Law: Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  • Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India book cover

    Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A family that prays together, stays together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations: South African Perspectives book cover

    Conquest, Constitutionalism and Democratic Contestations

    South African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel M. Modiri

    Two decades since the enactment of South Africa’s present constitution, the durability and endurance of ‘past’ inequalities and injustices illustrate that the ‘new South Africa’ – lauded as a miracle nation with the best constitution in the world – can no longer be regarded as an unqualified…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes book cover

    The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

    After 1989 human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Political Economy for Human Rights book cover

    Political Economy for Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Couret Branco

    Over time there has been a miscommunication between mainstream economics and human rights that has paved the way to a justificatory ideology that validates the submission of human rights to the logic of market capitalism. This book shows how the discourse of mainstream economics is intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Research Methods for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm book cover

    Research Methods for International Human Rights Law

    Beyond the traditional paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg, Loveday Hodson

    The study and teaching of international human rights law is dominated by the doctrinal method. A wealth of alternative approaches exists, but they tend to be discussed in isolation from one another. This collection focuses on cross-theoretical discussion that brings together an array of different…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights, Iranian Migrants, and State Media: From Media Portrayal to Civil Reality book cover

    Human Rights, Iranian Migrants, and State Media

    From Media Portrayal to Civil Reality, 1st Edition

    By Shabnam Moinipour

    This book offers a detailed analysis of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s approach towards human rights in the media. It looks at the state-owned and state-controlled Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), employing content analysis and multimodal critical discourse analysis to explore its…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe: Order versus Justice book cover

    Politics of International Human Rights Law Promotion in Western Europe

    Order versus Justice, 1st Edition

    By Koldo Casla

    This book offers a critical reinterpretation of Western European States’ programmatic support for International Human Rights Law (IHRL) since the 1970s. It examines the systemic or structural constraints inherent to the international legal system and argues that order trumps justice in Western…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion book cover

    Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

    A Research Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi

    The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Mcdermott

    Edited by William Schabas

    This book provides a timely critical overview of both the health and trajectory of international criminal law's continuing evolution. It represents a modest collective effort to introduce an element of legal realism or critical legal studies into the academic discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

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