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  1. Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Crime and Human Rights

    Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    By Susan Kneebone, Julie Debeljak

    Transnational Crime and Human Rights offers an evaluation of the responses to the transnational crime of human trafficking and governance of the issue through a case study of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, the People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    By Penelope Mathew

    Touching on the laws and practices of a wide array of countries around the globe, this book examines the extent to which refugees and asylum-seekers’ right to work is protected by international human rights law. The book examines a number of key international treaties, national constitutions and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Justice and Governance in East Timor

    Indigenous Approaches and the 'New Subsistence State'

    By Rod Nixon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the case study of Timor Leste, this book presents the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges in countries characterised by subsistence economic and social relations. It examines the ways in which Timor Leste conforms to the typology of the New...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

    By Andrea Schapper

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations

    Alternative Judgments

    Edited by Mark Gibney, Wouter Vandenhole

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Human rights have traditionally been framed in a vertical perspective with the duties of States confined to their own citizens or residents. Obligations beyond this territorial space have been viewed as either being absent or minimalistic at best. However, the territorial paradigm has now been...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The EU as a ‘Global Player’ in Human Rights?

    Edited by Jan Wetzel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Treaty of Lisbon has endowed the EU with a normative human rights framework that confirms recognition as a fully-fledged regional mechanism for the protection of human rights. The aim of this book is to contribute to the growing discussion of the external human rights dimension of the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights

    International Standards and Comparative Experiences

    By Paul O'Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Notwithstanding the widespread and persistent affirmation of the indivisibility and equal worth of all human rights, socio-economic rights continue to be treated as the "Cinderella" of the human rights corpus. At a domestic level this has resulted in little appetite for the explicit recognition and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998

    Contemporary themes and perspectives

    Edited by Nicolas Kang-Riou

    This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Emerging Areas of Human Rights in the 21st Century

    The Role of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Edited by Marco Odello, Sofia Cavandoli

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book includes a set of studies and reflections that have emerged since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Encompassing a number of human rights, such as the right to environmental protection, the right to humanitarian aid, and the right to democratic governance,...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge