Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Interrogation in Depth book cover

    Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United judgment misrepresents the interrogation system that was…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act book cover

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory: Truth Commissions in the Global South book cover

    The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona book cover

    The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for states to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume Grigolo borrows the concept of ‘the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality book cover

    Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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

  • Migration Law and the Externalization of Border Controls: European State Responsibility book cover

    Migration Law and the Externalization of Border Controls

    European State Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Anna Liguori

    Over the last few decades, both the European Union and European States have been implementing various strategies to externalize border controls with the declared intent of saving human lives and countering smuggling but with the actual end result of shifting borders, circumventing international…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law: Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control book cover

    Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law

    Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Smyth

    The use of biometric identification systems is rapidly increasing across the world, owing to their potential to combat terrorism, fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. However, critics of the technology complain that the creation of an extensive central register of personal information…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Emerging Technologies

  • Essays on Human Rights: In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle book cover

    Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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