Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and Sustainability: Moral responsibilities for the future book cover

    Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access): The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access)

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law: Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability book cover

    Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

    Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos Mastorodimos

    The accountability of armed non-state actors is a neglected field of international law, overtaken by the regimes of state responsibility and individual criminal accountability as well as fears of legitimacy. Yet armed non-state actors are important players in the international arena and their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice: The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt book cover

    Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices book cover

    Gender and Conflict

    Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices, 1st Edition

    By Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij

    Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict not only reconfirms social hierarchies and power relations, but also motivates people…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda book cover

    Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    1st Edition

    By Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel

    Mageza-Barthel provides a context sensitive analysis of how Rwanda's women's movement used the United Nations (UN) gender norms in its efforts to insert gender-specific demands in the post-genocide period. The overall goal of these women - and their supporters - has been to further gender equality…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Realising Rights: How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights book cover

    Realising Rights

    How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Mathew Davies

    This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need to be expanded to best explain this diversity. By placing the study of the European…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • Sex, Slavery and the Trafficked Woman: Myths and Misconceptions about Trafficking and its Victims book cover

    Sex, Slavery and the Trafficked Woman

    Myths and Misconceptions about Trafficking and its Victims, 1st Edition

    By Ramona Vijeyarasa

    Sex, Slavery and the Trafficked Woman is a go-to text for readers who seek a comprehensive overview of the meaning of ’human trafficking’ and current debates and perspectives on the issue. It presents a more nuanced understanding of human trafficking and its victims by examining - and challenging -…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • The UN International Criminal Tribunals: Transition without Justice? book cover

    The UN International Criminal Tribunals

    Transition without Justice?, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Bachmann, Aleksandar Fatić

    Both the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are now about to close. Bachmann and Fatic look back at the achievements and shortcomings of both tribunals from an interdisciplinary perspective informed by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the United Nations (UN)

  • The ‘Long 1970s’: Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations book cover

    The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager, Helle Porsdam

    Today it is widely recognised that the 'long 1970s' was a decisive international transition period during which traditional, collective-oriented socio-economic interest and welfare policies were increasingly replaced by the more individually and neo-liberally oriented value policies of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia: Autonomous Sami Law book cover

    Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia

    Autonomous Sami Law, 1st Edition

    By Christina Allard, Susann Funderud Skogvang

    This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current stances in Sami Law research. In addition to chapters by well-known Scandinavian experts,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

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