Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law: A European Perspective book cover

    The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Konrad Lachmayer

    This collection presents a comparative analysis of the principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Europe. It examines how European states consider and enforce the related requirements in their domestic administrative law. The book is divided into three parts: the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • EU Human Rights and Democratization Policies: Achievements and Challenges book cover

    EU Human Rights and Democratization Policies

    Achievements and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felipe Gómez Isa, Cristina Churruca Muguruza, Jan Wouters

    Though the EU has tried to place human rights and democracy at the heart of its external action, there are serious concerns about its capacity to have a significant impact on the situation of human rights and human rights defenders as well as on the democratization processes taking place in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • State Interest and the Sources of International Law: Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law book cover

    State Interest and the Sources of International Law

    Doctrine, Morality, and Non-Treaty Law, 1st Edition

    By Markus P. Beham

    This book addresses the disparity between positive non-treaty law and its scholarly assessment in the area of moral concepts, understood as altruistic as opposed to reciprocal legal obligations. It shows how scholars are generously willing to assert the existence of a rule of international law,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance book cover

    Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Janice Gray, Kathryn Gwiazdon

    Ecological integrity is concerned with protecting the planet in a holistic way, while respecting ethics and human rights. Over recent years it has been introduced directly and indirectly in several legal regimes, culminating in international law with the 2016 expanded remit of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law: The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights book cover

    Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law

    The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Webster

    Although scholars have shown longstanding interest in the boundaries of interpretation of the right not to be subjected to torture and other prohibited harm, the existing body of work does not sufficiently reflect the significance of the interpretive scope of degrading treatment. This book argues…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises: Narrative and Constructive Engagement book cover

    North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy: Essays in Honour of Marta Russell book cover

    Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law: Identities and Intersections book cover

    Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Mäki-Petajä-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador book cover

    Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador, 1st Edition

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Human Rights book cover

    Research Methods in Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee McConnell, Rhona Smith

    Research Methods in Human Rights introduces the reader to key methodological approaches to Human Rights research in a clear and accessible way. Drawing on the expertise of a panel of contributors, the text clearly explains the key theories and methods commonly used in Human Rights research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

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