Taylor & Francis India: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Birthing Outside the System: The Canary in the Coal Mine book cover

    Birthing Outside the System

    The Canary in the Coal Mine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard, Virginia Schmied

    This book investigates why women choose ‘birth outside the system’ and makes connections between women’s right to choose where they birth and violations of human rights within maternity care systems. Choosing to birth at home can force women out of mainstream maternity care, despite research…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Economic and Social Rights Law: Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication book cover

    Economic and Social Rights Law

    Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication, 1st Edition

    By Katie Boyle

    This book develops principles of adjudication to facilitate accountability for violations of Economic and Social Rights. Economic and Social Rights engage with areas relating to social justice and their violation tends to impact on the most vulnerable members of society. Taking the UK as a case…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law–shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Challenges and Implications for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Challenges and Implications for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative, and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations: The Constitution of Supranationalism book cover

    Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations

    The Constitution of Supranationalism, 1st Edition

    By John G. Oates

    This book develops a constitutional theory of international organization to explain the legitimation of supranational organizations. Supranational organizations play a key role in contemporary global governance, but recent events like Brexit and the threat by South Africa to withdraw from the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion: Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru book cover

    Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion

    Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

    This book addresses the effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms for repairing social cohesion. Truth commissions and reparation programs are implemented worldwide to enhance social cohesion, peace and democracy in post-conflict settings. Most claims about transitional justice measures are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • International Law and Violence Against Women: Europe and the Istanbul Convention book cover

    International Law and Violence Against Women

    Europe and the Istanbul Convention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Niemi, Lourdes Peroni, Vladislava Stoyanova

    This book offers an in-depth and critical analysis of the Istanbul Convention, along with discussions on its impact and implications. The work highlights the place of the Convention in the landscape of international law and policies on violence against women and equality. The authors argue that the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Jan Petrov, Katarína Šipulová, Hubert Smekal, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Hate Speech in Asia and Europe: Beyond Hate and Fear book cover

    Hate Speech in Asia and Europe

    Beyond Hate and Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myungkoo Kang, Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan, Wooja Kim, Philippa Hall

    This edited collection provides a timely review of the current state of hate speech research in Asia and Europe, through the comparative examples of Korea, Japan and France. Extending the study of hate speech studies beyond the largely western emphasis on European and US contexts dominant in the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Crime of Maldevelopment: Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South book cover

    The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South, 1st Edition

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

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