Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention book cover

    Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland: Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past book cover

    Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland

    Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Dempster

    This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion book cover

    Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

    A Research Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi

    The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the Internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 Digital Divide book cover

    Human Rights and the Digital Divide

    1st Edition

    By Anne Peacock

    The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the abilities it bestows on users. Unlike broadcast media, the Internet allows people to create and share information rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India book cover

    Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary: Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy book cover

    Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe book cover

    Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution: Balancing Beliefs in Britain book cover

    Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights: Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America book cover

    Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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