Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity book cover

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    How human rights principles, like the right to gender identity, freedom, integrity and equality, respond to the concerns of different groups of adults and children who experience gender harm due to the binary conception of sexuality and gender identity is the overall theme of this book. The…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation: Futurity, Alterity, Power book cover

    Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice book cover

    The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Fletcher, Ester Herlin-Karnell, Claudio Matera

    This book presents a collection of essays on key topics and new perspectives on the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and has a Foreword by the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Prof. Dr. Koen Lenaerts. Europe’s area of freedom, security and justice is of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Right to Democracy in International Law: Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls book cover

    The Right to Democracy in International Law

    Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls, 1st Edition

    By Khalifa A Alfadhel

    This book explores the right to democracy in international law and contemporary democratic theory, asking whether international law encompasses a substantive or procedural understanding of the notion. The book considers whether there can be considered to be a basis for the right to democracy in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Corporate Power and Human Rights book cover

    Corporate Power and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manette Kaisershot, Nicholas Connolly

    There is ample evidence about the negative effects business activity of all types can have on the provision of human rights. Equally, there can be little doubt economic development, usually driven through business activity and trade, is necessary for any state to provide the institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives book cover

    Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Policy Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitra Manou, Andrew Baldwin, Dug Cubie, Anja Mihr, Teresa Thorp

    Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Resolving Conflicts between Human Rights: The Judge's Dilemma book cover

    Resolving Conflicts between Human Rights

    The Judge's Dilemma, 1st Edition

    By Stijn Smet

    Under the influence of the global spread of human rights, legal disputes are increasingly framed in human rights terms. Parties to a legal dispute can often invoke human rights norms in support of their competing claims. Yet, when confronted with cases in which human rights conflict, judges face a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge book cover

    Human Rights Education and the Politics of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Joanne Coysh

    Around the world there are a myriad of NGOs using human rights education (HRE) as a tool of community empowerment with the firm belief that it will help people improve their lives. One way of understanding these processes is that they translate universal human rights speak using messages and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The ECHR and Human Rights Theory: Reconciling the Moral and the Political Conceptions book cover

    The ECHR and Human Rights Theory

    Reconciling the Moral and the Political Conceptions, 1st Edition

    By Alain Zysset

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between human rights theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so, it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process book cover

    Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    1st Edition

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law: Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation book cover

    Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law

    Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Lee James McConnell

    The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected, not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena such as globalisation, privatisation and the proliferation of internal armed conflict…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

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