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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 219 new and published books in the subject of Human Rights — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Media and Human Rights

    The Cosmopolitan Promise

    By Ekaterina Balabanova

    In recent years there has been an explosion in the usage and visibility of the language of human rights in the media, but what does this mean for the role of the media? For evolving ideas about human rights? And for the prospect of shared cosmopolitan values? Ekaterina Balabanova argues that in...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Genocide: The Basics

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    Series: The Basics

    Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights, Power and Civic Action

    Comparative analyses of struggles for rights in developing societies

    Edited by Bård A. Andreassen, Gordon Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    Human Rights, Power and Civic Action examines the interrelationship between struggles for human rights and the dynamics of power, focusing on situations of poverty and oppression in developing countries. It is argued that the concept of power is a relatively neglected one in the study of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

    Edited by W. Andy Knight, Frazer Egerton

    This Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the Responsibility to Protect norm in world politics, which aims to end mass atrocities against civilians. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is amongst the most significant norms in global politics. As the authoritative guide to R2P, this...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    By Francesco Vecchio

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice

    Critical Inquiries

    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Democracy, Law and Religious Pluralism in Europe

    Secularism and Post-Secularism

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In contrast with the progressive dilution of religions predicted by traditional liberal and Marxist approaches, religions remain important for many people, even in Europe, the most secularised continent. In the context of increasingly culturally diverse societies, this calls for a reinterpretation...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Right to Equality in European Human Rights Law

    The Quest for Substance in the Jurisprudence of the European Courts

    By Charilaos Nikolaidis

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    A right to equality and non-discrimination is widely seen as fundamental in democratic legal systems. But failure to identify the human interest that equality aims to uphold reinforces the argument of those who attack it as morally empty or unsubstantiated and weakens its status as a fundamental...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge