Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law: A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain book cover

    Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy book cover

    Asylum - A Right Denied

    A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helen O'Nions

    In recent decades, asylum has emerged as a highly politicized European issue. The term ’asylum seeker’ has suffered a negative perception and has been associated with notions of illegality and criminality in mainstream media. These misconceptions have been supported by politicians as a distraction…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • Challenging Territoriality in Human Rights Law: Building Blocks for a Plural and Diverse Duty-Bearer Regime book cover

    Challenging Territoriality in Human Rights Law

    Building Blocks for a Plural and Diverse Duty-Bearer Regime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole

    Human rights have traditionally been framed in a vertical perspective with the duties of States confined to their own citizens or residents. Interpretations of international human rights treaties tend either to ignore or downplay obligations beyond this ‘territorial space’. This edited volume…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights book cover

    Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Paula Gerber, Katie O'Byrne

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Practice book cover

    Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Power and Law in International Society: International Relations as the Sociology of International Law book cover

    Power and Law in International Society

    International Relations as the Sociology of International Law, 1st Edition

    By Mark Klamberg

    When studying international law there is often a risk of focusing entirely on the content of international rules (i.e. regimes), and ignoring why these regimes exist and to what extent the rules affect state behavior. Similarly, international relations studies can focus so much on theories based on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Mixed Legal Systems, East and West book cover

    Mixed Legal Systems, East and West

    1st Edition

    By Vernon Valentine Palmer, Mohamed Y. Mattar

    Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world’s legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Disabled Justice?: Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities book cover

    Disabled Justice?

    Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Eilionóir Flynn

    Disability offers a new lens through which to view the effectiveness of access to justice, and the inclusiveness of the justice system as a whole. This book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system, from making a complaint, to investigation, and through…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Declarations of Interdependence: A Legal Pluralist Approach to Indigenous Rights book cover

    Declarations of Interdependence

    A Legal Pluralist Approach to Indigenous Rights, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Anker

    This book takes up the postcolonial challenge for law and explains how the problems of legal recognition for Indigenous peoples are tied to an orthodox theory of law. Constructing a theory of legal pluralism that is both critical of law's epistemological and ontological presuppositions, as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Environmental Crime and its Victims: Perspectives within Green Criminology book cover

    Environmental Crime and its Victims

    Perspectives within Green Criminology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Marieke Kluin

    Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. These types of crime, however, do not always produce an immediate consequence, and the harm may be diffused. As such, the complexity of victimization - in terms of time, space, impact,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

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