Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties Products

  • The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control

    International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity

    By Nerida Chazal

    The International Criminal Court was established in 2002 to prosecute War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and Genocide. At its genesis the ICC was expected to help prevent atrocities from arising or escalating by ending the impunity of leaders and administering punishment for the commission of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Law and Practice of the European Social Committee

    By Francesco Seatzu, Amaya Ubeda de Torres

    In 2011 the European Social Charter, the first human rights treaty entirely devoted to economic, social and cultural rights celebrated its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the instrument has undergone several fundamental changes, including a substantial revision in 1996 and the enactment of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 2

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jörg Fedtke

    Particularly valuable for both academics and practitioners, Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study analyzes the interaction between constitutional rights, freedoms and private law. Focusing primarily on civil and political rights, an international team of constitutional and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

  • Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jörg Fedtke

    This book is a companion volume to Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study Volumes 1 and 2, which analysed the effect of human rights on private relationships in a range of democratic jurisdictions around the world. This book looks at a number of additional important…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

  • Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Sumudu Atapattu

    Despite the clear link between climate change and human rights with the potential for virtually all protected rights to be undermined as a result of climate change, its catastrophic impact on human beings was not really understood as a human rights issue until recently. This book examines the link…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two powerful free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Rasmus Dahlberg, Olivier Rubin, Morten Thanning Vendelø

    Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge

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