Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights book cover

    The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Child As Vulnerable Patient: Protection and Empowerment book cover

    The Child As Vulnerable Patient

    Protection and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Hagger

    How can medical law and ethics take forward the issue of children's empowerment and protection? What are the key factors in considering the balance between protecting the welfare of the young and allowing them rights to autonomy? The Child as Vulnerable Patient investigates the role that a human…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Global Technology and Legal Theory: Transnational Constitutionalism, Google and the European Union book cover

    Global Technology and Legal Theory

    Transnational Constitutionalism, Google and the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Guilherme Cintra Guimarães

    The rise and spread of the Internet has accelerated the global flows of money, technology and information that are increasingly perceived as a challenge to the traditional regulatory powers of nation states and the effectiveness of their constitutions. The acceleration of these flows poses new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

  • South Africa: The Battle over the Constitution book cover

    South Africa

    The Battle over the Constitution, 1st Edition

    By Siri Gloppen

    Originally published in 1997, South Africa: The Battle over the Constitution analyses rivaling positions in the South African constitutional debate from the early 1990s, via the 1993 interim constitution to the adoption and certification of the new, 'Final' Constitution in December 1996. A…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law: Global Perspectives in Theory and Practice book cover

    Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law

    Global Perspectives in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Josepha Close

    Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law examines the permissibility of amnesties for serious crimes in the contemporary international order. In the last few decades, there has been a growing tendency to consider that amnesties are prohibited in respect of certain grave crimes. However, the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Terrorism and State Surveillance of Communications book cover

    Terrorism and State Surveillance of Communications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Hale-Ross, David Lowe

    This book brings together leading counterterrorism experts, from academia and practice, to form an interdisciplinary assessment of the terrorist threat facing the United Kingdom and the European Union, focusing on how terrorists and terrorist organisations communicate in the digital age.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Stigma, State Expressions and the Law: Implications of Freedom of Speech book cover

    Stigma, State Expressions and the Law

    Implications of Freedom of Speech, 1st Edition

    By Paul Quinn

    This book demonstrates the difficulties the law is likely to encounter in regulating the expressive activities of the state, particularly with regard to the stigmatization of vulnerable groups and minorities. Freedom of speech is indispensable to a democratic society, enabling it to operate with a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion: The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards book cover

    International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards, 1st Edition

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights book cover

    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion: Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA book cover

    Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights: An International Miscarriage of Justice? book cover

    Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights

    An International Miscarriage of Justice?, 1st Edition

    By Brian Doolan

    This title was first published in 2001. The case of Lawless v Ireland is a landmark in the development of human rights jurisprudence. Stemming from the introduction of detention without trial by the Irish government in response to the resurgence of political violence, much of the material relevant…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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