• Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies book cover

    Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet, Katrijn Vanhees

    The field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’ is a complex one that benefits from an interdisciplinary perspective and a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach to indigenous peoples. This book draws on sociology of law, anthropology, political sciences and legal sciences in order to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change book cover

    The Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vesselin Popovski

    In December 2015, 196 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, seen as a decisive landmark for global action to stop human- induced climate change. The Paris Agreement will replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol which expires in 2020, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance book cover

    Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all.  With contributions from President Jimmy Carter, UNESCO Secretary General…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary D. Rawnsley, Craig Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Handbook of Biopolitics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Biopolitics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergei Prozorov, Simona Rentea

    The problematic of biopolitics has become increasingly important in the social sciences. Inaugurated by Michel Foucault’s genealogical research on the governance of sexuality, crime and mental illness in modern Europe, the research on biopolitics has developed into a broader interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Christensen, Per Lægreid

    There is growing concern that welfare states are inefficient, unsustainable and lack popular support. New Public Management reforms affected the balance between managerial and political accountability and disrupted administrative, legal, professional and social accountability, causing confusion as…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
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  • The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Morel, Matt Qvortrup

    Over the last 30 years referendums have played an increasingly important role in determining government policy. Recent high profile referendums in Scotland, Catalonia and Ukraine have continued the movement towards independence referendums following decolonization and the end of the Cold War. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
    Routledge

  • Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism: Toward a New Management Approach book cover

    Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism

    Toward a New Management Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa G.B. Gowreesunkar

    Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism has recently emerged as a prominent topic of research and considers new risks that jeopardize tourism travel to destinations that have recently experienced climate-related disasters, civil conflicts, and other challenges. This volume presents a host of…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey: Political Violence, Fear and Pain book cover

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Ramazan Aras

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Islam, Blasphemy, and Human Rights in Indonesia: The Trial of Ahok book cover

    Islam, Blasphemy, and Human Rights in Indonesia

    The Trial of Ahok, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Peterson

    Using the high-profile 2017 blasphemy trial of the former governor of Jakarta, Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama, as its sole case study, this book assesses whether Indonesia’s liberal democratic human rights legal regime can withstand the rise of growing Islamist majoritarian sentiment. Specifically,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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