Human Rights Products

  • Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples

    New Rights or Same Old Wrongs?

    Edited by Irene Bellier, Jennifer Hays

    The adoption of the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was heralded as the beginning of a new era for Indigenous Peoples’ participation in global governance bodies, as well as for the realization of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and self-determination. The category of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    By Costas Douzinas

    In advanced western societies, human rights have mutated, expanded and turned into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept of morals and politics, as well as in the forging of individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 

  • Ontological Entanglements, Agency and Ethics in a Global World

    By Laura Zanotti

    While the relevance of ontological commitments for epistemology and methodology in International Relations have been the subject of growing debate for several years, the implications for ethics and political agency of embracing an ontology of entanglement have remained unexplored. This work&…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • Human Rights and Justice

    Philosophical, Economic, and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Melissa Labonte, Kurt Mills

    The relationship between human rights and justice is significant, deep, and ultimately contested. The two terms themselves – human rights and justice – have experienced both conceptual and operational pushback from many quarters in recent years. Although an understanding of justice is inherent in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Global Institutions

  • Humanitarianism

    A Dictionary of Concepts

    Edited by Tim Allen, Anna Macdonald, Henry Radice

    A Dictionary of Humanitarianism brings together leading experts, including many of the critical writers whose work led to the establishment of humanitarian studies in the first place. The field of humanitarianism is profoundly characterised by uncertainty, by a constant need to respond with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 

  • Testifying to Trauma

    The Codification of Atrocity in Humanitarian Law

    By Kirsten Campbell, Hannah Starman, Sari Wastell

    How do genocide and war crimes survivors become legal witnesses? Some fifty years after the criminal prosecutions of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals of World War Two, we have yet to fully understand how law codifies the traumas of genocides and war crimes. This problem has taken on a new…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • Moral Obligations and Sovereignty in International Relations

    A Genealogy of Humanitarianism

    By Andrea Paras

    This project examines the history of humanitarianism in international relations by tracing the relationship between transnational moral obligation and sovereignty from the 16th century to the present. It answers the question: how has contemporary humanitarianism become the dominant framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Global Institutions

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet

    This edited volume explores new directions in research on indigenous peoples and their rights. The book proposes a move towards a field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’, characterised by taking a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach towards indigenous peoples combined with an…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law, Obligation, Community

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Transformative Justice

    Remedying Human Rights Violations Beyond Transition

    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.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Transitional Justice

  • Accessing and Implementing Human Rights and Justice

    Edited by Kurt Mills, Melissa Labonte

    Accessing human rights and justice mechanisms is a pressing issue in global politics. Although an understanding of justice is inherent in broad human rights discourses, there is no clear consensus on how to develop adequate means of accessing them in order to make a difference in people’s…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20 
    Global Institutions

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