Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Protracted Displacement in Asia: No Place to Call Home book cover

    Protracted Displacement in Asia

    No Place to Call Home, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Adelman

    In a protracted displacement situation, refugees are sequestered in camps without right of mobility or employment; their lives remain on hold and stagnate in a state of limbo for a long period. This book reviews the situation and results of research and policies that have left refugees as a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Community Resources: Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge book cover

    Community Resources

    Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Protection of traditional knowledge and resources is of critical concern not only to the groups involved but also to the international trading community for which these resources are of increasing economic importance. This work examines the concept of 'community', intellectual property models and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Islam Beyond Conflict: Indonesian Islam and Western Political Theory book cover

    Islam Beyond Conflict

    Indonesian Islam and Western Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Hudson

    Edited by Azyumardi Azra

    Politically, Islam in Indonesia is part of a rich multi-cultural mix. Religious tolerance is seen as the cornerstone of relations between different faiths - and moderation is built into the country's constitutional framework. However, the advent of democracy coupled with the impact of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • The Limits of Bodily Integrity: Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective book cover

    The Limits of Bodily Integrity

    Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ruth A. Miller

    This volume argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. The author draws on rights literature, bio-political scholarship, and a gender-studies perspective as a foundation for rethinking the sovereign relationship. In approaching…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Punishment and Retribution book cover

    Punishment and Retribution

    1st Edition

    By Leo Zaibert

    Discussions of punishment typically assume that punishment is criminal punishment carried out by the State. Punishment is, however, a richer phenomenon and it occurs in many contexts. This book contains a general account of punishment which overcomes the difficulties of competing accounts.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Global Politics book cover

    Cosmopolitan Global Politics

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Hayden

    Cosmopolitan conceptions of justice in global politics are gaining in importance in the field of international political theory. Cosmopolitanism claims that we owe duties of justice to all the persons of the world and thus that normative theories of global politics should focus first on the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Ethics and Global Politics

  • Humanity, Freedom and Feminism book cover

    Humanity, Freedom and Feminism

    1st Edition

    By Jill Marshall

    While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan: British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights book cover

    From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan

    British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jon Moran

    Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates over ethics and effectiveness that have followed these operations; and to examine the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Law's Task: The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering book cover

    Law's Task

    The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering, 1st Edition

    By Louis E. Wolcher

    What is the ultimate task of law? This deceptively simple question guides this volume towards a radically original philosophical interpretation of law and justice. Weaving together the philosophical, jurisprudential and ethical problems suggested by five general terms - thinking, human suffering,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review: Taking Jurisprudence Seriously book cover

    Social Systems Theory and Judicial Review

    Taking Jurisprudence Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Katayoun Baghai

    This book demonstrates the empirical gains and integrative potentials of social systems theory for the sociology of law. Against a backdrop of classical and contemporary sociological debates about law and society, it observes judicial review as an instrument for the self-steering of a functionally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum book cover

    Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

    1st Edition

    By Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss

    This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they currently and will continue to face. Divided into three parts, the authors first explore the causality that generates displacement, examining climate change, illegal conflicts and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

    Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

    This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

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