Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion: Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru book cover

    Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion

    Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

    This book addresses the effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms for repairing social cohesion. Truth commissions and reparation programs are implemented worldwide to enhance social cohesion, peace and democracy in post-conflict settings. Most claims about transitional justice measures are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Global Think Tanks: Policy Networks and Governance book cover

    Global Think Tanks

    Policy Networks and Governance, 2nd Edition

    By James G. McGann, Laura C. Whelan

    This completely revised edition of Global Think Tanks: Policy Networks and Governance provides a clear description of, and context for, the global proliferation of think tanks. It explores the origins, development and diversity of think tanks and policy networks, discusses past and current issues…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Global Perspectives on Legal Capacity Reform: Our Voices, Our Stories book cover

    Global Perspectives on Legal Capacity Reform

    Our Voices, Our Stories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eilionóir Flynn, Anna Arstein-Kerslake, Clíona de Bhailís, Maria Laura Serra

    This edited collection is the result of the Voices of Individuals: Collectively Exploring Self-determination (VOICES) based at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy, National University of Ireland Galway. Focusing on the exercise of legal capacity under Article 12 of the UN Convention on the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Implications and Challenges for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Implications and Challenges for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative, and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations: The Constitution of Supranationalism book cover

    Constituent Power and the Legitimacy of International Organizations

    The Constitution of Supranationalism, 1st Edition

    By John G. Oates

    This book develops a constitutional theory of international organization to explain the legitimation supranational organizations. Supranational organizations play a key role in contemporary global governance, but recent events like Brexit and the threat by South Africa to withdraw from the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Birthing Outside the System: The Canary in the Coal Mine book cover

    Birthing Outside the System

    The Canary in the Coal Mine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard, Virginia Schmied

    This book investigates why women choose ‘birth outside the system’ and makes connections between women’s right to choose where they birth and violations of human rights within maternity care systems. Choosing to birth at home can force women out of mainstream maternity care, despite research…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Stéphanie Bijlmakers

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law examines the responsibilities of business enterprises for human rights from a legal perspective. It analyses the legal status of the ‘corporate responsibility to respect human rights’ as articulated by the United Nations Guiding Principles…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Transparency: New Trajectories in Law book cover

    Transparency

    New Trajectories in Law, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Adams

    This book critiques the contemporary recourse to transparency in law and policy. This is, ostensibly, the information age. At the heart of the societal shift toward digitalisation, is the call for transparency and the liberalisation of information and data. Yet, with the recent rise of concerns…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    New Trajectories in Law

  • Childhood Abused: Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment book cover

    Childhood Abused

    Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Van Bueren

    First published in 1998, this book seeks to consider the application of international human rights standards to situations where children are at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Each of the contributors authoritatively examines torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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