Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Understanding the Humanitarian World book cover

    Understanding the Humanitarian World

    1st Edition

    By Daniel G Maxwell, Kirsten Gelsdorf

    Conflict and disaster have been part of human history for as long as it has been recorded. Over time, more mechanisms for responding to crises have developed and become more systematized. Today a large and complex ‘global humanitarian response system’ made up of a multitude of local, national and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Economic Woman: Gendering Inequality in the Age of Capital book cover

    Economic Woman

    Gendering Inequality in the Age of Capital, 1st Edition

    By Frances Raday

    The author introduces the concept of economic woman and makes her visible in duality with and opposition to the exclusive model of economic man. Economic man has epitomized neo-liberal capitalism, which embraces competition and maximization of profit, resulting in a steep increase in economic…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing book cover

    The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal, and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe book cover

    Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution: Balancing Beliefs in Britain book cover

    Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Economic and Social Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security book cover

    Economic and Social Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    1st Edition

    By Claire Breen

    This text comprises cutting-edge research on one of the greatest global challenges: the failure to address systematic economic and social exclusion, and attendant violations of economic and social rights (ESR), as a driver of conflict. The text explores what the UN's obligation to maintain…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights: Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America book cover

    Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Understanding Human Rights Violations: New Systematic Studies book cover

    Understanding Human Rights Violations

    New Systematic Studies, 1st Edition

    By Steven C. Poe

    Originally published in 2004. This excellent volume presents a systematic analysis of various human rights violations around the globe, focusing on security and subsistence rights. The book collects important contributions to the theoretical development of the human rights phenomenon, covering a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law book cover

    The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton

    The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Far-Right in International and European Law book cover

    The Far-Right in International and European Law

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    Since the Second World War, the international community has sought to prevent the repetition of destructive far-right forces by establishing institutions such as the United Nations and by adopting documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jurisprudence and conventions directly…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law: The Obama Era and Its Legacy book cover

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law

    The Obama Era and Its Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen, Johannes Saurer

    This book analyzes developments in the jurisprudence of the US Supreme Court in the Obama era. It follows three main threads. First, it seeks to describe and characterize the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence in this period. Second, it assesses factors influencing developments in the jurisprudence.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • State Crime and Civil Activism: On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance book cover

    State Crime and Civil Activism

    On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Penny Green, Tony Ward

    State Crime and Civil Activism explores the work of non-government organisations (NGOs) challenging state violence and corruption in six countries – Colombia, Tunisia, Kenya, Turkey, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. It discusses the motives and methods of activists, and how they document and criticise…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

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