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  • Border Security

    Shores of Politics, Horizons of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Chambers

    What kind of a world is one in which border security is understood as necessary? How is this transforming the shores of politics? And why does this seem to preclude a horizon of political justice for those affected? Border Security responds to these questions through an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Ethics, Law and Society

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Søren Holm

    Edited by Jennifer Gunning

    This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces written in response to specific ethical issues.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Proportionality, Equality Laws, and Religion

    Conflicts in England, Canada, and the USA, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Participation for Effective Environmental Governance

    Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Kochskämper, Edward Challies, Nicolas W. Jager, Jens Newig

    Does participatory governance benefit the environment? The European Water Framework Directive (WFD), which came into force in 2000 with the aim of revolutionizing European water governance, mandates participatory river basin management planning across the European Union. The belief of European…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Contested Property Claims

    What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager, Mikkel Thorup

    Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity when conflict over property erupts. When social actors…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Economic and Social Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    1st Edition

    By Claire Breen

    This text comprises cutting-edge research on one of the greatest global challenges: the failure to address systematic economic and social exclusion, and attendant violations of economic and social rights (ESR), as a driver of conflict. The text explores what the UN's obligation to maintain…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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