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The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions

Obiora Chinedu Okafor

The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions

by Obiora Chinedu Okafor

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The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions by Obiora Chinedu Okafor Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM, ACTIVIST FORCES, AND INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS This book draws from and builds upon many of the existing approaches to the study of international human rights institutions (IHIs), especially quasi-constructivism.

The author reveals some of the ways in which. The author reveals some of the ways in which many such domestic deployments of the African system have been brokered or facilitated by local activist forces, such as human rights NGOs, labour unions, women's groups, independent journalists, dissident politicians, and activist judges.

In the end, the book exposes and reflects upon the inherent Cited by: The author reveals some of the ways in which many such domestic deployments of the African system have been brokered or facilitated by local activist forces, such as human rights NGOs, labour unions, women's groups, independent journalists, dissident politicians, and activist judges.

This book draws from and builds upon many of the more traditional approaches to the study of international human rights institutions (IHIs), especially quasi-constructivism.

The author reveals some of the ways in which many such domestic deployments of the African system have been brokered or facilitated by local activist forces, such as human. The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions Obiora Chinedu Okafor (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ) The dramatic growth of human rights institutions since World War II has prompted a considerable literature, principally in law and international relations (IR), seeking to.

Professor Okafor noted the importance of the concepts (African human rights system, activist forces, international human rights institutions or IHIs, and trans-judicial communication) that they were “central to the questions raised” and relevant to the overall objectives of the book.

Get this from a library. The African human rights system, activist forces and international institutions. [Obiora Chinedu Okafor] -- "This book draws from and builds upon many of the existing approaches to the study of international human rights institutions (IHIs), especially quasi-constructivism.

The author reveals some of the. The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions (review) Article in African Studies Review 54(3) December with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Get this from a library. The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions.

[Obiora Chinedu Okafor] -- Detailed case studies of the African human rights system operating within Nigeria and South Africa.

Obiora Chiendu Okafor. The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. In broad terms, Obiora Okafor's book deals with the impact that human rights treaties have on domestic legal systems, and thus adds to a growing body of literature on this topic.

This apdy tided book shows how African structures addressing human rights function and how various domestic activist forces and international institutions together contribute to what may arguably be an improving rights picture for peoples in Africa.

This volume is a comprehensive treatment of the African human rights system in terms of the laws, practice, and institutions of the system.

The volume discusses, analyzes, and evaluates normative instruments of the African system: the Charter of the Organization of the African Unity (OAU), and the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, presenting article-by-article. The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions by Obiora Chinedu Okafor Article in PoLAR Political & Legal Anthropology Review 33(1) May with 15 ReadsAuthor: Niklas Hultin.

The author reveals some of the ways in which many such domestic deployments of the African system have been brokered or facilitated by local activist forces, such as human rights NGOs, labour unions, women\u27s groups, independent journalists, dissident politicians, and activist judges.

In the end, the book exposes and reflects upon the Author: Obiora Chinedu Okafor. The African Human Rights System: Activist Forces and International Institutions By Obiora Chinedu Okafor. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

*Cross-listed in Regional: Africa & the Middle East. The book emphasizes a comparative approach and presents a summary of the UN, the European and the Inter-American human rights mechanisms with regard to their impact on the African system.

The role of NGOs in the African system is also considered, as well as the controversial issue of human rights in pre-colonial and colonial : $ A guide to the African human rights system Published by: Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) The Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) is a publisher at the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

PULP endeavours to publish and make available innovative, high-quality scholarly texts on law in Size: 1MB. The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions (Cambridge University Press, ), 12–62; Rajagopal, B., International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance (Cambridge University Press, ), 66–7.

‘Limited Deployment of the African System within African States: Further Evidence and a General Evaluation’, in African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions, New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. –72Author: Christina M. Cerna. The African Union has among its aims to encourage international cooperation; taking due account of the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; to promote peace, security, and stability on the continent; to promote and protect human and peoples' rights in accordance with the African Charter on Human and.

He is the author of The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces, and International Institutions (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); Legitimizing Human Rights NGOs: Lessons from Nigeria (Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, ); and Re-Defining Legitimate Statehood (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, ).

“The United States pursues, develops sustainable growth that bolsters institutions, strengthens rule of law, and builds the capacity of African countries to sta Top vidéo In Africa, the idea of human rights is a comparatively recent phenomenon. Contributing to the establishment of human rights system in Africa are the United Nations, international law and the African Union which have positively influenced the betterment of the human rights situation in the continent.

However, extensive human rights abuses still occur in many sections of the continent.