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Human rights & civil liberties law books

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Law In and As Culture Intellectual Property, Minority Rights, and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by Caroline Joan Picart Law In and As Culture Intellectual Property, Minority Rights, and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Two narratives are used in telling the story of indigenous peoples and minorities in relation to globalization and intellectual property rights. This book steers a careful path between Optimism and Fear, exploring how law functions in and as culture as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Ballot Blocked The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act by Jesse H. Rhodes Ballot Blocked The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act

Voting rights are a perennial topic in American politics. Recent elections and the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which struck down key enforcement provisions in the Voting Rights Act (VRA), have only placed further emphasis on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Ballot Blocked The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act by Jesse H. Rhodes Ballot Blocked The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act

Voting rights are a perennial topic in American politics. Recent elections and the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which struck down key enforcement provisions in the Voting Rights Act (VRA), have only placed further emphasis on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights by Bernadette (Senior Lecturer in Law, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University) Rainey, Elizabeth (Professor of Human Rights Wicks Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights
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Explores the key principles underpinning the decisions made by the European Court of Human Rights, and provides a guide to the pivotal cases in each area.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Core Statutes on Public Law & Civil Liberties 2017-18 by Rhona Smith, Eimear Spain, Richard Glancey Core Statutes on Public Law & Civil Liberties 2017-18
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Well-selected and authoritative, Palgrave Core Statutes provide the key materials needed by students in a format that is clear, compact and very easy to use. They are ideal for use in exams.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25 Indians 1-299, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25 Indians 1-299, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 25 presents regulations relating to Native Americans administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior in the areas of human services, education, tribal government, finance, land and water, energy and minerals, fish and wildlife, housing, heritage preservation, Indian arts...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25 Indians 300-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017 by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25 Indians 300-End, Revised as of April 1, 2017

Title 25 presents regulations relating to Native Americans administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior in the areas of human services, education, tribal government, finance, land and water, energy and minerals, fish and wildlife, housing, heritage preservation, Indian arts...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Moral and Political Conceptions of Human Rights Implications for Theory and Practice by Reidar (Universitetet i Oslo) Maliks Moral and Political Conceptions of Human Rights Implications for Theory and Practice

Human rights can be understood as moral or political. This volume shows how this distinction matters for theory and practice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

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Human Rights and Legal Judgments The American Story by Austin Sarat Human Rights and Legal Judgments The American Story

Analysis of when, where, and how American law recognizes and responds to claims made in the name of human rights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The International Human Rights Judiciary and National Parliaments Europe and Beyond by Matthew Saul The International Human Rights Judiciary and National Parliaments Europe and Beyond

Saul, Follesdal and Ulfstein examine in detail the interplay between national parliaments and the international human rights judiciary.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Business and Human Rights Beyond the End of the Beginning by Cesar A. (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) Rodriguez-Garavito Business and Human Rights Beyond the End of the Beginning
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Explores the conceptual and legal underpinnings of global governance approaches to business and human rights, with an emphasis on the Guiding Principles.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A New Era for Mental Health Law and Policy Supported Decision-Making and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Piers (University of Melbourne) Gooding A New Era for Mental Health Law and Policy Supported Decision-Making and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

International human rights law challenges core tenets of mental health law, policy and practice. This book explores this challenge.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Children, Autonomy and the Courts Beyond the Right to be Heard by Aoife Daly Children, Autonomy and the Courts Beyond the Right to be Heard

This book provides a thorough analysis of how the right of children to be heard in proceedings is conceptualized in international human rights law and how it is given further meaning through judicial interpretation at both international and domestic level....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values Through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law by Dennis Davis An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values Through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law

The essays in this book provide an in-depth examination of normative agreements through the prism of national constitutional norms.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Witness Experience Testimony at the ICTY and Its Impact by Kimi Lynn (University of North Texas) King, James David (University of North Texas) Meernik The Witness Experience Testimony at the ICTY and Its Impact
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This book examines the positive and negative impact testifying has on those who bear witness to the horrors of war.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Magna Carta for Children? Rethinking Children's Rights by Michael Freeman A Magna Carta for Children? Rethinking Children's Rights

This book highlights the importance of law, policy and rights in improving children's lives, combining historical analysis and human rights law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Witness Experience Testimony at the ICTY and Its Impact by Kimi Lynn (University of North Texas) King, James David (University of North Texas) Meernik The Witness Experience Testimony at the ICTY and Its Impact
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This book examines the positive and negative impact testifying has on those who bear witness to the horrors of war.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Intersectionality in the Human Rights Legal Framework on Violence against Women At the Centre or the Margins? by Lorena Sosa Intersectionality in the Human Rights Legal Framework on Violence against Women At the Centre or the Margins?

