Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology book cover

    Transitional Justice in Law, History and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lia Kent, Melissa Demian

    Transitional justice seeks to establish a break between the violent past and a peaceful, democratic future, and is based on compelling frameworks of resolution, rupture and transition. Bringing together contributions from the disciplines of law, history and anthropology, this comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice, Corporate Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights: Lessons from Argentina book cover

    Transitional Justice, Corporate Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights

    Lessons from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Laura García Martín

    This book explores the intersection of two emergent and vibrant fields of study in international human rights law: transitional justice and corporate accountability for human rights abuses. While both have received significant academic and political attention, the potential links between them…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Drones and Responsibility: Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons book cover

    Drones and Responsibility

    Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Ezio Di Nucci, Filippo Santoni de Sio

    How does the use of military drones affect the legal, political, and moral responsibility of different actors involved in their deployment and design? This volume offers a fresh contribution to the ethics of drone warfare by providing, for the first time, a systematic interdisciplinary discussion…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition book cover

    Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition, 1st Edition

    By Julia Jansson

    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South: The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism book cover

    Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit J Bagu (John Paul)

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India book cover

    Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A family that prays together, stays together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations: South African Perspectives book cover

    Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations

    South African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel M. Modiri

    Two decades since the enactment of South Africa’s present constitution, the durability and endurance of ‘past’ inequalities and injustices illustrate that the ‘new South Africa’ – lauded as a miracle nation with the best constitution in the world – can no longer be regarded as an unqualified…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes book cover

    The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

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