Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement book cover

    Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations: Global Prospects for Legal Action book cover

    Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Drones in Society: Exploring the strange new world of unmanned aircraft book cover

    Drones in Society

    Exploring the strange new world of unmanned aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Ron Bartsch, James Coyne, Katherine Gray

    The integration of drones into society has attracted unprecedented attention throughout the world. The change, for aviation, has been described as being equally as big as the arrival of the jet engine. This book examines the issues that surround this change, for our society and the legal frameworks…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses: An historical and normative analysis book cover

    The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses

    An historical and normative analysis, 1st Edition

    By Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis

    In recent years, sunset clauses have mostly been associated with emergency legislation introduced in the wake of terrorist attacks. However, as this book demonstrates, they have a long history and a substantial constitutional impact on the separation of powers and the rule of law. In addition, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Socio-Political Practice of Human Rights: Between the Universal and the Particular book cover

    The Socio-Political Practice of Human Rights

    Between the Universal and the Particular, 1st Edition

    By Kiran Kaur Grewal

    This book examines discourses of rights and practices of resistance in post-conflict societies, exploring the interaction between the international human rights framework and different actors seeking political and social change. Presenting detailed new case studies from Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • In Sensible Judgement book cover

    In Sensible Judgement

    1st Edition

    By Max Deutscher

    Taking its bearings from classic texts including Plato, Kant, Hegel and Arendt this thoughtful and intriguing book provides philosophical reflection on what it is to judge and what judgement achieves alongside, and sometimes in competition with, thinking and willing. Opening with the landmark…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Good Drone book cover

    The Good Drone

    1st Edition

    By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of using drones for humanitarian and other life-saving activities has…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework book cover

    Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects

    A New Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Diane Webber

    Preventive detention as a counter-terrorism tool is fraught with conceptual and procedural problems and risks of misuse, excess and abuse. Many have debated the inadequacies of the current legal frameworks for detention, and the need for finding the most appropriate legal model to govern detention…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State: Origins and Transformations book cover

    Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, questions of equality and social…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development book cover

    Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of hybridity and hybridization, their history, their…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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