Law: Public International Law

  • Social Participation in Water Governance and Management: Critical and Global Perspectives book cover

    Social Participation in Water Governance and Management

    Critical and Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate A. Berry, Eric Mollard

    Social participation in water management and governance recently became a reality in many economies and societies. Yet the dimensions in which power regulation, social equity and democracy-building are connected with participation have been only tangentially analyzed for the water sector.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda book cover

    Suiting Themselves

    How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Beder

    In this brilliantly researched expos 'communications Rottweiler' Sharon Beder blasts open the backrooms and boardrooms to reveal how the international corporate elite dictate global politics for their own benefit. Beder shows how they created business associations andthink tanks in the 1970s to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights book cover

    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System: Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights book cover

    The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System

    Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Surya P. Subedi, OBE, QC (Hon)

    The UN human rights agenda has reached the mature age of 70 years and many UN mechanisms created to implement this agenda are themselves in their middle-age, yet human rights violations are still a daily occurrence around the globe. The scorecard of the UN human rights mechanisms appears impressive…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention book cover

    Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Humanization of Arms Control: Paving the Way for a World free of Nuclear Weapons book cover

    Humanization of Arms Control

    Paving the Way for a World free of Nuclear Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rietiker

    Despite clear legal rules and political commitments, no significant progress has been made in nuclear disarmament for two decades. Moreover, not even the use of these weapons has been banned to date. New ideas and strategies are therefore necessary. The author explores an alternative approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration? book cover

    Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape

    Isolation, inspiration, integration?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Brems, Ellen Desmet, Wouter Vandenhole

    Children’s rights law is often studied and perceived in isolation from the broader field of human rights law. This volume explores the inter-relationship between children’s rights law and more general human rights law in order to see whether elements from each could successfully inform the other.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Vanishing Borders: Protecting the planet in the age of globalization book cover

    Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo book cover

    A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator: Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights book cover

    Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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