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Author Maluwa, Tiyanjana
Title Law, Politics and Rights : Essays in Memory of Kader Asmal
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
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Note Intro -- Law, Politics and Rights -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Introduction -- PART ONE: HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY AND INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA -- 1. The African System for the Protection of Human and Peoples' Rights: Pan-Africanism, Solidarity and Rights -- 2. Beyond Rhetoric: Commitment to and Ratification of African Human Rights and Human Rights-Related Treaties -- 3. Who Blinks First?: The International Criminal Court, the African Union and the Problematic of International Criminal Justice -- 4. Democratic Governance and Constitutional Restraint of Presidential and Executive Power: The Challenges in Africa -- PART TWO: HUMAN RIGHTS, THE CONSTITUTION, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION IN SOUTH AFRICA AND IRELAND -- 5. The South African Human Rights Commission: A Holistic Assessment -- 6. The Politics of Provinces and the Provincialisation of Politics -- 7. The Urgings of a Friendly Founding Father: Kader Asmal as Amicus Curiae in the South African Judicial Service Commission Case -- 8. The Efficacy of Public Interest Litigation in Ireland -- PART THREE: RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION, CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND THE POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW-MAKING AND SOLIDARITY -- 9. A Tale of Two Sacred Trusts: Namibia and Palestine -- 10. Shepherding the Conclusion of Complex International Conventions: The Role of the Chairperson in the Negotiations on Cultural Diversity -- 11. The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and its Operational Guidelines -- 12. Kader Asmal: Reclaiming Human Dignity through International Solidarity -- Appendix: Professor Kader Asmal (1934-2011): Academic and Professional Qualifications and Appointments -- Selected Awards, Activities and Publications -- Index
The essays in this collection, drawing upon Kader Asmal's inspirational role, explore various aspects of constitutionalism, human rights, democracy, and international criminal justice and the ICC, among other topics. Some of the discussions also offer accounts of Asmal's contribution to international law-making processes and legal activism
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Maluwa, Tiyanjana Law, Politics and Rights : Essays in Memory of Kader Asmal Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004249011
Subject Human rights -- Africa.;Human rights.;International law
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