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Human rights & civil liberties law books

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Recently Published

The Use of Force and Article 2 of the ECHR in Light of European Conflicts by Hannah Russell The Use of Force and Article 2 of the ECHR in Light of European Conflicts

Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in its current form is incomplete and outdated. Due to significant development at a legislative and judicial level, the right to life spans beyond what is enumerated within Article 2....
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

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

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

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

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 Wall and the Gate Israel, Palestine, and the Legal Battle for Human Rights by Michael Sfard The Wall and the Gate Israel, Palestine, and the Legal Battle for Human Rights

Written with emotional force, vivid storytelling, and penetrating analysis, The Wall and the Gate offers a radically new perspective on a much-covered conflict and a subtle, painful reckoning with the moral ambiguities inherent in the pursuit of justice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law Europe and Asia by Yumiko Nakanishi Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law Europe and Asia

This book is published open access under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.This book analyzes issues in human rights law from a variety of perspectives by eminent European and Asian professors of constitutional law, international public law, and European Union law....
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

The International Human Rights Judiciary and National Parliaments Europe and Beyond by Matthew (Universitetet i Oslo) 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: 12/10/2017

Coming Soon

Human Rights in the Media Fear and Fetish by Eleanor Drywood Human Rights in the Media Fear and Fetish

Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Russia and the European Court of Human Rights The Strasbourg Effect by Lauri (University of Tartu) Malksoo Russia and the European Court of Human Rights The Strasbourg Effect


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

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

Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict and Human Rights by Jens David Ohlin Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict and Human Rights

A theoretical examination of the tense and uncertain relationship between the laws of war and human rights law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging by Mary (Professor of Criminology and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professo Bosworth Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging
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In an era of mass mobility, those who are permitted to migrate and those criminalized, controlled, and prohibited from migrating are heavily patterned by race. This volume places race at the centre of its analysis; fourteen chapters examine, question, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

The UK and European Human Rights A Strained Relationship? by Katja S. Ziegler The UK and European Human Rights A Strained Relationship?

The UK's engagement with the legal protection of human rights at a European level has been, at varying stages, pioneering, sceptical and antagonistic. The UK government, media and public opinion have all at times expressed concerns about the growing influence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Transitional Justice, International Assistance, and Civil Society Missed Connections by Paige (New York University) Arthur Transitional Justice, International Assistance, and Civil Society Missed Connections


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Core Socio-Economic Rights and the European Court of Human Rights by Ingrid (Universiteit Leiden) Leijten Core Socio-Economic Rights and the European Court of Human Rights

This book focuses on socio-economic rights in the context of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Making Migration Law The Foreigner, Sovereignty, and the Case of Australia by Eve (Australian Catholic University, North Sydney) Lester Making Migration Law The Foreigner, Sovereignty, and the Case of Australia
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This thought-provoking study examines the backstory and enduring contemporary effects of Australia's claim to an absolute right to exclude foreigners.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

The Statute of Liberty A British Bill of Rights by Geoffrey, QC Robertson The Statute of Liberty A British Bill of Rights
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From one of the world's highest profile human rights lawyers Geoffrey Robertson, comes an examination of how a true British Bill of Rights is needed to entrench our liberties and to help create the culture of liberty that is lacking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2018

Other books in this genre

The Human Right to Water Theory, Practice and Prospects by Malcolm Langford The Human Right to Water Theory, Practice and Prospects

The first book to engage in a comprehensive examination of the human right to water in theory and in practice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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: 05/10/2017

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

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: 21/09/2017

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: 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

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

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: 18/08/2017

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: 11/08/2017

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: 11/08/2017

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: 11/08/2017

A Charter of Rights for Australia by George Williams, Daniel Reynolds A Charter of Rights for Australia
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In this fully revised fourth edition of A Charter of Rights for Australia, George Williams and Daniel Reynolds show that human rights are not adequately protected in Australia, contrary to what most people think. Using some pressing examples, they demonstrate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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: 25/07/2017

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

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