Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty

Title

Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty

Editors

Boris Wijkström

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Publication Date

2014

Abstract

The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has provided a great service to academics, practitioners and the general public through the publication of this Handbook on the prohibition of torture and ill-treatment in the InterAmerican System, authored by Claudia Martin and Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, two of the most authoritative experts on the Inter-American human rights system.

This Handbook presents in a well-structured and comprehensive manner practical and theoretical information about the Inter-American System generally and, in particular, as it relates to the prohibition of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment. The Handbook fills a very important void since, in spite of the relevance of the topic for the protection of human rights, there are no publications for activists and academics alike that provide information and analysis on the Inter-American System’s contribution to eradicate torture.

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This publication was made possible by the European Commission, and was supported by the Government of Switzerland.

First Page

4

Last Page

547

Publisher

World Organization Against Torture (OMCT)

Series

OMCT Handbook Series Vol.2

Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty

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