Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Redressing Everyday Discrimination: The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law book cover

    Redressing Everyday Discrimination

    The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Karla Perez Portilla

    This book examines the harm that everyday discrimination can cause and proposes ways in which it can be redressed. Extreme forms of harmful expression, such as incitement to hatred, have been significantly addressed in law. Everyday generalised prejudice, negative stereotypes and gross…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Ecological Systems Integrity: Governance, law and human rights book cover

    Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements book cover

    The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • India and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    India and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Alan Bloomfield

    Bloomfield charts India’s profoundly ambiguous engagement with the thorny problem of protecting vulnerable persons from atrocities without fatally undermining the sovereign state system, a matter which is now substantially shaped by debates about the responsibility to protect (R2P) norm. Books…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide: Their Impact on Collective Memory book cover

    The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide

    Their Impact on Collective Memory, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Fournet

    This highly original work provides a thought-provoking and valuable resource for researchers and academics with an interest in genocide, criminology, international organizations, and law and society. In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression book cover

    The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression

    1st Edition

    By Mauro Politi

    Edited by Giuseppe Nesi

    The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court entered into force in 2002 and the ICC will soon be fully operational. Earlier in the ICC process, an international conference was held in Trento to address a specific issue that is still unresolved in the post-Rome negotiations: the crime of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Constitutional Rights book cover

    The Logic of Constitutional Rights

    1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    Individual rights raise endless conflicts and spawn intricate standards and policies. Increasing involvement by courts has added still greater complexity. It would seem that few meaningful principles can unite an area of law plagued by such uncertainty. In this book the author argues that a fixed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Critical Perspectives on the Security and Protection of Human Rights Defenders book cover

    Critical Perspectives on the Security and Protection of Human Rights Defenders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Bennett, Danna Ingleton, Alice Nah, James Savage

    Human rights defenders – who by peaceful means advocate, mobilise and often put their lives at risk to defend the most fundamental freedoms of their fellow citizens – are key agents of change in their own societies and make a significant contribution to the international community's efforts to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources: The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent book cover

    Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources

    The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent, 1st Edition

    By Cathal M. Doyle

    The right of indigenous peoples under international human rights law to give or withhold their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to natural resource extraction in their territories is increasingly recognized by intergovernmental organizations, international bodies, and industry actors, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights: Coercion and the Law book cover

    Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

    Coercion and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Brendan D. Kelly

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights: Life Outside the Pale of the Law book cover

    Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights

    Life Outside the Pale of the Law, 1st Edition

    By Emma Larking

    Most Western liberal democracies are parties to the United Nations Refugees Convention and all are committed to the recognition of basic human rights, but they also spend billions fortifying their borders, detaining unauthorised immigrants, and policing migration. Meanwhile, public debate over the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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