Human Rights Products

  • Routledge International Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    Variously labelled ecofeminism, feminist environmentalism and eco-gender studies, the common denominator of this body of scholarship is the analysis of the links between gender and the environment. Emerging from a critical position on the margins of such mainstream disciplines as philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking

    Edited by Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, Baerbel Heide Uhl

    Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as ‘modern slavery’. It is a serious criminal activity that has significant ramifications for the human rights of the victims. It poses major challenges to the State, society and individual victims. THB is not a static given but a constantly…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Trafficking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Mary C. Burke

    With a range of contributing subject experts from different disciplines and professions, Human Trafficking comprehensively explains human trafficking as it exists and is being addressed in the twenty-first century. This book is for undergraduate and graduate interdisciplinary courses in human…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Petersen-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Psychology Press

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By miriam cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 

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