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  1. Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Katja de Vries

    Privacy, Due process and the Computational Turn: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology engages with the rapidly developing computational aspects of our world including data mining, behavioural advertising, iGovernment, profiling for intelligence, customer relationship management,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Families of the Missing

    A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice

    By Simon Robins

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Addressing the needs of Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Law on the Use of Force

    A Feminist Analysis

    By Gina Heathcote

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law. The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. New Racial Missions of Policing

    International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics

    Edited by Paul Amar

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations and practices. It pushes analytical and theoretical boundaries by examining...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    Lessons from Brazil

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, it unpicks the...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Law and Religion in Public Life

    The Contemporary Debate

    Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Richard Mohr

    With religion at centre stage in conflicts worldwide, and in social, ethical and geo-political debates, this book takes a timely look at relations between law and religion. To what extent can religion play a role in secular legal systems? How do peoples of various faiths live successfully by both...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia

    Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power

    By Bill Bowring

    Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the destiny of a great power brings into sharp focus several key episodes in Russia’s vividly ideological engagement with law and rights. Drawing on 30 years of experience of consultancy and teaching in many regions of Russia and on library research...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge