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  1. A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on Human Rights

    By Francesca Klug

    The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. Yet in the year...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability

    Edited by Paul Hunt, Tony Gray

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Power and Law in International Society

    International Relations as the Sociology of International Law

    By Mark Klamberg

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    When studying international law there is often a risk of focusing entirely on the content of international rules (i.e. regimes), and ignoring why these regimes exist and to what extent the rules affect state behavior. Similarly, international relations studies can focus so much on theories based on...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Impact, Legitimacy and Effectiveness of EU Counter-Terrorism

    Edited by Fiona de Londras, Josephine Doody

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    Counter-terrorism law and policy has been prominent and widespread in the years following 9/11, touching on many areas of everyday life from policing and border control to financial transactions and internet governance. The European Union is a major actor in contemporary counter-terrorism,...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. From Civil Partnership to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a legal reform...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms, Strategic Framing, and Intervention

    Lessons for the Responsibility to Protect

    By Melissa Labonte

    Series: Global Institutions

    The human rights and humanitarian landscape of the modern era has been littered with acts that have shocked the moral conscience of mankind, and there has been wide variation in whether, how, and to what degree states respond to mass atrocity crimes, even when they share similar characteristics. In...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The United Nations Human Rights Council

    A Critique and Early Assessment

    By Rosa Freedman

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council’s mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission’s flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge