The International Library of Essays on Rights

The International Library of Essays on Rights

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  • Rights: Concepts and Contexts book cover

    Rights: Concepts and Contexts

    By Horacio Spector

    Edited by Brian Bix

    Rights: Concepts and Contexts contains the central works of recent scholarship on the nature of rights, with contributions by some of the most prominent contemporary theorists in moral, legal, and political philosophy, including Joseph Raz, Robert Alexy, Jeremy Waldron, Morton Horwitz, Stephen…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
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    Global Minority Rights

    Edited by Joshua Castellino

    This important volume brings together a range of material in different areas of law and the social sciences that address questions concerning the rights of minorities. The discipline is arguably one of the oldest branches of public international law, and owes its heritage to those who struggled to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
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    Language Rights

    Edited by Stephen May

    This reference volume brings together the key academic contributions that have shaped the field of language rights over the last 40 years. Work in language rights is particularly concerned with the rights of minority language speakers in modern nation-states. It also encompasses related discussions…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
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    Refugees and Rights

    By Mary Crock

    Forced migration is both as ancient as human life on earth and a relatively new subject of interest for human rights scholars. This volume continues the discussion from Migrants and Rights to focus attention on refugees, victims of trafficking and others who cross borders seeking protection from…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
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    Migrants and Rights

    By Mary Crock

    The concept of the migrant as rights bearer at law is surprisingly recent and under-developed. Migrants have traditionally been seen as outsiders, persons who are in society but not yet of society. Migrants are at best invitees, ’guests’ for whom presence in a country is a privilege. This is the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
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    Cultural Heritage Rights

    By Anthony J. Connolly

    This collection brings together selected articles on key areas in the field of cultural heritage rights discourse. Contributed by an international group of scholars, the papers address conceptual and political issues and explore themes in contemporary literature on cultural heritage such as…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
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    Religious Rights

    By Lorenzo Zucca

    The central focus of this collection of essays is the role and place of freedom of religion in the protection and promotion of world order. The volume offers competing models of world order from a global perspective and highlights the lack of consensus and considerable variety of practice and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
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    Sexual Orientation and Rights

    Edited by Nicholas Bamforth

    Debate about the rights of sexual minorities, whether individuals or members of same-sex couples, has become an important issue for legislatures and courts in many constitutional democracies. This volume collects together some of the more significant writings in the debate, and reflects a variety…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
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  • The Right to Bodily Integrity book cover

    The Right to Bodily Integrity

    By A.M. Viens

    The right to bodily integrity has become a notable controversial issue within moral, political and legal discourse and this right is regarded as one of the most precious rights that persons have, alongside the right to life. Recent scholarly debate has focused attention on the content, scope and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
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    Prisoners' Rights

    By John Kleinig

    This volume brings together a selection of the most important published research articles from the ongoing debate about the moral rights of prisoners. The articles consider the moral underpinnings of the debate and include framework discussions for a theory of prisoners’ rights as well as several…

    Hardback – 2014-06-28
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    Citizenship Rights

    By Igor Štiks

    Edited by Jo Shaw

    In today’s world all claims tend to be founded on or justified by ’rights’, be they political, social, economic or private. The ubiquity of this discourse has led to a blurring of the definition of what exactly constitutes rights, not to mention a blurring of the boundaries between different…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
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    Environmental Rights

    Edited by Steve Vanderheiden

    The essays selected for this volume present critical viewpoints from the debate about the need to establish rights on behalf of greater environmental protection. Three main areas for developing environmental rights are surveyed, including: extensionist theories that link existing rights (for…

    Hardback – 2012-08-08
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  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights book cover

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    Edited by Manisuli Ssenyonjo

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a collection of seminal papers examining legal, conceptual and practical questions regarding the international legal protection of economic, social and cultural rights. The volume discusses what human rights obligations economic, social and cultural rights…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18
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    Health Rights

    By Thomas Pogge

    Edited by Michael J. Selgelid

    Health Rights is a multidisciplinary collection of seminal papers examining ethical, legal, and empirical questions regarding the human right to health or health care. The volume discusses what obligations health rights entail for governments and other actors, how they relate to and potentially…

    Hardback – 2010-10-13
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  • The Right to a Fair Trial book cover

    The Right to a Fair Trial

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    The right to a fair trial is often held as a central constitutional protection. It nevertheless remains unclear what precisely should count as a 'fair' trial and who should decide verdicts. This already difficult issue has become even more important given a number of proposed reforms of the trial,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-04
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  • Indigenous Rights book cover

    Indigenous Rights

    Edited by Anthony J. Connolly

    Throughout the world, indigenous rights have become increasingly prominent and controversial. The recent adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is the latest in a series of significant developments in the recognition of such rights…

    Hardback – 2009-04-17
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    Group Rights

    Edited by Peter Jones

    Nowadays, rights are frequently ascribed to groups distinguished by their nationality, culture, religion or language. Rights are also commonly ascribed to institutionalised groups, such as states, businesses, trade unions and private associations. Yet the ascription of rights to groups remains…

    Hardback – 2009-03-25
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  • Human Rights and Corporations book cover

    Human Rights and Corporations

    Edited by David Kinley

    The erstwhile unlikely coupling of human rights and corporations is now a typical feature of corporate/community relations. High-profile corporate infringements of human rights, the rise and rise of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and on-going efforts to regulate corporate behaviour through…

    Hardback – 2009-02-11
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    Civil Rights and Security

    Edited by David Dyzenhaus

    This collection of previously published work on security and rights focuses on the appropriate relationship between rights and what we can think of as counterterrorism policy. Such a focus might seem both necessary, because of 9/11, and unfortunate, because there are other causes of insecurity…

    Hardback – 2009-01-08
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    Animal Rights

    Edited by Clare Palmer

    Do animals have moral rights? If so, which ones? How does this affect our thinking about agriculture and experimentation? If animals have moral rights, should they be protected by law? These are some of the questions addressed in this collection, which contains more than 30 papers spanning nearly…

    Hardback – 2008-08-20
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    Bills of Rights

    Edited by Mark Tushnet

    This collection examines the justifications for using bills of rights to protect fundamental human rights and the mechanisms for enforcing provisions in those documents. Articles deal with different forms of judicial enforcement and with legislative enforcement, of rights protected by such…

    Hardback – 2007-04-20
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    Theories of Rights

    Edited by C.L. Ten

    To those who invoke them, rights are powerful instruments for settling arguments in favour of the right-holders. But the nature, provenance and justification of rights are uncertain and disputed and there are doubts about whether rights should play a distinctive and fundamental role in moral and…

    Hardback – 2006-08-24
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  • Disability Rights book cover

    Disability Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck

    There is great diversity of definitions, causes and consequences of discrimination against persons with disabilities, yet there are fundamental themes uniting countries in their pursuit of human rights policies to improve the social and economic status of those with disabilities. In this volume…

    Hardback – 2005-09-12
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