Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status book cover

    Refugee Law and Durability of Protection

    Temporary Residence and Cessation of Status, 1st Edition

    By Maria O’Sullivan

    This book examines the link between refugee protection, duration of risk and residency rights. It focuses on two main issues of importance to current state practice: the use of temporary forms of refugee status and residency and the legal criteria for cessation of refugee status under Article 1C(5)…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights: A Governance Space Theory on Linkages book cover

    The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights

    A Governance Space Theory on Linkages, 1st Edition

    By Mihir Kanade

    This book contributes an original theory to understanding human rights and international trade. It offers the ‘governance space’ framework for analysing the linkages and normative relationships between the multilateral trading system (MTS) and human rights regimes. Drawing upon key case studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions book cover

    Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Economic Liberties and Human Rights book cover

    Economic Liberties and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jahel Queralt, Bas van der Vossen

    The status of economic liberties remains a serious lacuna in the theory and practice of human rights. Should a minimally just society protect the freedoms to sell, save, profit and invest? Is being prohibited to run a business a human rights violation? While these liberties enjoy virtually no…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

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