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  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective book cover

    Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia: Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh book cover

    Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh, 1st Edition

    By Dina Afrianty

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company: Innovation and corporate social responsibility book cover

    Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Peacebuilding in Crisis: Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation book cover

    Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management book cover

    UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • International Engagement in China’s Human Rights book cover

    International Engagement in China’s Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Titus Chen, Dingding Chen

    Since the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 there has been increasing international pressure on China to improve its approach to human rights, whilst at the same time the Chinese government has itself realised that it needs to improve its approach, and has indeed done much to implement improvements…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law: A Practical Inquiry book cover

    Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law

    A Practical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Jakubowski, Karolina Wierczyńska

    The current system of international law is experiencing profound transformations. Indeed, the simultaneous processes of globalization combined with the disintegration of international systems of governance and law-making pose complex challenges for legal scholarship. The doctrinal response to these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Equity and Equitable Principles in the World Trade Organization: Addressing Conflicts and Overlaps between the WTO and Other Regimes book cover

    Equity and Equitable Principles in the World Trade Organization

    Addressing Conflicts and Overlaps between the WTO and Other Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Anastasios Gourgourinis

    This book analyses whether, and how, equity and equitable principles can be employed as juridical tools in the legal reasoning of judges and lawyers in World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes where there is interaction between norms derived from the multilateral trade regime and other international…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Responding to Modern Genocide: At the Confluence of Law and Politics book cover

    Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mark D. Kielsgard

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective book cover

    Climate Change and Human Rights

    An International and Comparative Law Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ottavio Quirico, Mouloud Boumghar

    Do anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions affect human rights? Should fundamental rights constrain climate policies? Scientific evidence demonstrates that anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions contribute to increasing atmospheric temperatures, soon passing the compromising threshold of 2° C.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Comparative Executive Clemency: The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective book cover

    Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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