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Transnational Fundamental Rights: Horizontal Effect

Gunther Teubner

in Constitutional Fragments

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199644674
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738814 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644674.003.0005

Series: Oxford Constitutional Theory

Transnational Fundamental Rights: Horizontal Effect

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This chapter discusses the following: fundamental rights beyond the nation state, fundamental rights binding ‘private’ transnational actors, inclusionary effect of fundamental rights, exclusionary effect of fundamental rights, the anonymous matrix, and whether the ‘horizontal’ effects of human rights can be reformulated from a focus of conflicts within society (person versus person) to conflicts between society and its ecologies (communication versus body/mind).

Keywords: fundamental rights; nation state; transnational actors; anonymous matrix

Chapter.  10483 words. 

Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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