Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples: New Rights or Same Old Wrongs? book cover

    Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples

    New Rights or Same Old Wrongs?

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    The adoption of the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was heralded as the beginning of a new era for Indigenous Peoples’ participation in global governance bodies, as well as for the realization of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and self-determination. The category of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Business and Human Rights: A Guide to Best Practice book cover

    Business and Human Rights: A Guide to Best Practice

    By Alex Newton

    The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations’ adverse impacts on human rights in recent times. Corporations comprise around 50 of the top 100 economies in the world today and so rightly they are being called to account for their impacts on society and the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia: The Collision of Passions book cover

    Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    The Collision of Passions

    By Data D Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in relation to an unprecedented state advocacy of "ethnic rights" in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a rebellion movement (the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Disability with Dignity: Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status book cover

    Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law: Reconceptualising Rights book cover

    A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law

    Reconceptualising Rights

    By Claire Murray

    Most common law jurisdictions have a rights-based model of mental health law – whether procedural or substantive – and individual human rights have become the main normative element in mental health law. There is, however, a growing critical discourse on the nature of the current rights-based model…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    By Costas Douzinas

    In advanced western societies, human rights have mutated, expanded and turned into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept of morals and politics, as well as in the forging of individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Law and Development: Resistance, Empowerment and Social Injustice book cover

    Beyond Law and Development

    Resistance, Empowerment and Social Injustice

    Edited by Sam Adelman, Abdul Paliwala

    In a legal context, and primarily in relation to the now well-established field of ‘law and development’, this book takes up the need to think beyond development in order to address the global social injustices that inform the key problems facing the global South. These injustices comprise…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Limits of Law and Development: Neoliberalism, Governance and Social Justice book cover

    The Limits of Law and Development

    Neoliberalism, Governance and Social Justice

    Edited by Sam Adelman, Abdul Paliwala

    As resistance mounts to the still dominant but clearly bankrupt ideology of neoliberal globalisation and the poverty, inequality and corruption that characterises it, this book explores contemporary understandings of the relationship between law, development and social injustice. In a legal context…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services book cover

    Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Human Rights and Justice: Philosophical, Economic, and Social Perspectives book cover

    Human Rights and Justice

    Philosophical, Economic, and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Melissa Labonte, Kurt Mills

    The relationship between human rights and justice is significant, deep, and ultimately contested. The two terms themselves – human rights and justice – have experienced both conceptual and operational pushback from many quarters in recent years. Although an understanding of justice is inherent in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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