Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Seeking Justice in International Law: The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples book cover

    Seeking Justice in International Law

    The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Mauro Barelli

    Today human rights represent a primary concern of the international legal system. The international community’s commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights, however, does not always produce the results hoped for by the advocates of a more justice-oriented system of international law.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • International Investment Law and the Right to Regulate: A human rights perspective book cover

    International Investment Law and the Right to Regulate

    A human rights perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lone Wandahl Mouyal

    The book considers the ways in which the international investment law regime intersects with the human rights regime, and the potential for clashes between the two legal orders. Within the human rights regime states may be obligated to regulate, including a duty to adopt regulation aiming at…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu

    Despite the clear link between climate change and human rights with the potential for virtually all protected rights to be undermined as a result of climate change, its catastrophic impact on human beings was not really understood as a human rights issue until recently. This book examines the link…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control: International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity book cover

    The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control

    International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Nerida Chazal

    The International Criminal Court was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. At its genesis the ICC was expected to help prevent atrocities from arising or escalating by ending the impunity of leaders and administering punishment for the commission of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition book cover

    Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court, 1st Edition

    By Ethan G. Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution’s First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Right to housing in law and society book cover

    The Right to housing in law and society

    1st Edition

    By Nico Moons

    From the very first negotiations of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights half a century ago to the present day, socio-economic rights have often been regarded as less enforceable than civil and political rights. The right to adequate housing, even though protecting one…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Towards the Ethics of a Green Future (Open Access): The Theory and Practice of Human Rights for Future People book cover

    Towards the Ethics of a Green Future (Open Access)

    The Theory and Practice of Human Rights for Future People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Düwell, Gerhard Bos, Naomi van Steenbergen

    What are our obligations towards future generations who stand to be harmed by the impact of today’s environmental crises? This book explores ecological sustainability as a human rights issue and examines what our long-term responsibilities might be. This interdisciplinary collection of chapters…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia: Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code book cover

    The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code, 2nd Edition

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    The viability of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has always been a bone of contention in socially and politically plural South Asia. It is entangled within the polemics of identity politics, minority rights, women’s rights, national integration, uniform citizenry and, of late, global Islamic politics…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India

  • Seyla Benhabib's The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents, and Citizens book cover

    Seyla Benhabib's The Rights of Others

    Aliens, Residents, and Citizens, 1st Edition

    By Burcu Ozcelik

    In The Rights of Others, Benhabib argues that the transnational movement of people across the globe has brought to the fore fundamental dilemmas facing liberal democracies: tension between a state’s commitment to universal human rights, and to its sovereign self-determination and its claims to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China book cover

    Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

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