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  1. Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources

    The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent

    By Cathal M. Doyle

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The right of indigenous peoples under international human rights law to give or withhold their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to natural resource extraction in their territories is increasingly recognized by intergovernmental organizations, international bodies, and industry actors, as well...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Development of Disability Rights Under International Law

    From Charity to Human Rights

    By Arlene S. Kanter

    The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in 2006 is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, full...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    Series: Transitional Justice

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional...

    Published November 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religious Expression in the Workplace and the Contested Role of Law

    By Andrew Hambler

    Series: Law and Religion

    The workplace is a key forum in which the issue of religion and its position in the public sphere is under debate. Desires to observe and express religious beliefs in the workplace can introduce conflict between employees and employers. This book addresses the role the law plays in the resolution...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with China

    Quiet Diplomacy and its Limits

    By Katrin Kinzelbach

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU’s...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. State Responses to International Law

    By Kendall Stiles

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question – and the topic of this book – is: who complies?...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Risk and the Regulatory Turn

    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s duty to protect against human rights abuses...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights in Closed Environments

    Edited by Bronwyn Naylor, Julie Debeljak, Anita Mackay

    This volume considers the application of human rights in six specific Australian “closed environments� – prisons; police cells; forensic psychiatric institutions; closed mental health units; closed disability units; and immigration detention centres. The publication highlights rights concerns...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Federation Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. China’s Human Rights Lawyers: Advocacy and Resistance
    By Eva Pils
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  2. Tools of Justice: Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution
    By Kalpana Kannabiran
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  3. Return of Torture
    By Mattias Gardell
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  4. Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia
    Edited by Vera Mackie
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  5. The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity
    Edited by Triestino Mariniello
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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