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Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

This series contains thought-provoking and original scholarship on human rights law. The books address civil and political rights as well social, cultural and economic rights, and explore international, regional and domestic legal orders. The legal status, content, obligations and application of specific rights will be analysed as well as treaties, mechanisms and institutions designed to promote and protect rights.

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  1. State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Changes in Europe Since 2001

    By Karen Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The question of to what extent, manifestations of religious beliefs should be permitted in the European public sphere has become a salient and controversial topic in recent years. Despite the increasing interest however, debates have rarely questioned the conventional wisdom that an increase in the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The European Court of Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era

    Universality in Transition

    By James A. Sweeney

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The European Court of Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era: Universality in Transition examines transitional justice from the perspective of its impact on the universality of human rights, taking the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights as its detailed case study. The problem is...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    The Law, Process and Practice

    By Marco Odello, Francesco Seatzu

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The book concerns the study and analysis of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from an international legal perspective, taking into consideration the adoption of the 2008 Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). The...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights

    By Jérémie Gilbert

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Although nomadic peoples are scattered worldwide and have highly heterogeneous lifestyles, they face similar threats to their mobile livelihood and survival. Commonly, nomadic peoples are facing pressure from the predominant sedentary world over mobility, land rights, water resources, access to...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights Law in Europe

    The Influence, Overlaps and Contradictions of the EU and the ECHR

    Edited by Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou, Theodore Konstadinides, Tobias Lock, Noreen O'Meara

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book provides analysis and critique of the dual protection of human rights in Europe by assessing the developing legal relationship between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The book offers a comprehensive consideration of the...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations

    Rights and Resources

    By Rory O'Connell, Aoife Nolan, Colin Harvey, Mira Dutschke, Eoin Rooney

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Human rights based budget analysis projects have emerged at a time when the United Nations has asserted the indivisibility of all human rights and attention is increasingly focused on the role of non-judicial bodies in promoting and protecting human rights. This book seeks to develop the human...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rights

    Challenging the Masculinisation of Torture

    By Ronli Sifris

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book contributes to a feminist understanding of international human rights by examining restrictions on reproductive freedom through the lens of the right to be free from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Ronli Sifris challenges the view that torture only takes place...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations

    Alternative Judgments

    Edited by Mark Gibney, Wouter Vandenhole

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Human rights have traditionally been framed in a vertical perspective with the duties of States confined to their own citizens or residents. Obligations beyond this territorial space have been viewed as either being absent or minimalistic at best. However, the territorial paradigm has now been...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Right to Equality in European Human Rights Law: The Quest for Substance in the Jurisprudence of the European Courts
    By Charilaos Nikolaidis
    To Be Published July 29th 2014
  2. Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice: Critical Inquiries
    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  3. The United Nations Human Rights Council: A Critique and Early Assessment
    By Rosa Freedman
    To Be Published September 15th 2014
  4. China’s Human Rights Lawyers: Advocacy and Resistance
    By Eva Pils
    To Be Published September 22nd 2014
  5. Business and Human Rights in South East Asia: Risk and the Regulatory Turn
    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel
    To Be Published October 2nd 2014
  6. Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources: The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent
    By Cathal M. Doyle
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  7. Reconciling Cultural Diversity and International Human Rights Obligations: The Compatibility Approach in the Practice of International Human Rights Institutions
    By Michael K. Addo
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  8. Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets: Comparative Insights from India and China
    Edited by Surya Deva
    To Be Published February 14th 2015
  9. The Law and Practice of the European Social Committee
    By Francesco Seatzu, Amaya Ubeda de Torres
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  10. Jurisdiction, Immunity and Transnational Human Rights Litigation
    By Xiaodong Yang
    To Be Published March 14th 2015

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