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New and Published Books

  1. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Nonsense upon Stilts (Routledge Revivals)

    Bentham, Burke and Marx on the Rights of Man

    By Jeremy Waldron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Nonsense upon Stilts¸ first published in 1987, Waldron includes and discusses extracts from three classic critiques of the idea of natural rights embodied in the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen. Each text is prefaced by an historical introduction and an analysis of its main...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities

    Understanding Risk and Resilience

    By Stephen McLoughlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

    This book offers a different approach to the structural prevention of mass atrocities. It investigates the conditions that enable vulnerable countries to prevent the perpetration of such violence. Structural prevention is commonly framed as the identifying and ameliorating of the ‘root causes’ of...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Human Rights and Citizenship Education

    Edited by Dina Kiwan

    This book considers the philosophical, sociological and legal implications of the distinction between universal human rights accorded to all because of their membership of the human species, and the more particularistic ‘citizenship’ rights, accorded to those who are members of a political...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms, Strategic Framing, and Intervention

    Lessons for the Responsibility to Protect

    By Melissa Labonte

    Series: Global Institutions

    The human rights and humanitarian landscape of the modern era has been littered with acts that have shocked the moral conscience of mankind, and there has been wide variation in whether, how, and to what degree states respond to mass atrocity crimes, even when they share similar characteristics. In...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge