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Bringing human rights home: An examination of the domestication of human rights treaties in Nigeria

Egede, Edwin 2007. Bringing human rights home: An examination of the domestication of human rights treaties in Nigeria. Journal of African Law 51 (2) , pp. 249-284. 10.1017/S0021855307000290

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Abstract

This article analyses the domestication of human rights treaties in Nigeria. It points out the shortcomings of the present dualist model under the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and makes suggestions for reform. It also examines the effect of beliefs and cultural values on the effective application of human rights treaties in Nigeria.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Department of Politics and International Relations (POLIR)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
J Political Science > JX International law
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Additional Information: Pdf uploaded in accordance with publisher's policy at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0021-8553/ (accessed 25/02/2014).
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 0021-8553
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2017 02:33
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/14418

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