Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Comparative Executive Clemency: The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective book cover

    Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and Sustainability: Moral responsibilities for the future book cover

    Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Normality and Disability: Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture book cover

    Normality and Disability

    Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Linda Steele, Jessica Robyn Cadwallader

    Hotly contested, normality remains a powerful, complex category in contemporary law and culture. What is little realized are the ways in which disability underpins and shapes the operation of norms and the power dynamics of normalization. This pioneering collection explores the place of law in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Dividing the State: Legitimacy, Secession and the Doctrine of Oppression book cover

    Dividing the State

    Legitimacy, Secession and the Doctrine of Oppression, 1st Edition

    By Paul Groarke

    The events of recent history affirm the urgent need for a satisfactory definition of the conditions under which a minority within a state has the legal right to secede. Although the concept of sovereignty has been progressively weakened, it still presents the major theoretical difficulty in this…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • This Ability: An International Legal Analysis of Disability Discrimination book cover

    This Ability

    An International Legal Analysis of Disability Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    This Ability is Cotter's third book in a series dealing with discrimination law. Having looked at the theme of 'gender discrimination' in Gender Injustice and 'race discrimination' in Race Matters, this further installment takes a similar approach and structure to illustrate comparisons and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law book cover

    The Logic of Equality

    A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    This title was first published in 2003. The Logic of Equality proposes a formal-logical method for examining the indeterminacy of legal discourse, using the example of the non-discrimination norm. It shows that the indeterminacy of a legal concept does not mean that it is completely chaotic - the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice: Continuing Challenges book cover

    The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice

    Continuing Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin E. Egede, Mark Osa Igiehon

    On the 10th of October 2002 the International Court of Justice delivered the Bakassi decision, which, amongst other things, excised the resource rich land and maritime territory of Bakassi from Nigeria and transferred its legal title to Cameroon. These two countries under the auspices of the United…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Military Intervention book cover

    Human Rights and Military Intervention

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Moseley, Richard Norman

    This title was first published in 2002. Was the bombing of Belgrade morally justified as an attempt to halt 'ethnic cleansing' in Kosovo'? Should Western states have tried to prevent the slaughter in Rwanda? Are there, indeed, genuinely universal 'human rights' which could justify such…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law book cover

    China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Hui Zhong

    China is a country that is rich in antiquities, but it is also a victim of looting that occurred during the period from the First Opium War to the end of the Japanese Occupation (1840–1945) when innumerable cultural objects were lost overseas. The Chinese Government insists on asserting its…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law: A Principled Approach book cover

    The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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