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  1. Freedom of Information Reform in China

    Information Flow Analysis

    By Weibing Xiao

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Freedom of Information (FOI) in China is often perceived as a recent and intriguing phenomenon. This book presents a more complex and detailed understanding of the evolution of FOI in China, using information flow analysis to explore the gradual development of government receptivity to FOI in an...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. State Violence and Human Rights

    State Officials in the South

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Andrew Jefferson

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    State Violence and Human Rights addresses how legal practices – rooted in global human rights discourse or local demands – take hold in societies where issues of state violence remain to be resolved. Attempts to make societies accountable to human rights norms regularly draw on...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. The United States, International Law and the Struggle against Terrorism

    By Thomas McDonnell

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "war on terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights, or Citizenship?

    By Paulina Tambakaki

    While human rights have been enjoying unprecedented salience, the concept of the citizen has been significantly challenged. Rising ethical concerns, the calling into question of state sovereignty, and the consolidation of the human rights regime, have all contributed to a shift in focus: from an...

    Published July 30th 2011 by Birkbeck Law Press

  5. The Courts of Genocide

    Politics and the Rule of Law in Rwanda and Arusha

    By Nicholas Jones

    The Courts of Genocide focuses on the judicial response to the genocide in Rwanda in order to address the search for justice following mass atrocities. The central concern of the book is how the politics of justice can get in the way of its administration. Considering both the ICTR (International...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. International Economic Actors and Human Rights

    By Adam McBeth

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    In noting that the actions of entities other than states in the economic arena can and often do have a profound effect on human rights, this book poses the question as to how international human rights law can and should address that situation. This book takes three very different categories of...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Making Anti-Racial Discrimination Law

    A Comparative History of Social Action and Anti-Racial Discrimination Law

    By Iyiola Solanke

    Making Anti-Racial Discrimination Law examines the evolution of anti-racial discrimination law from a socio-legal perspective. Taking a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book does not simply look at race and society or race and law but brings these areas together by drawing out the...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge