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  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa: From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge book cover

    Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge, 1st Edition

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-19
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone book cover

    Justice and Security Reform

    Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Denney

    Justice and Security Reform: Development Agencies and Informal Institutions in Sierra Leone undertakes a deep contextual analysis of the reform of the country’s security and justice sectors since the end of the civil war in 2002. Arguing that the political and bureaucratic nature of development…

    Hardback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice book cover

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Michalowski

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages…

    Hardback – 2013-09-03
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration: The Andean Court as an Engine of Development book cover

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development, 1st Edition

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an…

    Hardback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative?: A critical review of 50 years of land law reform in Eastern Africa 1961 – 2011 book cover

    Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative?

    A critical review of 50 years of land law reform in Eastern Africa 1961 – 2011, 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…

    Hardback – 2013-07-01
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention book cover

    Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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