Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act book cover

    Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Cowell

    Since its inception in 1998 the Human Rights Act (HRA) has come in for a wide variety of criticism on legal, constitutional, political and cultural grounds. More recently, this criticism escalated significantly as politicians have seriously considered proposals for its abolition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives book cover

    Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite the protection of religious liberty at both national and supranational levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize it –&…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom: To be Fully Human book cover

    Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human, 1st Edition

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Human Rights and the Environment: Key Issues book cover

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    By Sumudu Atapattu, Andrea Schapper

    The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights. Taking a socio-legal approach, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Migration Law and the Externalization of Border Controls: European State Responsibility book cover

    Migration Law and the Externalization of Border Controls

    European State Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Anna Liguori

    Over the last few decades, both the European Union and European States have been implementing various strategies to externalize border controls with the declared intent of saving human lives and countering smuggling but with the actual end result of shifting borders, circumventing international…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law: Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control book cover

    Biometrics, Surveillance and the Law

    Societies of Restricted Access, Discipline and Control, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Smyth

    The use of biometric identification systems is rapidly increasing across the world, owing to their potential to combat terrorism, fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. However, critics of the technology complain that the creation of an extensive central register of personal information…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Emerging Technologies

  • Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Theodore Baird

    The organization of human smuggling from the Middle East and Africa through Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean has become a contemporary political concern throughout Europe, receiving intense and polarised media attention. This timely book reformulates how we conceive of human smuggling,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law book cover

    Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lülf

    While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law: Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

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