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  • Fundamental Social Rights at Work in the European Community book cover

    Fundamental Social Rights at Work in the European Community

    1st Edition

    By Alan C. Neal

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how the challenge of defining and developing an effective structure of fundamental social rights for workers has long been a focus for debate at European level. Even before the emergence of the 1989 Charter of Fundamental Social Rights of Workers,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender Perceptions and the Law book cover

    Gender Perceptions and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Christine R. Barker, Elizabeth A. Kirk

    Published in 1998. This collection of papers, written by leading lawyers and sociologists in the UK, focuses on the relationships between gender and the law in the context of three areas of law: family law, criminal law and equal rights. The papers argue that gender roles within society affect the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Europe's Other: European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity book cover

    Europe's Other

    European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fitzpatrick, James Henry Bergeron

    First published in 1998, this volume focuses critically on the European identity of the law of the European Union, of national law and the law of human rights. It is primarily concerned with the ways in which European identity is created through the rejection of a malign Other constituted in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Black Globalism: The International Politics of a Non-State Nation book cover

    Black Globalism

    The International Politics of a Non-State Nation, 1st Edition

    By Sterling Johnson

    First published in 1998, Black Globalism: The International Politics of a Non-state Nation examines the international political behaviour of African-Americans. From the slave revolts of Denmark Vesey and Nat Turner, to the influence of the Congressional Black Caucus on US foreign policy, the author…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexualised Crimes, Armed Conflict and the Law: The International Criminal Court and the Definitions of Rape and Forced Marriage book cover

    Sexualised Crimes, Armed Conflict and the Law

    The International Criminal Court and the Definitions of Rape and Forced Marriage, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Baumeister

    From ancient to modern times, sexualised war violence against women was tolerated if not encouraged as a means of reward, propaganda, humiliation, and terror. This was and is in defiance of international laws that have criminalised acts of sexualised war violence since the 18th century. Ad hoc…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Economic and Social Rights Law: Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication book cover

    Economic and Social Rights Law

    Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication, 1st Edition

    By Katie Boyle

    This book develops principles of adjudication to facilitate accountability for violations of Economic and Social Rights. Economic and Social Rights engage with areas relating to social justice and their violation tends to impact on the most vulnerable members of society. Taking the UK as a case…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism: Lives that Slide Out of View book cover

    Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Transformative Justice: Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition book cover

    Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Evans

    Transitional justice mechanisms employed in post-conflict and post-authoritarian contexts have largely focused upon individual violations of a narrow set of civil and political rights, as well as the provision of legal and quasi-legal remedies, such as truth commissions, amnesties and prosecutions.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Current Issues of UK Asylum Law and Policy book cover

    Current Issues of UK Asylum Law and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Nicholson, Patrick Twomey

    Published in 1998. This title brings together 18 essays by a selection of experts in the area of refugee and asylum law and policy. Each essay examines an issue of contemporary interest to those working in the refugee field in the UK. They have been selected from papers presented at a highly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law: The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights book cover

    Dignity, Degrading Treatment and Torture in Human Rights Law

    The Ends of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Webster

    Although scholars have shown longstanding interest in the boundaries of interpretation of the right not to be subjected to torture and other prohibited harm, the existing body of work does not sufficiently reflect the significance of the interpretive scope of degrading treatment. This book argues…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

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