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  • The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Zach Richards

    Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice. It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Evans

    Transitional justice mechanisms employed in post-conflict and post-authoritarian contexts have largely focused upon individual violations of a narrow set of civil and political rights, as well as the provision of legal and quasi-legal remedies, such as truth commissions, amnesties and prosecutions.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Cambodia, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Killean

    While international criminal courts have often been declared as bringing ‘justice’ to victims, their procedures and outcomes historically showed little reflection of the needs and interests of victims themselves. This situation has changed significantly over the last sixty years; victims are…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Figuring Victims in International Criminal Justice

    The case of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, 1st Edition

    By Maria Elander

    Most discourses on victims in international criminal justice take the subject of victims for granted, as an identity and category existing exogenously to the judicial process. This book takes a different approach. Through a close reading of the institutional practices of one particular court, it…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge

  • The Crimmigrant Other

    Migration and Penal Power, 1st Edition

    By Katja Franko

    Contemporary Western societies are increasingly geared towards the production of immigrant illegality. This book examines these processes and outlines how the figure of the "crimmigrant other" has emerged not only as a central object of media and political discourse, but also as a distinct penal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People's Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women and International Human Rights Law

    Universal Periodic Review in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gayatri H Patel

    This book presents the findings of the first comprehensive study on the most recent, and most unique and innovative method of monitoring international human rights law at the United Nations. Since its existence, there has yet to be a complete and comprehensive book solely dedicated to exploring the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Rights

    Troubling Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Young

    Analysing how Indigenous Peoples come to be identifiable as bearers of human rights, this book considers how individuals and communities claim the right of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) as Indigenous peoples.The basic notion of FPIC is that states should seek Indigenous peoples’ consent…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Transitional Justice from State to Civil Society

    Democratization in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Sri Lestari Wahyuningroem

    This book is the first to offer an in-depth analysis of transitional justice as an unfinished agenda in Indonesia’s democracy. Examining the implementation of transitional justice measures in post-authoritarian Indonesia, this book analyses the factors within the democratic transition that either…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria

    Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law, 1st Edition

    By Yasmine Nahlawi

    This book offers a novel and contemporary examination of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) doctrine from an international legal perspective and analyses how the doctrine was applied within the Libyan and Syrian conflicts as two recent and highly significant R2P cases. The book dissects each of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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