Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Victimology and Victim Rights: International comparative perspectives book cover

    Victimology and Victim Rights

    International comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies: Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time' book cover

    Court Delay and Human Rights Remedies

    Enforcing the Right to a Fair Hearing 'Within a Reasonable Time', 1st Edition

    By Caroline Savvidis

    This book brings legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law: A European Perspective book cover

    The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Law

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Konrad Lachmayer

    This collection presents a comparative analysis of the principle of effective legal protection in administrative law in Europe. It examines how European states consider and enforce the related requirements in their domestic administrative law. The book is divided into three parts: the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises: Narrative and Constructive Engagement book cover

    North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy: Essays in Honour of Marta Russell book cover

    Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law: Identities and Intersections book cover

    Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Mäki-Petajä-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador book cover

    Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador, 1st Edition

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia book cover

    Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Shamanism, Discourse, Modernity book cover

    Shamanism, Discourse, Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Karl Alberts

    Shamanism, Discourse, Modernity considers indigenous peoples’ struggles for human rights, anxieties about anthropocentric mastery of nature, neoliberal statecraft, and entrepreneurialism of the self. The book focuses on four domains - shamanism, indigenism, environmentalism and neoliberalism - in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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