Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Special Advocates in the Adversarial System book cover

    Special Advocates in the Adversarial System

    1st Edition

    By John Jackson

    The last decade and a half has seen an unprecedented rise in the use of secret courts or ‘closed material proceedings’ largely brought about in response to the need to protect intelligence sources in the fight against terrorism. This has called into question legal systems commitment to long…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe: Order versus Justice book cover

    The Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe

    Order versus Justice, 1st Edition

    By Koldo Casla

    This book offers a critical reinterpretation of Western European States’ programmatic support for International Human Rights Law (IHRL) since the 1970s. It examines the systemic or structural constraints inherent to the international legal system and argues that order trumps justice in Western…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology book cover

    Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lia Kent, Melissa Demian

    Transitional justice seeks to establish a break between the violent past and a peaceful, democratic future, and is based on compelling frameworks of resolution, rupture and transition. Bringing together contributions from the disciplines of law, history and anthropology, this comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes book cover

    The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Right to Truth in International Law: Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law book cover

    The Right to Truth in International Law

    Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Klinkner, Howard Davis

    The United Nations has established a right to the truth to be enjoyed by victims of gross violations of human rights. The origins of the right stem from the need to provide victims and relatives of the missing with a right to know what happened. It encompasses the verification and full public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South: The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism book cover

    Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit Bagu

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Global Technology and Legal Theory: Transnational Constitutionalism, Google and the European Union book cover

    Global Technology and Legal Theory

    Transnational Constitutionalism, Google and the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Guilherme Cintra Guimarães

    The rise and spread of the Internet has accelerated the global flows of money, technology and information that are increasingly perceived as a challenge to the traditional regulatory powers of nation states and the effectiveness of their constitutions. The acceleration of these flows poses new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

  • Culture and International Law: Proceedings of the International Conference of the Centre for International Law Studies (CILS 2018), October 2-3, 2018, Malang, Indonesia book cover

    Culture and International Law

    Proceedings of the International Conference of the Centre for International Law Studies (CILS 2018), October 2-3, 2018, Malang, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hikmahanto Juwana, Jeffrey Thomas, Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli, Dhiana Puspitawati

    In this era of globalization, International Law plays a significant role in facing rapid development of various legal issues. Cultural preservation has emerged as an important legal issue that should be considered by States. This book consists of academic papers presented and discussed during the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations: South African Perspectives book cover

    Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations

    South African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel M. Modiri

    Two decades since the enactment of South Africa’s present constitution, the durability and endurance of ‘past’ inequalities and injustices illustrate that the ‘new South Africa’ – lauded as a miracle nation with the best constitution in the world – can no longer be regarded as an unqualified…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Research Methodologies for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm book cover

    Research Methodologies for International Human Rights Law

    Beyond the traditional paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg, Loveday Hodson

    The study and teaching of international human rights law is dominated by the doctrinal method. A wealth of alternative approaches exists, but they tend to be discussed in isolation from one another. This collection focuses on cross-theoretical discussion that brings together an array of different…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Political Economy for Human Rights book cover

    Political Economy for Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Couret Branco

    Over time there has been a miscommunication between mainstream economics and human rights that has paved the way to a justificatory ideology that validates the submission of human rights to the logic of market capitalism. This book shows how the discourse of mainstream economics' is intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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