Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act book cover

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Essays on Human Rights: In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle book cover

    Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Human Rights: A Political Theory Perspective book cover

    Environmental Human Rights

    A Political Theory Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Oksanen, Ashley Dodsworth, Selina O'Doherty

    The nature of environmental human rights and their relation to larger rights theories has been a frequent topic of discussion in law, environmental ethics and political theory. However, the subject of environmental human rights has not been fully established among other human rights concerns within…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten

    Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide is a collection of hypothetical ‘last lectures’ by some of the top scholars and practitioners across the globe in the fields of human rights and genocide studies. Each lecture purportedly constitutes the last thing the author will ever…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation: Country case studies book cover

    The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation

    Country case studies, 1st Edition

    By Katharine S. E. Cresswell Riol

    It is now more than a decade since the Right to Food Guidelines were negotiated, agreed and adopted internationally by states. This book provides a review of its objectives and the extent of success of its implementation. The focus is on the first key guideline – "Democracy, good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights: Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International fora and Coercive Power book cover

    Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights

    Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International fora and Coercive Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Barnhizer

    This title was first published in 2001: This book brings together the experiences of a diverse range of leading human rights advocates and activists to demonstrate strategies for protecting human rights. The volume identifies strategic problems and approaches and offers a range of strategies that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003): How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation book cover

    Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation, 1st Edition

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 book cover

    Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies book cover

    Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo book cover

    A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Trade and Human Rights: The Ethical Dimension in US - China Relations book cover

    Trade and Human Rights

    The Ethical Dimension in US - China Relations, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Morris

    This title was first published in 2002: Utilizing the case of the 1994 US decision to delink China’s human rights record from most favoured nation status, Susan C. Morris addresses the critical issues where commercialism and human rights converge. This insightful addition to the literature on US…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

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