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Table of contents for The future of UN human rights treaty monitoring / edited by Philip Alston and James Crawford.


CONTENTS

     List of Tables, Figure, Appendices      page viii
     Notes on Contributors
     Editors' Preface
     Table of Treaties        xvii
     Table of Cases      xxiii
     List of Abbreviations         xxxii

1. The UN human rights treaty system: A system in crisis?   1
    JAMES CRAWFORD

     A - The UN human rights monitoring system in action

2. Individual claims in a world of massive violations: What role
    for the Human Rights Committee?          15
    HENRY J. STEINER

3. Decision-taking in the Committee on the Elimination of
    Racial Discrimination          55
    MICHAEL BANTON

4. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against
    Women at the crossroads        79
    MARA R. BUSTELO

5. The reporting process under the Convention on the Rights
    of the Child         113
    GERISON LANSDOWN

6. The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights:
    Catalyst for change in a system needing reform     129
    SCOTT LECKIE

7. Country--oriented procedures under the Convention
    against Torture: Towards a new dynamism  145
    ROLAND BANK

8. UN human rights reporting procedures: An NGO perspective 175
    ANDREW CLAPHAM
          
     B - National influences and responses

9. Making human rights treaty obligations a reality:
    Working with new actors and partners     201
    ANNE GALLAGHER

10. Domestic implementation of international human
      rights treaties: Nordic and Baltic experiences   229
      MARTIN SCHEININ

11. The domestic impact of international human
      rights standards: The Japanese experience   245
      YUJI IWASAWA

12. The role of human rights treaty standards in domestic law:
      The Southern African experience   269
      JOHN DUGARD

13. Uses and abuses of the treaty reporting procedure:
      Hong Kong between two systems     287
      ANDREW BYRNES

14. The United States and the international human rights
      treaty system: For export only?   317
      STEFANIE GRANT
     
     C - Regional and sectoral comparisons

15. Reporting in the Inter-American system of human
      rights protection  333
      ANTONIO AUGUSTO CANCADO TRINDADE

16. Lessons from the reporting system of the European
      Social Charter          347
      DAVID HARRIS

17. The role of reporting in international environmental treaties:
      Lessons for human rights supervision        361
      DANIEL BODANSKY

     D - Common challenges for the treaty bodies

18. The problem of overlapping among different treaty bodies     383
      ERIC TISTOUNET

19. Bodies of knowledge: A diversity promotion role for the UN
      High Commissioner for Human Rights          403
      CRAIG SCOTT

20. Treaty bodies responding to states of emergency:
      The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina          439
      MICHAEL O'FLAHERTY

21. Ensuring effective supervisory procedures:
      The need for resources       461
      ELIZABETH EVATT

22. Servicing and financing human rights supervision   481
      MARKUS SCHMIDT

     E - Looking to the future

23. Beyond 'them' and 'us': Putting treaty body reform
      into perspective             501
      PHILIP ALSTON

Index     527