Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • 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

  • Modern Slavery Legislation: Drafting History and Comparisons between Australia, UK and the USA book cover

    Modern Slavery Legislation

    Drafting History and Comparisons between Australia, UK and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Sunil Rao

    This book will aid understanding and interpretation of the Californian, UK and Australian Modern Slavery Acts, and will provide an in-depth three-way comparative analysis between the three Acts. Modern slavery is a new legal compliance issue, with new legislation enacted in California (…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

  • Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights (Open Access) book cover

    Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Antoine Buyse, Antonius C. G. M. Robben

    In Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights the combined analytical efforts of the fields of human rights law, conflict studies, anthropology, history, media studies, gender studies, and critical race and postcolonial studies raise a comprehensive understanding of the discursive and visual mediation…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transitional Justice from State to Civil Society: Democratization in Indonesia book cover

    Transitional Justice from State to Civil Society

    Democratization in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Sri Lestari Wahyuningroem

    This book is the first to offer an in-depth analysis of transitional justice as an unfinished agenda in Indonesia’s democracy. Examining the implementation of transitional justice measures in post-authoritarian Indonesia, this book analyses the factors within the democratic transition that either…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • 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

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