Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • Human Rights and Drug Control: A New Perspective book cover

    Human Rights and Drug Control

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Bone

    This book uses a human rights perspective – developed philosophically, politically and legally – to change the way in which we think about drug control issues. The prohibitionist approach towards tackling the ‘drugs problem’ is not working. The laws and mentality that see drugs as the problem and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • China, the EU and International Investment Law: Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement book cover

    China, the EU and International Investment Law

    Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuwen Li, Tong Qi, Cheng Bian

    This book provides an original and critical analysis of the most contentious subjects being negotiated in the China–EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). It focuses on the pathway of reforming investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) from both Chinese and European perspectives in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law: Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary book cover

    Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law

    Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Belov

    This book examines how the judicialization of politics, and the politicization of courts, affect representative democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers. This volume critically assesses the phenomena of judicialization of politics and politicization of the judiciary. It explores the rising…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Human Rights in India book cover

    Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder Juss

    This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe book cover

    Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The work presents an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to the complicated power relations surrounding the recognition and implementation of Indigenous Peoples’ rights at multiple scales. The adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 was heralded as the beginning…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty: The Impact of Desecularization book cover

    Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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