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  1. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Realising Rights

    How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights

    By Mathew Davies

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need to be expanded to best explain this diversity. By placing the study of the European...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The United Nations Human Rights Council

    A Critique and Early Assessment

    By Rosa Freedman

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council’s mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission’s flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism

    Human rights perspectives

    Edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

    By Mark Tunick

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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