Human Rights Products

  • Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights

    By Layla Skinns

    Drawing on key theories about police powers as well as original empirical research, this book explores citizens’ rights and police powers in comparative perspective, examining the links between the police and society and also what these links should be.Skinns moves beyond Packer’s model of crime…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Masculinity and Modern Slavery in South Asia

    By Matthew Maycock

    South Asia is the region with the highest number of slaves globally according to the Global Slavery Index. Bonded labour affects between 15 and 20 million labourers within the region, and is shaped by locally specific interconnections between ethnicity, class, caste and, critically, gender…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • The Economics of Human Rights

    By Elizabeth M. Wheaton

    Economics plays a key role in human rights issues as decision makers weigh the incentives associated with choosing how to use scarce resources - to commit or escape human rights violence. This textbook provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights utilizing economics as a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates provides a critical engagement with and analysis of contemporary issues in the field using inter-disciplinary perspectives, through different geographical case studies and by employing varying methodologies. The combination of authors reviewing both the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Natural Resources, Extraction and Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    Exploring the Boundaries of Environmental and State-Corporate Crime in Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico

    By Marcela Torres Wong

    In 1989, the International Labor Organization stated that all indigenous peoples living in the postcolonial world were entitled to the right to prior consultation, over activities that could potentially impact their territories and traditional livelihoods. However, in many cases the economic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories form Malaysia

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies

    Edited by Denise Segura, Francisco Lomelí, Elyette Benjamin-Labarthe

    The Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies is a unique interdisciplinary resource for students, libraries, and researchers interested in the largest and most rapidly growing racial-ethnic community in the United States and elsewhere which can either be identified as Chicano, Latino, Hispanic, or…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Torture as State Crime

    A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer

    By Melanie Collard

    Can we understand torture by focusing on the torture chamber or even on the states in which it is practiced, or do we have to consider the wider political context in which it is embedded? This is the central question of this book which explores concepts of state crime for understanding and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space

    Edited by Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Bert-Jaap Koops

    Today, public space has become a fruitful venue for surveillance of many kinds. Emerging surveillance technologies used by governments, corporations, and even individual members of the public are reshaping the very nature of physical public space. Especially in urban environments, the ability of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

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