Human Rights Products

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis looking at the global flesh-and-blood impact of the securitization of health on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Ethics and Security Automata

    Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force

    By Sean Welsh

    Can security automata (robots and AIs) make moral decisions to apply force on humans correctly? If they can make such decisions, ought they be used to do so? Will security automata increase or decrease aggregate risk to humans? What regulation is appropriate? Addressing these important issues this…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Human Rights in Democracies

    By Peter Haschke

    Violations of the right to the physical integrity of the person, such as torture, cruel and unusual punishment, extra-judicial executions, disappearances, and political imprisonment have long been treated as an anomaly in democratically governed societies. In the current literature on human rights,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Tax Havens and International Human Rights

    By Paul Beckett

    This book sails in uncharted waters. It takes a human rights based approach to tax havens, and is a detailed analysis of structures and the laws which generate and support these. It makes plain the unscrupulous or merely indifferent ways in which, using tax havens, businesses and individuals…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Equal Recognition, Minority Rights and Liberal Democracy

    Alan Patten and His Critics

    Edited by Sergi Morales-Gálvez, Nenad Stojanovic

    Multiculturalism is not à la mode nowadays. It is attacked by both right-wing populists and mainstream politicians and leaders of liberal democracies. Indeed, conflicts surrounding cultural diversity and recognition are among the most salient issues in contemporary societies. Should liberal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Jurisdiction, Immunity and Transnational Human Rights Litigation

    By Xiaodong Yang

    This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua

    By Budi Hernawan

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • UNHCR as a Surrogate State

    Protracted Refugee Situations

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    International organizations (IOs) that focus on refugees are finding themselves spread increasingly thin. As the scale of displacement reaches historic levels—protracted refugee situations now average 26 years—organizations are staying for years on end, often working well beyond their original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Noncitizenism

    Recognising Noncitizen Capabilities in a World of Citizens

    By Tendayi Bloom

    Noncitizens have always been present in liberal political philosophy. Often hard to situate within traditional frameworks that prioritise citizenship, noncitizens can appear voice-less and rights-less, which has implications for efforts towards global justice and justice in migration. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

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