Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Food Systems Governance: Challenges for justice, equality and human rights book cover

    Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Legal Accountability and Britain's Wars 2000-2015 book cover

    Legal Accountability and Britain's Wars 2000-2015

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rowe

    This book discusses the manner in which Britain’s wars, which took place between 2000 and 2015, have interacted with the relevant principles of international law and English law for the purpose, primarily, of considering legal accountability. During a debate in the House of Lords in 2005 a former…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Seeking Justice in International Law: The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples book cover

    Seeking Justice in International Law

    The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Mauro Barelli

    Today human rights represent a primary concern of the international legal system. The international community’s commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights, however, does not always produce the results hoped for by the advocates of a more justice-oriented system of international law.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • International Investment Law and the Right to Regulate: A human rights perspective book cover

    International Investment Law and the Right to Regulate

    A human rights perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lone Wandahl Mouyal

    The book considers the ways in which the international investment law regime intersects with the human rights regime, and the potential for clashes between the two legal orders. Within the human rights regime states may be obligated to regulate, including a duty to adopt regulation aiming at…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu

    Despite the clear link between climate change and human rights with the potential for virtually all protected rights to be undermined as a result of climate change, its catastrophic impact on human beings was not really understood as a human rights issue until recently. This book examines the link…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control: International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity book cover

    The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control

    International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Nerida Chazal

    The International Criminal Court was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. At its genesis the ICC was expected to help prevent atrocities from arising or escalating by ending the impunity of leaders and administering punishment for the commission of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China book cover

    Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Nesossi, Sarah Biddulph, Flora Sapio, Susan Trevaskes

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Religion and Equality: Law in Conflict book cover

    Religion and Equality

    Law in Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Donlu D Thayer

    This volume presents an analysis of controversial events and issues shaping a rapidly changing international legal, political, and social landscape. Leading scholars and experts in law, religious studies and international relations, thoughtfully consider issues and tensions arising in contemporary…

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

  • 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

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