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The Relationship Between Human Rights and the Rights of Aliens and Immigrants

Riccardo Pisillo Mazzeschi

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199588817
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725272 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0036
The Relationship Between Human Rights and the Rights of Aliens and Immigrants

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This chapter first briefly describes the traditional international law on the treatment of aliens and immigrants. It then looks in greater detail at the issue of the impact produced on that law by the theory of human rights. It distinguishes between the effect of substitution, on the one hand, and the effect of transformation and modernization, on the other.

Keywords: international law; substitution; transformation; modernization; aliens; immigrants

Chapter.  10990 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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