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  • Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives book cover

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past book cover

    Truth, Denial and Transition

    Northern Ireland and the Contested Past, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Lawther

    Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past makes a unique and timely contribution to the transitional justice field. In contrast to the focus on truth and those societies where truth recovery has been central to dealing with the aftermath of human rights violations,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Wild Law - In Practice book cover

    Wild Law - In Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Maloney, Peter Burdon

    Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • From the Global to the Local: How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children book cover

    From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Schapper

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Transitional Justice Theories book cover

    Transitional Justice Theories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Disobedience: Concept and Practice book cover

    Disobedience

    Concept and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Loizidou

    Disobedience has been practiced and considered since time immemorial. The aim of this edited collection is to explore the concept and practice of disobedience through the prism of contemporary ideas and events. Past writings on disobedience represented it as a largely political practice that…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Queer Necropolitics book cover

    Queer Necropolitics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jin Haritaworn, Adi Kuntsman, Silvia Posocco

    This book comes at a time when the intrinsic and self-evident value of queer rights and protections, from gay marriage to hate crimes, is increasingly put in question. It assembles writings that explore the new queer vitalities within their wider context of structural violence and neglect. Moving…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative? book cover

    Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa

    Traditional or Transformative?, 1st Edition

    By Patrick McAuslan

    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justice book cover

    Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism book cover

    Human Security, Law and the Prevention of Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Andrej Zwitter

    This study examines two important questions regarding terrorism and political violence: which threats to human security constitute root causes for collective violence and which adequate responses for these root causes are available to the international community. The responses are examined on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform book cover

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    1st Edition

    By George Meszaros

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.  Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Families of the Missing: A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice book cover

    Families of the Missing

    A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice, 1st Edition

    By Simon Robins

    Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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