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  1. The Law of Consular Access

    A Documentary Guide

    By John Quigley, William J. Aceves, Adele Shank

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of litigation at the international and domestic levels concerning consular access for foreign nationals charged with a criminal offence. The issue has complicated relations between countries, with the majority of litigation involving the United...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  2. New Courts in Asia

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Penelope Nicholson

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ‘new courts’ over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ‘new courts’ under...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Torture, Truth and Justice

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Elizabeth Stanley

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book highlights how, and why, torture is such a compelling tool for states and other powerful actors. While torture has a short-term use value for perpetrators, it also creates a devastating legacy for victims, their families and communities. In exposing such repercussions, this book addresses...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Resettling Displaced People

    Policy and Practice in India

    Edited by Hari Mohan Mathur

    Developmental projects have long been displacing people in large numbers every year, but it is only in recent years that the fate of those adversely affected has become an issue of widespread concern requiring urgent action. This volume is the scholarly exploration of these critical issues in a...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge India

  5. Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar

    Engaging a Pariah Regime

    By Richard Horsey

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Humanitarianism Contested

    Where Angels Fear to Tread

    By Michael Barnett, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published December 24th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    A Rights-Based Approach to Middle East Peace

    Edited by Susan M. Akram, Michael Dumper, Michael Lynk, Iain Scobbie

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been intertwined with, and has had a profound influence on, the principles of modern international law. Placing a rights-based approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the centre of discussions over its peaceful resolution, this book provides...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Responsibility to Protect

    Norms, Laws and the Use of Force in International Politics

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This volume is a collection of the key writings of Professor Ramesh Thakur on norms and laws regulating the international use of force. The adoption of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) principle by world leaders assembled at the UN summit in 2005 is widely acknowledged to represent one of the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Global Think Tanks

    Policy Networks and Governance

    By James McGann, Richard Sabatini

    Series: Global Institutions

    Global Think Tanks provides a clear description of and context for the global proliferation of think tanks. Whilst these institutions are still relatively new players in global and national politics, they are becoming a significant source of strength in an increasingly transnational and less...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge