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  1. Human Health and Ecological Integrity

    Ethics, Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Colin L. Soskolne, Donald W. Spady

    The connection between environment and health has been well studied and documented, particularly by the World Health Organization. It is now being included in some legal instruments, although for the most part caselaw does not explicitly make that connection. Neither the right to life nor the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

    By Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the 21st century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Human Rights and the Protection of Privacy in Tort Law

    A Comparison between English and German Law

    By Hans-Joachim Cremer

    Series: UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

    In its case law, the European Court of Human Rights has acknowledged that national courts are bound to give effect to Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) which sets out the right to private and family life, when they rule on controversies between private individuals. Article...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Right to Development in International Law

    The Case of Pakistan

    By Khurshid Iqbal

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship. There are, however, a number of societies who dissent from this orthodoxy, either in general or on particular issues, on the basis of...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Global Health and Human Rights

    Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by John Harrington, Maria Stuttaford

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The right to health, having been previously neglected is now being deployed more and more often in litigation, activism and policy-making across the world. International bodies such as the WHO, UNAIDS, World Bank and WTO are increasingly using or being evaluated with reference to health rights, and...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The EU Race Directive

    Developing the Protection against Racial Discrimination within the EU

    By Erica Howard

    In 2000, the European Union adopted a Directive against discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin. This book provides an in-depth evaluation of the Race Directive and its effects, questioning how successful the Race directive has been. The EU Race Directive discusses the history of...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Regulating Sexuality

    Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives

    By Rosie Harding

    Series: Social Justice

    Winner of the 2011 SLSA-Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation...

    Published March 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. International Law, International Relations and Global Governance

    By Charlotte Ku

    Series: Global Institutions

    International Relations and International Law have developed in parallel but distinctly throughout the 20th Century. However in recent years there has been recognition that their shared concerns in areas as diverse as the environment, transnational crime and terrorism, human rights and conflict...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge