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The International Library of Essays on Rights: The International Library of Essays on Rights


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The Right to a Fair Trial

The Right to a Fair Trial

1st Edition

Edited By Thom Brooks
June 12, 2019

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, ...

Global Minority Rights

Global Minority Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Joshua Castellino
May 22, 2017

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 ...

Rights: Concepts and Contexts

Rights: Concepts and Contexts

1st Edition

By Horacio Spector, Brian Bix
May 22, 2017

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 ...

Animal Rights

Animal Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Clare Palmer
August 28, 2008

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 ...

Citizenship Rights

Citizenship Rights

1st Edition

By Igor Štiks, Jo Shaw
August 21, 2013

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 ...

Civil Rights and Security

Civil Rights and Security

1st Edition

Edited By David Dyzenhaus
January 08, 2009

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 ...

Cultural Heritage Rights

Cultural Heritage Rights

1st Edition

By Anthony J. Connolly
September 11, 2015

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 ...

Disability Rights

Disability Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Blanck
September 12, 2005

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 ...

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Manisuli Ssenyonjo
March 28, 2011

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 ...

Health Rights

Health Rights

1st Edition

By Thomas Pogge, Michael J. Selgelid
October 28, 2010

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 ...

Human Rights and Corporations

Human Rights and Corporations

1st Edition

Edited By David Kinley
February 28, 2009

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 ...

Indigenous Rights

Indigenous Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Anthony J. Connolly
April 17, 2009

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 ...

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