Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution: Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible book cover

    Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K. T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria: Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law book cover

    The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria

    Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Yasmine Nahlawi

    This book offers a novel and contemporary examination of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) doctrine from an international legal perspective and analyses how the doctrine was applied within the Libyan and Syrian conflicts as two recent and highly significant R2P cases. The book dissects each of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Rights: Troubling Subjects book cover

    Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Rights

    Troubling Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Young

    Analysing how Indigenous Peoples come to be identifiable as bearers of human rights, this book considers how individuals and communities claim the right of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) as Indigenous peoples. The basic notion of FPIC is that states should seek Indigenous peoples’ consent…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law: Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law

    Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Simon McKenzie

    It has been over 50 years since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories. It is estimated that there are over 600,000 Israeli settlers living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and they are supported, protected, and maintained by the Israeli state. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Texts and Materials on International Human Rights book cover

    Texts and Materials on International Human Rights

    4th Edition

    By Rhona K.M. Smith

    Texts and Materials on International Human Rights offers a carefully tailored overview of the subject that covers sources and theories, institutions and structures, and substantive rights. The fourth edition is fully updated to include all key developments in the law, in particular issues around…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Criminal Defence at Police Stations: A Comparative and Empirical Study book cover

    Criminal Defence at Police Stations

    A Comparative and Empirical Study, 1st Edition

    By Anna Pivaty

    Criminal defence at the investigative stage has attracted growing attention due to the shifting focus of the criminal process onto pre-trial stages, and the recent European regulations adopted in this area. Increasingly, justice practitioners and legislators across the EU have begun to realise that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Transformative Law and Public Policy book cover

    Transformative Law and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sony Pellissery, Babu Mathew, Avinash Govindjee, Arvind Narrain

    This book explores the convergence of law and public policy. Drawing on case studies from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, it examines how judicial and political institutions are closely linked to the socio-economic concerns of the citizens. The essays argue for the utilization of both…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge India

  • The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law book cover

    The Logic of Equality

    A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    This title was first published in 2003. The Logic of Equality proposes a formal-logical method for examining the indeterminacy of legal discourse, using the example of the non-discrimination norm. It shows that the indeterminacy of a legal concept does not mean that it is completely chaotic - the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Africa and International Criminal Justice: Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Africa and International Criminal Justice

    Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Marriage Trafficking: Women in Forced Wedlock book cover

    Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

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