Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom: The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom book cover

    Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom, 1st Edition

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice: Continuing Challenges book cover

    The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice

    Continuing Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin Egede, Mark Igiehon

    On the 10th of October 2002 the International Court of Justice delivered the Bakassi decision, which, amongst other things, excised the resource rich land and maritime territory of Bakassi from Nigeria and transferred its legal title to Cameroon. These two countries under the auspices of the United…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Legal Challenges to the Far-Right: Lessons from England and Wales book cover

    Legal Challenges to the Far-Right

    Lessons from England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    The work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them. It looks at the role of criminal law in tackling hate speech and hate crime and assesses how English law deals with political…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods book cover

    Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O’Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book is the first legal geography book to explicitly engage in method. It complements this by also bringing together different perspectives on the emerging school of legal geography. It explores human–environment interactions and showcases distinct environmental legal geography scholarship.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend toward…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-06
    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 – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Women and International Human Rights Law: Universal Periodic Review in Practice book cover

    Women and International Human Rights Law

    Universal Periodic Review in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gayatri H. Patel

    This book presents the findings of the first comprehensive study on the most recent and most unique and innovative method of monitoring international human rights law at the United Nations. Since its existence, there has yet to be a complete and comprehensive book solely dedicated to exploring the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights: Identity, Advocacy and Norms book cover

    Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights

    Identity, Advocacy and Norms, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Lennox

    This book explores the ways in which minority groups across the world are reshaping the international minority rights protection system. It documents the actions of four major groups that are using transnational social mobilisation to achieve recognition of their identities and their rights. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Domestic Military Powers, Law and Human Rights: Calling Out the Armed Forces book cover

    Domestic Military Powers, Law and Human Rights

    Calling Out the Armed Forces, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head

    This book examines the national and international law, human rights and civil liberties issues involved in governments calling out the armed forces to deal with civil unrest or terrorism. The introduction of domestic military powers has become an international trend. Troops already have been seen…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Refugee Dignity in Protracted Exile: Rights, Capabilities and Legal Empowerment book cover

    Refugee Dignity in Protracted Exile

    Rights, Capabilities and Legal Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lise Purkey

    This book investigates how effective human rights and the inherent dignity of refugees can be secured in situations of protracted exile and encampment. The book deploys an innovative human rights-based capabilities approach to address fundamental questions relating to law, power, governance,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

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