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They entered without any rumor : human rights in the Belgian legal periodicals

Vandenbogaerde, Sebastiaan (2012) They entered without any rumor : human rights in the Belgian legal periodicals. Goettingen Journal of International Law, 4 (1). pp. 271-291.

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Legal periodicals offer an opportunity to gaze on the daily pursuits of legal practitioners. By measuring the attention on a certain topic, it is possible to retrace to what extent it was deemed to be important for Belgian jurists. In this particular paper, a closer look will be taken at human rights and their relevance for Belgian legal practice. Therefore, research will be done in one of the most influential periodicals in Flanders: the Rechtskundig Weekblad. The attention on human rights, and more specific the European Convention of Human Rights, can give an impression of the importance of these rights for Belgian, and more specific, Flemish legal practice. As this periodical was preoccupied with the Flemish movement, its ‘ideology’ also affected its reporting of human rights. Thus, legal periodicals can be found at the crossroads of all actors in the legal world.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Belgique België Droits de l'homme Mensenrechten revue juridique juridische beoordeling law rechts Rechtskundig Weekblad
Subjects: 1. Legal sources and commentaries, working tools > 4. Journals > 2. Specialist journals > 8. Major Belgian law journals > 4. Rechtskundig Weekblad
1. Legal sources and commentaries, working tools > 6. History of Law
Depositing User: Enika Ngongo
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 08:16
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 08:23
URI: http://www.just-his.be/eprints/id/eprint/5223

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