Law: Socio-Legal Studies - International Law & Politics

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion: Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru book cover

    Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion

    Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

    This book addresses the effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms for repairing social cohesion. Truth commissions and reparation programs are implemented worldwide to enhance social cohesion, peace and democracy in post-conflict settings. Most claims about transitional justice measures are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance book cover

    Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Jan Petrov, Katarína Šipulová, Hubert Smekal, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror book cover

    Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of Western democracy, free speech and tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the USA fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law: The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason book cover

    Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant’s global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book argues that to understand the complexities of our current legal-institutional arrangements, we first need an insight into Kant’s global politics, and highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Collective Punishment and Human Rights Law: Addressing Gaps in International Law book cover

    Collective Punishment and Human Rights Law

    Addressing Gaps in International Law, 1st Edition

    By Cornelia Klocker

    This book analyses collective punishment in the context of human rights law. Collective punishment is a concept deriving from the law of armed conflict. It describes the punishment of a group for an act allegedly committed by one of its members and is prohibited in times of armed conflict. Although…

    Hardback – 2020-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and Resistance: Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial book cover

    Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial, 1st Edition

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

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