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Routledge Studies in Human Rights


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The Routledge Human Rights series publishes high quality and cross-disciplinary scholarship on topics of key importance in human rights today. In a world where human rights are both celebrated and contested, this series is committed to create stronger links between disciplines and explore new methodological and theoretical approaches in human rights research. Aimed towards both scholars and human rights professionals, the series strives to provide both critical analysis and policy-oriented research in an accessible form. The series welcomes work on specific human rights issues as well as on cross-cutting themes and institutional perspectives.

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Border Deaths at Sea under the Right to Life in the European Convention on Human Rights

Border Deaths at Sea under the Right to Life in the European Convention on Human Rights

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Lisa-Marie Komp
November 04, 2022

This book focuses on border deaths at sea. It unravels how the interplay of the law of the sea and rules on jurisdiction widen the opportunity for states to make and enforce rules outside their territory, and questions whether this is also accompanied with an obligation to respect the right to life...

Actualizing Human Rights Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Actualizing Human Rights: Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Jos Philips
August 01, 2022

This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human rights. Taking a perspective from moral and ...

State-Building, Rule of Law, Good Governance and Human Rights in Post-Soviet Space Thirty Years Looking Back

State-Building, Rule of Law, Good Governance and Human Rights in Post-Soviet Space: Thirty Years Looking Back

1st Edition

Edited By Lucia Leontiev, Punsara Amarasinghe
May 10, 2022

This edited book analyses the issues of state-building, the rule of law and good governance, and human rights in the post-Soviet space after 30 years from the USSR dissolution. In doing so, it assesses the presence (or absence) and the level of influence of the Soviet legacies in the constructed ...

US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad Putting the Gloves Back On?

US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad: Putting the Gloves Back On?

1st Edition

By Monika Heupel, Caiden Heaphy, Janina Heaphy
March 31, 2022

This book examines why the United States has introduced safeguards that are designed to prevent their counterterrorism policies from causing harm to non-US citizens beyond US territory. It investigates what made US policymakers take steps to "put the gloves back on" through five case studies on ...

Human Rights and Political Dissent in Central Europe Between the Helsinki Accords and the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Human Rights and Political Dissent in Central Europe: Between the Helsinki Accords and the Fall of the Berlin Wall

1st Edition

Edited By Jakub Tyszkiewicz
December 07, 2021

This volume examines to what extent the positive atmosphere created by the Helsinki Accords contributed to the change in political circumstances seen in the countries of Central Europe, under Soviet domination. It focuses in particular on - firstly - a consequent new impetus to bolster human ...

COVID-19 and Human Rights

COVID-19 and Human Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Morten Kjaerum, Martha F. Davis, Amanda Lyons
June 30, 2021

This timely collection brings together original explorations of the COVID-19 pandemic and its wide-ranging, global effects on human rights. The contributors argue that a human rights perspective is necessary to understand the pervasive consequences of the crisis, while focusing attention on those ...

Protecting Human Rights Defenders at Risk

Protecting Human Rights Defenders at Risk

1st Edition

Edited By Alice M. Nah
November 23, 2020

This book assesses the construction, operation and effects of the international protection regime for human rights defenders, which has evolved significantly over the last twenty years in response to the risks people face as they promote and protect human rights. Drawing upon the experiences of ...

Why Human Rights Still Matter in Contemporary Global Affairs

Why Human Rights Still Matter in Contemporary Global Affairs

1st Edition

Edited By Mahmood Monshipouri
May 14, 2020

This book elucidates why human rights still matter in contemporary global affairs, and what can lead to better protection of international human rights in a post-liberal order. It blends theoretical, empirical, and normative perspectives, while providing much-needed analysis in light of the perils...

Fundamental Rights Challenges in Border Controls and Expulsion of Irregular Immigrants in the European Union Complaint Mechanisms and Access to Justice

Fundamental Rights Challenges in Border Controls and Expulsion of Irregular Immigrants in the European Union: Complaint Mechanisms and Access to Justice

1st Edition

Edited By Sergio Carrera, Marco Stefan
February 17, 2020

This edited volume examines the extent to which the various authorities and actors currently performing border management and expulsion-related tasks are subject to accountability mechanisms capable of delivering effective remedies and justice for abuses suffered by migrants and asylum seekers. ...

Extending International Human Rights Protections to Vulnerable Populations

Extending International Human Rights Protections to Vulnerable Populations

1st Edition

By Raymond A. Smith
October 08, 2019

This book inductively develops a new typology that identifies and evaluates three principal strategies that have been, and are being, used to extend international human rights protections to new categories of vulnerable populations. The book explicates the evolution and ongoing utility of the ...

Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe Order versus Justice

Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe: Order versus Justice

1st Edition

By Koldo Casla
June 20, 2019

This book offers a critical reinterpretation of Western European States’ programmatic support for International Human Rights Law (IHRL) since the 1970s. It examines the systemic or structural constraints inherent to the international legal system and argues that order trumps justice in Western ...

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy Prevarications and Evasions

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: Prevarications and Evasions

1st Edition

By Clair Apodaca
May 21, 2019

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy provides a comprehensive historical overview and analysis of the complex and often vexing problem of understanding the formation of U.S. human rights policy. The proper place of human rights and fundamental freedoms in U.S. foreign policy has long been debated ...

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