Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China book cover

    The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Women’s Human Rights in India book cover

    Women’s Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Christine Forster, Jaya Sagade

    This book focuses on women’s human rights in India. Drawing on case studies, it provides a clear overview of the key sources on gender and rights in the country. Further, it contextualizes women’s rights at the critical intersection of caste, religion and class, and analyses barriers to the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India

  • The Ethics of Care: Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving book cover

    The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: Inside the Implementation Gap book cover

    The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

    Inside the Implementation Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Wright, Alexandra Tomaselli

    This book delves into the reasons behind and the consequences of the implementation gap regarding the right to prior consultation and the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America. In recent years, the economic and political projects of Latin American States…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia A. McClennen, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to this emerging field, offering a broad overview of human rights and literature while providing innovative readings on key topics. The first of its kind, this volume covers…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • The Right to The Truth in International Law: Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law book cover

    The Right to The Truth in International Law

    Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Klinkner, Howard Davis

    The United Nations has established a right to the truth to be enjoyed by victims of gross violations of human rights. The origins of the right stem from the need to provide victims and relatives of the missing with a right to know what happened. It encompasses the verification and full public…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Situating India book cover

    Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Situating India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Atwal, Iris Flessenkämper

    This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Protection of Civilians and Individual Accountability: Obligations and Responsibilities of Military Commanders in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations book cover

    Protection of Civilians and Individual Accountability

    Obligations and Responsibilities of Military Commanders in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, 1st Edition

    By Lenneke Sprik

    This book explores the question of whether peacekeeping commanders can be held accountable for a failure to protect the civilian population in the mission area. This requires an assessment of whether peacekeeping commanders have an obligation to act against such serious crimes being committed under…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Medical Use of Human Beings: Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice book cover

    Medical Use of Human Beings

    Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    Whilst activities like transplantation and medical research have typically been considered on a discrete basis, they are also actually part of a broader phenomenon of medical means being employed to make use of human beings. This book is the first ever systematic critique of such medical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Special Advocates in the Adversarial System book cover

    Special Advocates in the Adversarial System

    1st Edition

    By John Jackson

    The last twenty years have seen an unprecedented rise in the use of secret courts or ‘closed material proceedings’ largely brought about in response to the need to protect intelligence sources in the fight against terrorism. This has called into question the commitment of legal systems to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

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