This book theoretically explores intersectionality within human rights norms on violence against women and the derived duties for States.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Magna Carta for Children? Rethinking Children's Rights by Michael Freeman A Magna Carta for Children? Rethinking Children's Rights

This book highlights the importance of law, policy and rights in improving children's lives, combining historical analysis and human rights law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Rewriting Children's Rights Judgments From Academic Vision to New Practice by Helen Stalford Rewriting Children's Rights Judgments From Academic Vision to New Practice

This important edited collection is the culmination of research undertaken by the Children's Rights Judgments Project. This initiative involved academic experts revisiting existing case law, drawn from a range of legal sub-disciplines and jurisdictions, and redrafting the judgment from a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Capturing Caste in Law The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination by Annapurna (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Waughray Capturing Caste in Law The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination
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This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world's largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Law and International Religious Freedom The Rise and Decline of the American Model by Pasquale Annicchino Law and International Religious Freedom The Rise and Decline of the American Model

This book analyses the promotion and protection of freedom of religion in the international arena with a particular focus on the role and influence of the US International Religious Freedom Act. It also investigates the impact of the IRFA on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Theory of Justice by Filippo Dionigi Theory of Justice

Rawls' 1971 text links the idea of social justice to a basic sense of fairness that recognizes human rights and freedoms. Controversially, though, it also accepts differences in the distribution of goods and services-as long as they benefit the worst-off...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Theory of Justice by Filippo Dionigi Theory of Justice


Format: Electronic book text - Released: 15/07/2017

Human Dignity in Context by Dieter Grimm Human Dignity in Context

Human dignity is the key term that the Universal Declaration on Human Rights placed at the centre of legal discourse on a global level. The Universal Declaration inspired the subsequent use of dignity in domestic constitutional documents as well as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Law and Religion, Cases and Materials by Leslie Griffin Law and Religion, Cases and Materials

The fourth edition was updated to include important new Supreme Court cases on governmental prayer, reproductive healthcare rights, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), and same-sex marriage. The fourth edition continues the book's interdisciplinary approach to law and religion, its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Parliaments and Human Rights Redressing the Democratic Deficit by Murray Hunt Parliaments and Human Rights Redressing the Democratic Deficit

This book is the first volume to unite theoretical and practical insights into the protection of human rights by legislatures from a number of domestic jurisdictions, international organisations, and leading scholars.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Civil Liberties & Human Rights by Ruth (Associate Professor, Swansea University) Costigan, Richard (Emeritus Professor of Law and Human Rights, University Stone Civil Liberties & Human Rights
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A straightforward and stimulating account of this fascinating area of law that covers all the key topics on undergraduate human rights modules. It includes detailed analysis of key cases throughout that puts the law into context and encourages students to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Fundamental Rights in the EU A Matter for Two Courts by Sonia Morano-Foadi Fundamental Rights in the EU A Matter for Two Courts

This collection joins the new and expanding scholarship on the protection of fundamental rights in Europe and reflects on the relationship between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Protecting Vulnerable Groups The European Human Rights Framework by Francesca Ippolito Protecting Vulnerable Groups The European Human Rights Framework

The concept of vulnerability has not been unequivocally interpreted either in regional or in universal international legal instruments. This book analyses the work of the EU and the Council of Europe in ascertaining a clear framework or a set of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Child Rights in India Law, Policy, and Practice by Asha (Founder Dean and Professor of Law, School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance, Tata Institute of Social  Bajpai Child Rights in India Law, Policy, and Practice
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This, the fully revised third edition of Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice, highlights the key developments that have taken place relating to the law, policy, and practice to promote and protect the rights of children. Since the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

The International Law of Human Rights by Adam (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University) McBeth, Justine (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Univ Nolan The International Law of Human Rights
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The International Law of Human Rights provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and theories of human rights, the institutions, instruments and implementation structures for protecting human rights, and the contemporary challenges of human rights law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Race Rights Reparations Institutional Racism and the Law by Fernne Brennan Race Rights Reparations Institutional Racism and the Law

This book considers institutional racism as a problem that exists within modern societies. Its roots lie with the transatlantic slave trade and slavery and the solution involves ridding society of the problem. It is argued here that, first, there needs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

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