International Law Products

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    By Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton

    The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • International Responsibility and Grave Humanitarian Crises

    Collective Provision for Human Security

    By Hannes Peltonen

    This book examines responsibility in grave humanitarian crises, focusing on the international community's collective responsibility to take action in such cases as genocide or ethnic cleansing. The idea of collective responsibility highlights how we would like to see the global level primarily as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability

    Outreach and the Role of International Courts after Conflict

    By Jessica Lincoln

    The book looks at the outreach and communication strategies employed by internationalised courts to try to understand the wider impact of international justice. This book critically examines the role of outreach within international justice focusing specifically on the role of outreach at the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Art of World-Making

    Nicholas Greenwood Onuf and his Critics

    Edited by Harry D. Gould

    On its face, The Art of World-Making focuses on honouring the career of Nicholas Greenwood Onuf and his contributions to the study of International Relations; of equal importance, however, while using Onuf’s work as their touchstone, the contributions to this volume range widely across IR theory,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar

    Engaging a Pariah Regime

    By Richard Horsey

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Sovereignty, State Failure and Human Rights

    Petty Despots and Exemplary Villains

    By Neil A. Englehart

    This book argues that the effectiveness of the state apparatus is one of the crucial variables determining human rights conditions, and that state weakness and failure is responsible for much of the human rights abuses we see today. Weak states are unable to control their own agents or to police…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System

    Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights

    By Surya P. Subedi, OBE, QC (Hon)

    The UN human rights agenda has reached the mature age of 70 years and many UN mechanisms created to implement this agenda are themselves in their middle age, yet human rights violations are still a daily occurrence around the globe. The score card of the UN human rights mechanisms appears…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Sovereignty Conflicts and International Law and Politics

    A Distributive Justice Issue

    By Jorge E. Núñez

    Many conflicts throughout the world can be characterised as sovereignty conflicts in which two States claim exclusive sovereign rights for different reasons over the same piece of land. It is increasingly clear that the available remedies have been less than successful in many of these cases, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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