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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson, Clara Sandoval

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms....

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Law in the Pursuit of Development

    Principles into Practice?

    Edited by Amanda Perry Kessaris

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Law in the Pursuit of Development critically explores the relationships between contemporary principles and practice in law and development. Including papers by internationally renowned, as well as emerging, scholars and practitioners, the book is organised around the three liberal principles which...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa

    Just Peace?

    Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    Series: Security and Governance

    The promotion of the rule of law has become an increasingly important element of peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, particularly in Africa, where there have been numerous internal armed conflicts and missions over the last decade. This book explores the expanding international efforts to...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights

    3rd Edition

    By Helen Fenwick, Gavin Phillipson

    Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights integrates a diverse and contemporary collection of cases and materials with an authoritative narrative commentary from two leading academics in the fields of public law and human rights. The text intersperses extracts from leading cases,...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge