Routledge Research in Human Rights

  • The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with China

    Quiet Diplomacy and its Limits

    By Katrin Kinzelbach

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU’s…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
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  • Human Rights, Power and Civic Action

    Comparative analyses of struggles for rights in developing societies

    Edited by Bård A. Andreassen, Gordon Crawford

    Human Rights, Power and Civic Action examines the interrelationship between struggles for human rights and the dynamics of power, focusing on situations of poverty and oppression in developing countries. It is argued that the concept of power is a relatively neglected one in the study of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Human Rights and the Hollow State

    By Helen J. Delfeld

    The book investigates the beliefs about governance that determine that state structures are the most appropriate venue for international human rights actors and activists to operate. Helen Delfeld argues that those beliefs rely on a normative perception of a nation-state, not necessarily applicable…

    Hardback – 2014-02-19
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  • Sex Trafficking, Human Rights, and Social Justice

    Edited by Tiantian Zheng

    The recognition of women’s human rights to migrate and work as sex workers is disregarded and dismissed by anti-trafficking discourses of rescue in the latest United Nation’s definition of trafficking. This volume explores the life experiences, agency, and human rights of trafficked women in order…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
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  • Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2010-03-19
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  • Human Rights and US Foreign Policy

    By Jan Hancock

    This book analyzes the role of human rights in the foreign policy of the George W. Bush Administrations. References to human rights, freedom and democracy became prominent explanations for post-9/11 foreign policy, yet human rights have been neither impartially nor universally integrated into…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
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  • Human Rights and Foreign Aid

    For Love or Money?

    By Bethany Barratt

    By trying to alleviate poverty abroad, foreign development assistance tries to meet, among other things, basic human needs, which some schools of thought classify as basic human rights. However, because development abroad has often been treated as a tool for the pursuit of donor interests, rather…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
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