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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 206 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. Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    Edited by Diane Elson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Polly Vizard

    Among several contesting views about the purpose of development and how progress should be evaluated, human rights and capabilities (or human development) stand out as two approaches that are concerned first and foremost with the well-being of individuals, their freedom, dignity and empowerment....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Scourge of Genocide

    Essays and Reflections

    By Adam Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The Scourge of Genocide collects essays, reviews, and reportage on the subjects of genocide and crimes against humanity by Adam Jones, recently selected as one of "Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide." The volume includes a number of previously-unpublished essays, and explores a range...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Remembering Genocide

    Edited by Nigel Eltringham, Pam Maclean

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia,...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. European Asylum Law and the Rights of the Child

    By Ciara Smyth

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international and regional human rights law. In the last decade the European Union has...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Narratives and Imaginings of Citizenship in Latin America

    Edited by Cristina Rojas, Judy Metzler

    This book looks at how citizenship has been imagined and transformed in Latin America through the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries from different disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, history, urban planning, geography and political studies. It looks beyond citizenship as a...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

    Edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck, Frieder Dünkel

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. State Security Regimes and the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Changes in Europe Since 2001

    By Karen Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The question of to what extent, manifestations of religious beliefs should be permitted in the European public sphere has become a salient and controversial topic in recent years. Despite the increasing interest however, debates have rarely questioned the conventional wisdom that an increase in the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    The Law, Process and Practice

    By Marco Odello, Francesco Seatzu

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The book concerns the study and analysis of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from an international legal perspective, taking into consideration the adoption of the 2008 Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). The...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Refugee Protection and the Role of Law

    Conflicting Identities

    Edited by Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens, Loretta Baldassar

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge