Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties Products

  • Legal Accountability and Britain's Wars 2000-2015

    By Peter Rowe

    This book discusses the manner in which Britain’s wars, which took place between 2000 and 2015, have interacted with the relevant principles of international law and English law for the purpose, primarily, of considering legal accountability. During a debate in the House of Lords in 2005 a former…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Outside Criminology

    Selected Essays by Stanley Cohen

    By Tom Daems

    Stanley Cohen (1942-2013) has proven to be one of the most influential figures in the field of criminology and human rights within the last 40 years. His prolific work contributes not only to the study of crime, deviance and control but also to human rights. This volume brings together a broad…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Barbara Gornik, Birgit Sauer, Daniel Senovilla Hernández

    Unaccompanied minor migrants (UAM) are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • 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 – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Representation, Rhetoric, Reality

    Edited by Eleanor Drywood, Michelle Farrell, Edel Hughes

    Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly contested in politics and in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Business and Human Rights

    History, Law and Policy - Bridging the Accountability Gap

    By Nadia Bernaz

    The raison d’être of a business corporation is to generate profits. How to reconcile profit-making and respect for sometimes contradictory human rights standards, especially in areas where respect for the rule of law is not prevalent, is one of the key questions raised by the field of business and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Seeking Justice in International Law

    The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    By Mauro Barelli

    Today human rights represent a primary concern of the international legal system. The international community’s commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights, however, does not always produce the results hoped for by the advocates of a more justice-oriented system of international law.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice

    The radical potential of human rights

    By Radhika Balakrishnan, James Heintz, Diane Elson

    The dominant approach to economic policy has so far failed to adequately address the pressing challenges the world faces today: extreme poverty, widespread joblessness and precarious employment, burgeoning inequality, and large-scale environmental threats. This message was brought home forcibly by…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The fate of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject, which also raises increasingly complex legal questions. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. It looks primarily at the laws in England and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Development in International Law

    By Tahmina Karimova

    This book addresses the legal issues raised by the interaction between human rights and development in contemporary international law. In particular, it charts the parameters of international law that states have to take into account in order to protect human rights in the process of development.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    By Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

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