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


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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 ...

Migrants and Rights

Migrants and Rights

1st Edition

By Mary Crock
September 03, 2015

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 ...

Refugees and Rights

Refugees and Rights

1st Edition

By Mary Crock
December 09, 2015

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 ...

Religious Rights

Religious Rights

1st Edition

By Lorenzo Zucca
June 12, 2015

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 ...

Sexual Orientation and Rights

Sexual Orientation and Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Nicholas Bamforth
December 03, 2014

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 ...

The Right to Bodily Integrity

The Right to Bodily Integrity

1st Edition

By A.M. Viens
September 02, 2014

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 ...

Theories of Rights

Theories of Rights

1st Edition

Edited By C.L. Ten
August 24, 2006

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 ...

Language Rights

Language Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen May
December 13, 2016

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...

Prisoners' Rights

Prisoners' Rights

1st Edition

By John Kleinig
June 28, 2014

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 ...

Environmental Rights

Environmental Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Steve Vanderheiden
August 08, 2012

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 ...

Bills of Rights

Bills of Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Mark Tushnet
April 20, 2007

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 ...

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