areas of economic, social, and cultural rights, the focuses of the book are on the achievements as well as the problems in the realization of the rights to health, a clean environment, adequate housing, and food. The protections of vulnerable groups, including indigenous people, women, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) individuals, the disabled, and foreigners in Taiwan, are also the areas where Taiwan has made recognizable achievements, but still encounters problems
主題 Human rights -- Taiwan
Civil rights -- Taiwan
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Alt Author Cohen, Jerome Alan, editor
Alford, William P., editor
Luo, Changfa, 1956- editor
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