Research Methods in Human Rights

Lee McConnell, Rhona Smith

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Introducing the reader to research methods in Human Rights, this book draws on the expertise of a panel of contributors to clearly explain the key theories and methods used in Human Rights research and provide guidance on when each approach is appropriate. Exploring research methods using a wide range of geographic case studies and with reference to a wide range of subject areas, the book suggests further reading and directs the reader to excellent examples from research outputs of each method in practice. This book is essential reading for students Law, Politics and Sociology backgrounds who wish to understand more about the methods and ethics of conducting Human Rights research.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Structured keywords

  • LAW Centre for International Law
  • LAW Human Rights Implementation Centre


  • human rights
  • Research Methods
  • international law


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