By Urfan Khaliq
This e-book was once one among six short-listed books for the celebrated Peter Birks SLS Prize for extraordinary contribution to felony scholarship for 2009 and in addition was once the winner of the 2009 Universities organization for modern eu experiences (UACES) publication Prize for the 'most massive and unique contribution to wisdom within the zone of eu Studies'.
It was once reviewed in 47(4) magazine of universal marketplace experiences (2009) p.421 a part of the evaluate reads:
'The ecu Union treaties position the global merchandising of human rights and democracy on the center of either the typical international and safety coverage and group improvement and fiscal co-operation with 3rd international locations. Urfan Khaliq's painstakingly specified research analyses the level to which the european has placed those lofty beliefs into perform. .... This publication is solidly according to meticulous actual, in addition to felony, learn and represents the main specific empirical examine thus far on human rights within the EU's exterior kinfolk. .....Dr Khaliq's research by no means follows the straightforward path of easily castigating the ecu for failing to base its exterior family members basically on human rights matters - even though he doesn't minimize from mentioning transparent examples of mess ups to react to egregious human rights violations - yet is unfailingly balanced and even-handed. Few may possibly quarrel together with his end that whereas ecu rules during this quarter are neither constant nor coherent, however the european occasionally achieves its targets and in a few respects makes a tremendous contribution to the advertising of human rights. This publication is fundamental interpreting for someone drawn to the limitations on, and probabilities of, human rights diplomacy.'
This overview concludes, 'Khaliq has written a powerful ebook. it truly is wealthy either in empirical aspect and criminal research. Khaliq has made an important contribution to a most vital dialogue. The booklet is extremely recommendable to any reader drawn to the connection among ecu overseas coverage and overseas law.'