Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Understanding the Humanitarian World book cover

    Understanding the Humanitarian World

    1st Edition

    By Daniel G Maxwell, Kirsten Gelsdorf

    Conflict and disaster have been part of human history for as long as it has been recorded. Over time, more mechanisms for responding to crises have developed and become more systematized. Today a large and complex ‘global humanitarian response system’ made up of a multitude of local, national and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Human Rights and the Environment: Key Issues book cover

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu, Andrea Schapper

    The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights. Taking a socio-legal approach, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Pursuing Justice: Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World book cover

    Pursuing Justice

    Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn

    Pursuing Justice, Third Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part I demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses book cover

    Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Case Studies and Analyses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Wogalter

    This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality book cover

    Social Identity and the Law

    Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality, 1st Edition

    By Barbara L. Graham

    Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality is an important resource for inquiry into the relationship between law and social identity in the contexts of race, sexuality and intersectionality in the United States. The book provides a systematic legal treatment of selected…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Human Rights book cover

    The Economics of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Wheaton

    Economics plays a key role in human rights issues as decision-makers weigh the incentives associated with choosing how to use scarce resources in the context of committing or escaping human rights violence. This textbook provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 2: Abolition and Alternatives to Capital Punishment book cover

    The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 2

    Abolition and Alternatives to Capital Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hodgkinson

    The essays selected for this volume develop conventional abolition discourse and explore the conceptual framework through which abolition is understood and posited. Of particular interest is the attention given to an integral but often forgotten element of the abolition debate: alternatives to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment

  • The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 1: Justice and Legal Issues book cover

    The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 1

    Justice and Legal Issues, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hodgkinson

    This volume provides up-to-date and nuanced analysis across a wide spectrum of capital punishment issues. The essays move beyond the conventional legal approach and propose fresh perspectives, including a unique critique of the abolition sector. Written by a range of leading experts with diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment

  • The Law in War: A Concise Overview book cover

    The Law in War

    A Concise Overview, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Corn, Ken Watkin, Jamie Williamson

    This book provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of key issues related to the regulation of armed hostilities between States, and between States and non-State groups. Coverage begins with an explanation of the conditions that result in the applicability of international humanitarian law, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • International Organizations and the Law book cover

    International Organizations and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Harrington

    Delving into the law and meaning of international organizations, this book addresses the laws relating to international organizations, their undertakings, and the ways in which specific international organizations function and interact with one another. Assuming little background knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04
    Routledge

  • Civil Liability in Criminal Justice book cover

    Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

    7th Edition

    By Darrell L. Ross

    The increasing litigation against criminal justice practitioners in the United States poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel. Law enforcement and corrections professionals need to have a working knowledge of both criminal law and the civil law process to ensure that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

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