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The Origins of Human Rights Regimes: Democratic Delegation in Postwar Europe

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  • Moravcsik, Andrew
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    The fiftieth anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration on HumanRightsmarks an appropriate moment to reconsider the reasons whygovernments construct international regimes to adjudicate and enforcehuman rights. Such regimes include those established under the EuropeanConvention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms(ECHR), the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights, and the UNCovenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal International Organization.

    Volume (Year): 54 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 02 (March)
    Pages: 217-252

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:intorg:v:54:y:2000:i:02:p:217-252_44

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    1. Susan Ariel Aaronson & M. Rodwan Abouharb, 2010. "Unexpected Bedfellows: The GATT, the WTO, and Some Democratic Rights," Working Papers 2010-12, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
    2. Darren Hawkins & Wade Jacoby, 2008. "Agent permeability, principal delegation and the European Court of Human Rights," The Review of International Organizations, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 1-28, March.
    3. Blome, Kerstin, 2011. "Wie erfolgversprechend ist die Reproduktion institutionellen Designs? Individualbeschwerden im Kontext des Inter-Amerikanischen Menschenrechtssystems sowie des juristischen Systems der Andengemeinscha," TranState Working Papers 144, University of Bremen, Collaborative Research Center 597: Transformations of the State.
    4. Eric Neumayer, 2005. "Do International Human Rights Treaties Improve Respect for Human Rights?," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 49(6), pages 925-953, December.
    5. Mark Copelovitch & David Ohls, 2012. "Trade, institutions, and the timing of GATT/WTO accession in post-colonial states," The Review of International Organizations, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 81-107, March.

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