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  1. Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice

    Critical Inquiries

    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights Rhetoric

    Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing

    Edited by Arabella Lyon, Lester C Olson

    Rhetoric scholars have articulated diverse approaches to both civil and human rights as political, ethical, and academic discourses. “Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing” initiates important interdisciplinary conversations within human rights rhetoric concerning the construction of rights...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen Turner

    The development of an international substantive environmental right has long been a contested issue. Concurrently, environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way and to a limited extent through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Emerging Areas of Human Rights in the 21st Century

    The Role of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Edited by Marco Odello, Sofia Cavandoli

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book includes a set of studies and reflections that have emerged since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Encompassing a number of human rights, such as the right to environmental protection, the right to humanitarian aid, and the right to democratic governance,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives

    Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements

    Edited by Randy Lippert, Sean Rehaag

    Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System

    By Anthony Amatrudo, Leslie William Blake

    We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System provides comprehensive coverage of human rights as it relates to the contemporary criminal justice system. As well as being a...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Torture, Black Sites, Drones

    By Joseph Pugliese

    State Violence and the Execution of Law examines how law plays a fundamental role in enabling state violence and, specifically, specifically, torture, secret imprisonment, and killing-at-a-distance. Analysing the complex ways in which the U.S. government deploys law in order to consolidate and...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

    By Jessie Blackbourn

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    The Northern Ireland peace process has been heralded by those involved as a successful example of transformation from a violent conflict to a peaceful society. This book examines the implementation of the Belfast Agreement in Northern Ireland, and evaluates whether its goal to establish a normal,...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Right to Equality in European Human Rights Law

    The Quest for Substance in the Jurisprudence of the European Courts

    By Charilaos Nikolaidis

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    A right to equality and non-discrimination is widely seen as fundamental in democratic legal systems. But failure to identify the human interest that equality aims to uphold reinforces the argument of those who attack it as morally empty or unsubstantiated and weakens its status as a fundamental...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms, Strategic Framing, and Intervention

    Lessons for the Responsibility to Protect

    By Melissa Labonte

    Series: Global Institutions

    The human rights and humanitarian landscape of the modern era has been littered with acts that have shocked the moral conscience of mankind, and there has been wide variation in whether, how, and to what degree states respond to mass atrocity crimes, even when they share similar characteristics. In...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge