"La Cour qui venait du froid." Les droits de l'homme dans la genese de l'Europe d'apres guerre (2005)
in: Critique internationale: revue comparative de sciences sociales, Issue 1, p. 133-146
ISSN: 1149-9818, 1290-7839
A product of cold war strategies as much as post-war legal & political universalist ideologies, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights & Fundamental Freedoms (EHRC) & its institutions have gradually taken on a paramount position in European human rights law. Through the accounts given by key actors responsible for the institutionalization of the Convention & its accession to autonomy, this article shows how the rise in power of the institution can be seen as an example of the process of post-war Europeanization. Adapted from the source document.