Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish book cover

    Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Farrell, Eleanor Drywood, Edel Hughes

    This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity book cover

    Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karla M. McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 book cover

    Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Judges and Democratization: Judicial Independence in New Democracies book cover

    Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo book cover

    A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Trade and Human Rights: The Ethical Dimension in US - China Relations book cover

    Trade and Human Rights

    The Ethical Dimension in US - China Relations, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Morris

    This title was first published in 2002: Utilizing the case of the 1994 US decision to delink China’s human rights record from most favoured nation status, Susan C. Morris addresses the critical issues where commercialism and human rights converge. This insightful addition to the literature on US…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Law and Responsible Supply Chain Management: Contract and Tort Interplay and Overlap book cover

    Law and Responsible Supply Chain Management

    Contract and Tort Interplay and Overlap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibe Ulfbeck, Alexandra Andhov, Kateřina Mitkidis

    Corporate Social Responsibility has for long been on the agenda in the business world and recently, it has also become a political agenda in the European Union. Focusing on international supply chains and their control based on studies of law in several European jurisdictions, this book aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare book cover

    Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY book cover

    SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Theorising Noncitizenship: Concepts, Debates and Challenges book cover

    Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator: Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights book cover

    Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity book cover

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    How human rights principles, like the right to gender identity, freedom, integrity and equality, respond to the concerns of different groups of adults and children who experience gender harm due to the binary conception of sexuality and gender identity is the overall theme of this book. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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