Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, Baerbel Heide Uhl

    Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as modern slavery. It is a serious criminal activity that has significant ramifications for the human rights of the victims. It poses major challenges to the state, society and individual victims. THB is not a static given but a constantly…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona book cover

    The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for state governments to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume, Grigolo borrows…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System: Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights book cover

    The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System

    Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Surya P. Subedi, OBE, QC (Hon)

    The UN human rights agenda has reached the mature age of 70 years and many UN mechanisms created to implement this agenda are themselves in their middle-age, yet human rights violations are still a daily occurrence around the globe. The scorecard of the UN human rights mechanisms appears impressive…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles book cover

    The Business of Human Rights

    Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles, 1st Edition

    By Alex Newton

    The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations’ adverse impacts on human rights in recent years. Corporations make up more than two-thirds of the world’s top economies today, and so rightly they are being called to account for their impacts on society and the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Land Reform Policy: The Challenge of Human Rights Law book cover

    Land Reform Policy

    The Challenge of Human Rights Law, 1st Edition

    By Ben Chigara

    Originally published in 2004. The book examines the possibility of resolving past and continuing social injustices that are rooted in colonial or some such other similar experience of states from a variety of perspectives. First the issue is examined from an international law perspective, which…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge: The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore book cover

    Protecting Traditional Knowledge

    The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel F. Robinson, Ahmed Abdel-Latif, Pedro Roffe

    This is the first comprehensive review of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established in 2000. It provides an in-depth consideration of the key thematic areas within WIPO discussions – genetic resources (GRs), traditional knowledge (TK)…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Justice and Violence: Political Violence, Pacifism and Cultural Transformation book cover

    Justice and Violence

    Political Violence, Pacifism and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Eric Nelson

    Originally published in 2003. Justice and Violence brings together a fascinating and varied volume that focuses on the ethics of both political violence and pacifism. Incorporating historical, geopolitical and cultural case studies, it takes a unique look at comparative analyses of these two…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights book cover

    Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Interrogation in Depth book cover

    Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high-profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United Kingdom judgment misrepresents the interrogation…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Gender, Sexuality, and the Law book cover

    Gender, Sexuality, and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debra L. DeLaet, Renée Ann Cramer

    This volume examines the role of law as a tool for advancing women’s rights and gender equity in local, national, and global contexts. Many feminist scholars note a marked failure of law to achieve goals connected to women’s rights and gender equality. Despite its limitations, law provides…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

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