Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties Products

  • Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Philipps, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the claimed redemptive role of human rights law in resolving historical conflicts. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of historical injustices arising from…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights

    By Jernej Letnar Černič

    In the past decade, companies have become increasingly aware of their corporate, social and human responsibilities. However, with the exception of a few isolated cases, access to justice has barely improved, particularly for or violations of socio-economic rights. In most cases of human rights…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics has recently increased dramatically, but challenges of practical implementation remain. Issues such as climate change, water scarcity, privatisation and conflict over water resources have heightened this interest, especially where outcomes are environmentally…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada and the USA

    By Megan Pearson

    This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These disputes are often high-profile and frequently receive a lot of media attention and public debate. Starting from the basis that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every generation finds a new reason for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Natural Law and Religious Freedom aims to address what is relatively…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Rosa Freedman

    Bringing together leading academics from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law – that theory motivates and enables – the writings…

    Hardback – 2017-02-18 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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