Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Lagoutte, Gammeltoft-Hansen, & Cerone: Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Stéphanie Lagoutte (Danish Institute for Human Rights), Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen (Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law), & John Cerone (Univ. of Windsor - Law) have published Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights (Oxford Univ. Press 2016). Contents include:
  • Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Stephanie Lagoutte, & John Cerone, Introduction: Tracing the roles of soft law in human rights
  • John Cerone, A taxonomy of soft law
  • Kasey McCall-Smith, Interpreting international human rights standards - treaty body general comments as a chisel or hammer?
  • Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko, The role and impact of soft law on the emergence of the prohibition of violence against women within the context of the CEDAW
  • Mátyás Bódig, Soft law, doctrinal development and the General Comments of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • Rachel Murray & Debra Long, The role and use of soft law instruments in the African human rights system
  • Bruce Oswald, The Copenhagen Process: some reflections concerning soft law
  • Peter Vedel Kessing, The use of soft law in regulating armed conflict: from jus in bello to 'soft law in bello'?
  • Megan Bradley & Angela Sherwood, Addressing and resolving internal displacement: reflections on a soft law "success story"
  • Felipe Gómez Isa, The role of soft law in the progressive development of indigenous peoples' rights
  • Léticia Villeneuve, Could the progressive 'hardening' of human rights soft law impair its further expansion? Insights from the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Stéphanie Lagoutte, The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - a confusing smart mix of soft and hard international human rights law
  • Christoph Good, Mission creeps: the (unintended) re-enforcement of the actor's discussion in international law through the expansion of soft law instruments in the business and human rights nexus
  • Anette Faye Jacobsen, Soft law within participation rights: tools in development
  • Sally Holt, Zdenka Machnyikova & John Packer, The role of soft law in minority rights protection and diversity management: reflections from practice