E-books: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria: Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law book cover

    The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria

    Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Yasmine Nahlawi

    This book offers a novel and contemporary examination of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) doctrine from an international legal perspective and analyses how the doctrine was applied within the Libyan and Syrian conflicts as two recent and highly significant R2P cases. The book dissects each of…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • China, the EU and International Investment Law: Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement book cover

    China, the EU and International Investment Law

    Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuwen Li, Tong Qi, Cheng Bian

    This book provides an original and critical analysis of the most contentious subjects being negotiated in the China–EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). It focuses on the pathway of reforming investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) from both Chinese and European perspectives in the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law: Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law

    Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Simon McKenzie

    It has been over 50 years since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories. It is estimated that there are over 600,000 Israeli settlers living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and they are supported, protected, and maintained by the Israeli state. This book…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Criminal Defence at Police Stations: A Comparative and Empirical Study book cover

    Criminal Defence at Police Stations

    A Comparative and Empirical Study, 1st Edition

    By Anna Pivaty

    Criminal defence at the investigative stage has attracted growing attention due to the shifting focus of the criminal process onto pre-trial stages, and the recent European regulations adopted in this area. Increasingly, justice practitioners and legislators across the EU have begun to realise that…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Human Rights

    A Systematic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anat Biletzki

    An introductory text to the philosophy of human rights, this book provides an innovative, systematic study of the concepts, ideas, and theories of human rights. It examines the principal philosophical issues that arise in specific areas of rights, such as women’s rights, minority rights, or…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Texts and Materials on International Human Rights book cover

    Texts and Materials on International Human Rights

    4th Edition

    By Rhona K.M. Smith

    Texts and Materials on International Human Rights offers a carefully tailored overview of the subject that covers sources and theories, institutions and structures, and substantive rights. The fourth edition is fully updated to include all key developments in the law, in particular issues around…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Africa and International Criminal Justice: Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Africa and International Criminal Justice

    Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Transformative Law and Public Policy book cover

    Transformative Law and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sony Pellissery, Babu Mathew, Avinash Govindjee, Arvind Narrain

    This book explores the convergence of law and public policy. Drawing on case studies from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, it examines how judicial and political institutions are closely linked to the socio-economic concerns of the citizens. The essays argue for the utilization of both…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge India

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    eBook – 2019-10-22
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law: Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition book cover

    National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law

    Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition, 1st Edition

    By Sybil Sharpe

    There have been significant changes in public attitudes towards surveillance in the last few years as a consequence of the Snowden disclosures and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This book re-evaluates competing arguments between national security and personal privacy. The increased assimilation…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law: Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary book cover

    Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law

    Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Belov

    This book examines how the judicialization of politics, and the politicization of courts, affect representative democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers. This volume critically assesses the phenomena of judicialization of politics and politicization of the judiciary. It explores the rising…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Contested Territories and International Law: A Comparative Study of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and the Aland Islands Precedent book cover

    Contested Territories and International Law

    A Comparative Study of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and the Aland Islands Precedent, 1st Edition

    By Kamal Makili-Aliyev

    This book considers the possibilities for resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the context of comparative international law. The armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of the Nagorno-Karabakh has been on the peace and security agenda since the dissolution of the…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

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