Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties Products

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-17
    Routledge

  • Drones and Responsibility

    Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives on Remotely Controlled Weapons, 1st Edition

    By Ezio Di Nucci, Filippo Santoni de Sio

    How does the use of military drones affect the legal, political, and moral responsibility of different actors involved in their deployment and design? This volume offers a fresh contribution to the ethics of drone warfare by providing, for the first time, a systematic interdisciplinary discussion…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

    After 1989 human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Mcdermott

    Edited by William Schabas

    This book provides a timely critical overview of both the health and trajectory of international criminal law's continuing evolution. It represents a modest collective effort to introduce an element of legal realism or critical legal studies into the academic discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This book aims to augment the Ashgate series by taking stock of the current state of migration law literature. It also aims to sketch out the contours of its future long-term development, in what is now by all accounts a vastly expanded research agenda.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It explores the claim that the Act achieved a reconciliation between the protection of rights and democracy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • A Guide to International Disarmament Law

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Casey-Maslen, Tobias Vestner

    Disarmament is integral to the safeguarding and promotion of security, development, and human rights. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent each year on disarmament operations, yet no comprehensive guide exists to explain clearly the international rules governing disarmament. This book seeks to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • The Disabled Child's Participation Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Callus, Ruth Farrugia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the only UN treaty to date in which the people who are its target, that is disabled people, were actively involved in its drafting and the only one which requires the active participation of disabled people in its…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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