Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Respect: A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine book cover

    Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Legally right or wrong – morally unjust book cover

    The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking

    Legally right or wrong – morally unjust

    By Ragnhild Sollund

    This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species. While the focus is on illegal trafficking, its wider aim is to discuss the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with laws and regulations. Drawing on the findings of empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror book cover

    Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror book cover

    Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights: An International Miscarriage of Justice? book cover

    Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights

    An International Miscarriage of Justice?

    By Brian Doolan

    This title was first published in 2001. The case of Lawless v Ireland is a landmark in the development of human rights jurisprudence. Stemming from the introduction of detention without trial by the Irish government in response to the resurgence of political violence, much of the material relevant…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-Imagining Justice: Progressive Interpretations of Formal Equality, Rights, and the Rule of Law book cover

    Re-Imagining Justice

    Progressive Interpretations of Formal Equality, Rights, and the Rule of Law

    By Robin L. West

    This title was first published in 2003. Resurrecting the neglected question of what we mean by legal justice, this book seeks to re-imagine rather than simply critique our contemporary notions of the rule of law, rights and legal equality. This work of reconstruction offers a progressive and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Human Rights: Power, Ethics and Law book cover

    Environmental Human Rights

    Power, Ethics and Law

    By Jan Hancock

    This title was first published in 2003.Environmental Human Rights redefines the political, ethical and legal relationships between the environment and human rights to claim the human rights to an environment free from toxic pollution and to natural resources. Through a focus on the operational…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Freedom of Speech in Australian Law: A Delicate Plant book cover

    Freedom of Speech in Australian Law

    A Delicate Plant

    By Michael Chesterman

    This title was first published in 2000. In 1992, the High Court of Australia declared that the Australian Constitution contained an implied principle of freedom of political communication. Since then, the concept of free speech and the social and political values underlying it have been topics of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sympathy and Antipathy: Essays Legal and Philosophical book cover

    Sympathy and Antipathy

    Essays Legal and Philosophical

    By James Allan

    This title was first published in 2002.The search for a moral standard of right and wrong which is external to any particular evaluator, and so escapes subjectivity, has a long history. Jeremy Bentham, in trying to find such a standard, opted for utilitarianism, which at least provides an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Censorship and Free Speech: Some Philosophical Bearings book cover

    Censorship and Free Speech

    Some Philosophical Bearings

    By P.G. Ingram

    This title was first published in 2000:  While there are many philosophical studies of free speech, treating censorship historically, politically, or by the medium restricted (films, press etc.), little has been written on censorship and free speech dealing with issues philosophically and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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