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  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Autonomy of Migration?

    Appropriating Mobility within Biometric Border Regimes

    By Stephan Scheel

    This volume examines how migrants appropriate mobility in the context of biometric border controls.  Drawing from the tension between the EU’s attempt to achieve watertight border controls by means of biometric technologies and migrants’ persistence to move to and live in the EU, the volume&…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 

  • International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Self-Determination, International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    A Right in Abeyance

    By Manuela Melandri

    The right to self-determination has played a crucial role in the process of assisting oppressed people to put an end to colonial domination. Outside of the decolonization context, however, its relevance and application has constantly been challenged and debated. This book examines the role played…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice:

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. In parallel historians have deepened their interest in the place of norms of history, the establishment and development of international institutions. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation

    Edited by Frances Plimmer, William McCluskey

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation takes a thematic look at expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context. Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments and, thus, it has an impact on all societies. This book, the first of its…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 

  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all. The process was led by Eleanor Roosevelt, René Cassin and John Humphreys, and the Declaration…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    Politics in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Critical international relations is both firmly established and rapidly expanding, this Handbook offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary research in critical international politics spanning feminism, poststructuralism, interpretative approaches, postcolonialism, psychoanalysis, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 

  • Global Justice and Social Conflict

    A Critical Theory of International Law

    By Tarik Kochi

    This book critically investigates modern international law – assessing the range of its ambitions and, crucially, its failings. Drawing upon the history of early modern political thought and contemporary critical theory, the book argues that modern international law needs to be understood as an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 

  • The International Court of Justice in Maritime Disputes

    The Case of Chile and Peru

    By Julio Faundez

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 

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