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  1. Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols

    European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols is a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The book provides an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights as well as from national courts and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Finding a Voice of Their Own

    By Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transitional Justice Theories

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Human Rights

    A Comprehensive Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Haas

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to international human rights -- international human rights law, why international human rights have increasingly risen to world prominence, what is being done about violations of human rights, and what might be done to further promote the cause...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity - in violation of international criminal laws - in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Crimes of Mobility

    Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

    By Ana Aliverti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion and control against those who defy the state’s powers over its territory and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen J. Turner

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The development of an international substantive environmental right on a global level has long been a contested issue. To a limited extent environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Regulating Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Humanizing Business

    By Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Despite the continuous addition of regulatory initiatives concerning corporate human rights responsibilities, what we witness more often than not is a situation of corporate impunity for human rights abuses. The Bhopal gas leak – examined as a site of human rights violations rather than as a mass...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge