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  • 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 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Human Smuggling in the East Mediterranean

    By Theodore Baird

    The organization of human smuggling from the Middle East and Africa through Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean has become a contemporary political concern throughout Europe, receiving intense and polarised media attention. This timely book reformulates how we conceive of human smuggling,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Transitional Justice and Legacies of State Violence

    By Lisa White

    As politicians, public bodies and non-Governmental organisations continue to profess an interest in making peace with the past, this highly original study explores the motivation, significance and legacy of ‘making public’ experiences of state violence in Northern Ireland. Based on a synthesis of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals

    A transformational agenda for an insecure world

    By Felix Dodds, Ambassador David Donoghue, Jimena Leiva Roesch

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of seventeen goals and targets agreed by UN member states to frame their policy agendas for the next fifteen years (2015 to 2030). Written by three authors who have been engaged in the development of the SDGs from the beginning,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Fenwick on Civil Liberties & Human Rights

    5th Edition

    By Helen Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    More than merely describing the evolution of human rights and civil liberties law, this classic textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage of the most crucial developments in the field, clearly explaining the law in context and practice. Updated throughout for this new…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Contrasts and contests about philosophy

    Edited by Mogobe B. Ramose

    The sheer variety of socio-political events and technological advancements which affect modern society, and the speed and intensity at which these events occur around the world, delivers change known as epistemic and social transformation. Within this context, the question of justice for all is a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 by corporations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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