Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law book cover

    China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution: The Supreme Court’s Challenge book cover

    Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz

    In the past few years, constitutional courts have been presented with new challenges. The world financial crisis, the new wave of terrorism, mass migration and other country-specific problems have had wide-ranging effects on the old and embedded constitutional standards and judicial constructions.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence book cover

    Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Legal Protection of Women From Violence: Normative Gaps in International Law book cover

    The Legal Protection of Women From Violence

    Normative Gaps in International Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rashida Manjoo, Jackie Jones

    Violence against women remains one of the most pervasive human rights violations in the world today, and it permeates every society, at every level. Such violence is considered a systemic, widespread and pervasive human rights violation, experienced largely by women because they are women. Yet at…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution: Origins and Future book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution

    Origins and Future, 1st Edition

    By Luke Beck

    This book examines the origins of Australia’s constitutional religious freedom provision. It explores, on the one hand, the political activities and motives of religious leaders seeking to give the Australian Constitution a religious character and, on the other, the political activities and motives…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media: Lessons from Nordic Approaches book cover

    Human Rights Law and Regulating Freedom of Expression in New Media

    Lessons from Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi, Jukka Viljanen, Eiríkur Jónsson, Artūrs Kučs

    The Nordic countries are well known globally for their high human rights standards and, at the same time, high degree of internet freedom. This edited collection reveals how the Nordic countries have succeeded in the task of protecting freedom of expression in the new media. It contains an overview…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging: The Right to Equal Belonging in a Democratic Society book cover

    Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in a Democratic Society, 1st Edition

    By Elena Drymiotou

    While every constitution includes a provision over the right to equal protection of the laws, perhaps with different terminology, this book interprets this right in a new way. Theories of the right to equal protection of the laws as the right to anti-subordination are the most influential theories…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law: Common Law Perspectives book cover

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and International Human Rights Law

    Common Law Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    This book identifies, analyses and discusses the nexus of legal issues that have emerged in recent years around sexuality and gender. It audits these against specific human rights requirements and evaluates the outcomes as evidenced in the legislation and caselaw of six leading common law…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law: Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition book cover

    National Security, Personal Privacy and the Law

    Surveying Electronic Surveillance and Data Acquisition, 1st Edition

    By Sybil Sharpe

    There have been significant changes in public attitudes towards surveillance in the last few years as a consequence of the Snowden disclosures and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This book re-evaluates competing arguments between national security and personal privacy. The increased assimilation…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

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