Human Rights Products

  • Refugees in Extended Exile

    Living on the Edge

    By Jennifer Hyndman, Wenona Giles

    This book argues that the international refugee regime and its ‘temporary’ humanitarian interventions have failed. Most refugees across the global live in ‘protracted’ conditions that extend from years to decades, without legal status that allows them to work and establish a home. It is contended…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    How have politico-legal events regarding global terror and financial crisis, for example, impacted on human rights and their politics? What is the relationship between human rights and regimes of power? Can human rights still be considered an emancipatory discourse? Indeed, were they ever a truly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Fernand de Varennes, Christie May Gardiner

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia provides a multidisciplinary account of areas of ongoing concern for human rights across Asia. Development pressures, civil conflict, internal unrest and unstable governments contribute to the human rights volatility of the region. Chapters cover rights…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Elaine Fishwick, Marinella Marmo

    The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by its critical application of human rights law and principles. This collection explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Political Torture in Popular Culture

    The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate

    By Alex Adams

    Political Torture in Popular Culture argues that the literary, filmic, and popular cultural representation of political torture has been one of the defining dimensions of the torture debate that has taken place in the course of the post-9/11 global war on terrorism. The book argues that cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Europe Anti-Power

    Ressentiment and Exceptionalism in EU Debate

    By Michael Loriaux

    The EU seeks to define a role for itself in power politics while remaining firm in its rejection of power politics. In order to make power compatible with the European project, EU debate has appended a number of progressive adjectives to the word "power," adjectives like "civilian" and "normative,"…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Human Rights Law in Europe

    The Influence, Overlaps and Contradictions of the EU and the ECHR

    Edited by Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou, Theodore Konstadinides, Tobias Lock, Noreen O'Meara

    This book provides analysis and critique of the dual protection of human rights in Europe by assessing the developing legal relationship between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The book offers a comprehensive consideration of the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law

    Edited by Scott Sheeran, Sir Nigel Rodley

    The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge

  • European Asylum Law and the Rights of the Child

    By Ciara Smyth

    The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international and regional human rights law. In the last decade the European Union has…

    Paperback – 2016-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book seeks to address two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

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