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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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1-10 of 23 results in Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The EU as a ‘Global Player’ in Human Rights?

    Edited by Jan Wetzel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Treaty of Lisbon has endowed the EU with a normative human rights framework that confirms recognition as a fully-fledged regional mechanism for the protection of human rights. The aim of this book is to contribute to the growing discussion of the external human rights dimension of the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights

    International Standards and Comparative Experiences

    By Paul O'Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Notwithstanding the widespread and persistent affirmation of the indivisibility and equal worth of all human rights, socio-economic rights continue to be treated as the "Cinderella" of the human rights corpus. At a domestic level this has resulted in little appetite for the explicit recognition and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Emerging Areas of Human Rights in the 21st Century

    The Role of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Edited by Marco Odello, Sofia Cavandoli

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book includes a set of studies and reflections that have emerged since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Encompassing a number of human rights, such as the right to environmental protection, the right to humanitarian aid, and the right to democratic governance,...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Regulating Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Humanizing Business

    By Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Despite the continuous addition of regulatory initiatives concerning corporate human rights responsibilities, what we witness more often than not is a situation of corporate impunity for human rights abuses. The Bhopal gas leak – examined as a site of human rights violations rather than as a mass...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Human Rights Law and Personal Identity
    By Jill Marshall
    To Be Published June 16th 2014
  2. State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief: Changes in Europe Since 2001
    By Karen Murphy
    To Be Published June 27th 2014
  3. Jurisdiction, Immunity and Transnational Human Rights Litigation
    By Xiaodong Yang
    To Be Published June 30th 2014
  4. The European Court of Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era: Universality in Transition
    By James A. Sweeney
    To Be Published July 10th 2014
  5. China’s Human Rights Lawyers: Advocacy and Resistance
    By Eva Pils
    To Be Published July 23rd 2014
  6. 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 August 10th 2014
  7. Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory and Resources: The Transformative Role of Free Prior & Informed Consent
    By Cathal M. Doyle
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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 September 30th 2014
  10. Business and Human Rights in South East Asia: Risk and Regulatory Turn
    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel
    To Be Published October 14th 2014

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