Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties Products

  • Access to Justice and Human Security

    Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa

    By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communities. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health examines critical issues and debates, including access to knowledge and medicinal products, human rights and development, innovations in life technologies and the possibility for ethical frameworks for intellectual property law and its application in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals)

    The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom

    By Rosamund Thomas

    This prize-winning book, first published in 1991, provides a detailed legal account of the development of the UK Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989. In particular, the Espionage section (s.1) of this criminal law is analysed carefully, illustrated by leading cases of UK spies prosecuted under this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Accessing and Implementing Human Rights and Justice

    Edited by Kurt Mills, Melissa Labonte

    Accessing human rights and justice mechanisms is a pressing issue in global politics. Although an understanding of justice is inherent in broad human rights discourses, there is no clear consensus on how to develop adequate means of accessing them in order to make a difference in people’s…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Global Trends and Transitions in Security Expertise

    Nuclear Deterrence to Climate Change and Back Again

    By James G. McGann

     The scope of Security and International Affairs research has expanded tremendously since the end of the Cold War to include topics beyond the realm of war studies or military statecraft. The field—once devoted solely to the study of conventional military and nuclear security issues—has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance

    Edited by Sébastien Duyck, Sébastien Jodoin, Alyssa Johl

    Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the necessity for governments to take into…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Freedom from Religion and Human Rights Law

    Strengthening the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief for Non-Religious and Atheist Rights-Holders

    By Marika McAdam

    Although human rights belong to all persons on the basis of their humanity, this book demonstrates that in the practice of international human rights law, the freedom to be non-religious or atheist does not receive the same protection as the freedom to be religious. Despite the claimed universality…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    Edited by Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager, Helle Porsdam

    Today it is widely recognised that the 'long 1970s' was a decisive international transition period during which traditional, collective-oriented socio-economic interest and welfare policies were increasingly replaced by the more individually and neo-liberally oriented value policies of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

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