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Forthcoming Books

  1. Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability

    Edited by Paul Hunt, Tony Gray

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    To Be Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose

    By Penelope Weller

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Judicial Institutions

    The Architecture of International Justice at Home and Abroad, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reconciling Cultural Diversity and International Human Rights Obligations

    The Compatibility Approach in the Practice of International Human Rights Institutions

    By Michael K. Addo

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The relationship between human rights and cultural diversity has been much debated with a doctrinal divide among some of the most influential scholarly works into so-called relativists for whom culture is the key determinant of human rights policy and universalists for whom culture distorts the...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two emerging free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge