Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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 – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2019-03-19
    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Emerging Technologies

  • Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Theodore Baird

    The organization of human smuggling from the Middle East and Africa through Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean has become a contemporary political concern throughout Europe, receiving intense and polarised media attention. This timely book reformulates how we conceive of human smuggling,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    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 – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law book cover

    Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lülf

    While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law: Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley book cover

    Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Environmental Human Rights: A Political Theory Perspective book cover

    Environmental Human Rights

    A Political Theory Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Oksanen, Ashley Dodsworth, Selina O'Doherty

    The nature of environmental human rights and their relation to larger rights theories has been a frequent topic of discussion in law, environmental ethics and political theory. However, the subject of environmental human rights has not been fully established among other human rights concerns within…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide book cover

    Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten

    Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide is a collection of hypothetical ‘last lectures’ by some of the top scholars and practitioners across the globe in the fields of human rights and genocide studies. Each lecture purportedly constitutes the last thing the author will ever…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation: Country case studies book cover

    The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation

    Country case studies, 1st Edition

    By Katharine S. E. Cresswell Riol

    It is now more than a decade since the Right to Food Guidelines were negotiated, agreed and adopted internationally by states. This book provides a review of its objectives and the extent of success of its implementation. The focus is on the first key guideline – "Democracy, good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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