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  1. Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Risk and the Regulatory Turn

    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s duty to protect against human rights abuses...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights in Closed Environments

    Edited by Bronwyn Naylor, Julie Debeljak, Anita Mackay

    This volume considers the application of human rights in six specific Australian “closed environments� – prisons; police cells; forensic psychiatric institutions; closed mental health units; closed disability units; and immigration detention centres. The publication highlights rights concerns...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Federation Press

  3. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Realising Rights

    How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights

    By Mathew Davies

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need to be expanded to best explain this diversity. By placing the study of the European...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia

    Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power

    By Bill Bowring

    This book provides a rich examination of Russia’s particular attitude to political liberalism, the rule of law, and rights. In words often cited in contemporary Russia, the former Bolshevik and religious philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev wrote, in 1911, that ‘Russia is the Third Rome’. This book...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions

    The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective

    By Anita Ferrara

    In 1990, after the end of the Pinochet regime, the newly-elected democratic government of Chile established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate and report on some of the worst human rights violations committed under the seventeen-year military dictatorship. The Chilean TRC...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism

    Human rights perspectives

    Edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Balancing Privacy and Free Speech

    Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

    By Mark Tunick

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe,...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Return of Torture
    By Mattias Gardell
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity
    Edited by Triestino Mariniello
    To Be Published December 8th 2014
  3. Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia
    Edited by Vera Mackie
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  4. Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability
    Edited by Paul Hunt, Tony Gray
    To Be Published January 2nd 2015
  5. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement: Reclaiming control
    By Priscilla Claeys
    To Be Published January 12th 2015

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