Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Counter-Terrorism and International Law book cover

    Counter-Terrorism and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Katja L.H. Samuel

    Edited by Nigel D. White

    The articles and essays in this volume consider the problem of international terrorism from an international legal perspective. The articles address a range of issues starting with the dilemma of how to reach agreement on what constitutes terrorism and how to encapsulate this in a legitimate…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    The International Law of Peace and Security

  • Precision-guided Munitions and Human Suffering in War book cover

    Precision-guided Munitions and Human Suffering in War

    1st Edition

    By James E. Hickey

    James Hickey proceeds from the premise that throughout history, humans have demonstrated a proclivity for using violence against one another as a means to achieve an end, means enabled, in many respects, by the technologies available at the time. Advancing technology has often been a prime enabler…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Global Minority Rights book cover

    Global Minority Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Castellino

    This important volume brings together a range of material in different areas of law and the social sciences that address questions concerning the rights of minorities. The discipline is arguably one of the oldest branches of public international law, and owes its heritage to those who struggled to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference: Off the Scales of Justice book cover

    Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18

  • Global Population Policy: From Population Control to Reproductive Rights book cover

    Global Population Policy

    From Population Control to Reproductive Rights, 1st Edition

    By Paige Whaley Eager

    The general assumption throughout history has been that a growing population is beneficial for societies. By the mid-1960s, however, the United States and other developed countries became convinced that population control was an absolute necessity, especially in the developing world. This absorbing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Global Health

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes book cover

    Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Middle East and North Africa: Governance, Democratization, Human Rights book cover

    Middle East and North Africa

    Governance, Democratization, Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul J. Magnarella

    This collection contains articles by highly regarded scholars assessing governance, democratisation and human rights in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. It also assesses the role that Islam plays in these areas. In the spirit of the 50th anniversary year of the United Nations…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Contemporary Perspectives on Developing Societies

  • International Law in the Middle East: Closer to Power than Justice book cover

    International Law in the Middle East

    Closer to Power than Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jean Allain

    Examining international law through the lens of the Middle East, this insightful study demonstrates the qualitatively different manner in which international law is applied in this region of the world. Law is intended to produce a just society, but as it is ultimately a social construct that has…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30

  • Repairing Domestic Climate Displacement: The Peninsula Principles book cover

    Repairing Domestic Climate Displacement

    The Peninsula Principles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Leckie, Chris Huggins

    Climate change, sometimes thought of as a problem for the future, is already impacting people’s lives around the world: families are losing their homes, lands and livelihoods as a result of sea level rise, increased frequency and intensity of storms, drought and other phenomena. Following several…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Disaster Research: Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rasmus Dahlberg, Olivier Rubin, Morten Thanning Vendelø

    Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Land Expropriation in Israel: Law, Culture and Society book cover

    Land Expropriation in Israel

    Law, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Yifat Holzman-Gazit

    Historically, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to limit the state's powers of expropriation and to protect private property. This book argues that the Court's land expropriation jurisprudence can only be understood against the political, cultural and institutional context in which it was shaped.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06

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