Human Rights (Intl)

Dictionary of International Human Rights Law

Dictionary of International Human Rights Law

More of a concise reference source than a treatise, this book offers quick background information on terms in the human rights context. For example, the "right to vote" entry discusses which articles of various human rights treaties address this.
Connie de la Vega

Human Rights: A Compilation of International Instruments

This is not a treatise, but a very useful compilation of the major human rights treaties. It can be a handy full text reference for use with a treatise.

International Human Rights in a Nutshell

This book provides an introduction to the historical background of international human rights and then moves on to discussing the major systems (United Nations, European, Inter-American, and African). There are also chapters on the United States and non-governmental organizations.
Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton & David P. Stewart

International human rights law 2014

International Human Rights Law

This is a collection of new essays covering the origins, substantive human rights, protection regimes, and interaction with other international law components. The final section addresses recent challenges such as non-state actors, terrorism, poverty, and environmental degradation.
Daniel Moeckli, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, editors

International Human Rights Law: An Introduction

There are three parts to this book; overview and history of human rights, summaries of specific rights with treaty and article citations; and a useful introduction to international procedures for the implementation of human rights on the international, regional, and national levels. Many sections and summaries are followed by a useful "further reading" list for easy expansion of your research.
David Weissbrodt & Connie de la Vega

Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime

This book was translated from German and strives to provide background on the history, theory, practice, legal foundations, and multidisciplinary aspects of human rights. Text boxes throughout contain summaries of treaties, complaint procedures, landmark cases and other helpful information. Some interesting chapters cover individual criminal responsibility and mechanisms to prevent human rights violations.
Manfred Nowak
Research handbook on human rights and humanitarian law  2013

Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

As traditional warfare has evolved, the interplay of these two concepts presents an opportunity to discuss their common concerns and backgrounds, while also considering their future role in international law.
Robert Kolb, Gloria Gaggioli, editors
The fundamentals of international human rights treaty law

The Fundamentals of International Human Rights Treaty Law

The goal of this book is to explain basic human rights law and includes sections on national protection, treaty body jurisprudence, government duties, reporting systems and other topics. The intended audience is national leaders, officials, or legal advisors, responsible for implementation, allowing brief explanations of issues and concepts.
Bertrand G. Ramcharan

The Law of International Human Rights Protection

This publications covers three major areas as an introduction to international human rights. The three areas are foundations, implementation, and substantive guarantees. Sections of key documents are available throughout the text. 
Walter Kalin & Jorg Kunzli
The Legal Nature of International Human Rights

The Legal Nature of International Human Rights

The first part of this book examines human rights generally while the second part examines the major human rights regimes. The United Nations, European, African and OAS systems are all discussed.
Michael K. Addo
Oxford handbook of international human rights law 2013

The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights Law

These essays discusses major points such as foundation and background, structural principles, evolution, and other aspects of human rights law. Also includes a useful section on assessing human rights law.
Dinah Shelton, editor