Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition: Caretaker Government in Bangladesh book cover

    The Politics and Law of Democratic Transition

    Caretaker Government in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Zaman Khan

    Peaceful legal and political ‘changing of the guards’ is taken for granted in developed democracies, but is not evident everywhere. As a relatively new democracy, marred by long periods of military rule, Bangladesh has been encountering serious problems because of a prevailing culture of mistrust,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors: Distance in international law book cover

    The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law, 1st Edition

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the exercise of authority by the UN Security Council and its subsidiary organs over individuals. The UN Security Council was created in 1945 as an outcome of World War II under the predominant assumption that it exercises its authority against states. Under this assumption, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sovereignty, State Failure and Human Rights: Petty Despots and Exemplary Villains book cover

    Sovereignty, State Failure and Human Rights

    Petty Despots and Exemplary Villains, 1st Edition

    By Neil Englehart

    This book argues that the effectiveness of the state apparatus is one of the crucial variables determining human rights conditions, and that state weakness and failure is responsible for much of the human rights abuses we see today. Weak states are unable to control their own agents or to police…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Normality and Disability: Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture book cover

    Normality and Disability

    Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Linda Steele, Jessica Robyn Cadwallader

    Hotly contested, normality remains a powerful, complex category in contemporary law and culture. What is little realized are the ways in which disability underpins and shapes the operation of norms and the power dynamics of normalization. This pioneering collection explores the place of law in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Freedom from Religion and Human Rights Law: Strengthening the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief for Non-Religious and Atheist Rights-Holders book cover

    Freedom from Religion and Human Rights Law

    Strengthening the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief for Non-Religious and Atheist Rights-Holders, 1st Edition

    By Marika McAdam

    Although human rights belong to all persons on the basis of their humanity, this book demonstrates that in the practice of international human rights law, the freedom to be non-religious or atheist does not receive the same protection as the freedom to be religious. Despite the claimed universality…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Law and International Religious Freedom: The Rise and Decline of the American Model book cover

    Law and International Religious Freedom

    The Rise and Decline of the American Model, 1st Edition

    By Pasquale Annicchino

    This book analyzes the promotion and protection of freedom of religion in the international arena with a particular focus on the role and influence of the US International Religious Freedom Act, 1998. It also investigates the impact of the IRFA on the legislation and policies of third countries and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law: A Principled Approach book cover

    The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Guatemala, the Question of Genocide book cover

    Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law book cover

    China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Hui Zhong

    China is a country that is rich in antiquities, but it is also a victim of looting that occurred during the period from the First Opium War to the end of the Japanese Occupation (1840–1945) when innumerable cultural objects were lost overseas. The Chinese Government insists on asserting its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa book cover

    Access to Justice and Human Security

    Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communities. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles: The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights book cover

    International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cinzia Caporale, Ilja Richard Pavone

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 2005, marked a significant step towards the recognition of universal standards in the field of science and medicine. This book provides an overview of the ethical and legal developments which have occurred in the field of bioethics and human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

8Series in Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

Product Search