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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 99 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. Life and Death Decisions

    The Quest for Morality and Justice in Human Societies, 2nd Edition

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Issues of Life and Death such as abortion, assisted suicide, capital punishment and others are among the most contentious in many societies. Whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time and who makes those decisions? Based on the author’s award-winning and hugely...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Free Soil in the Atlantic World

    Edited by Sue Peabody, Keila Grinberg

    Free Soil in the Atlantic World examines the principle that slaves who crossed particular territorial frontiers- from European medieval cities to the Atlantic nation states of the nineteenth century- achieved their freedom. Based upon legislation and judicial cases, each essay considers the legal...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Surveillance in Europe

    Edited by David Wright, Reinhard Kreissl

    Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion’s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. State Responses to International Law

    By Kendall Stiles

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question – and the topic of this book – is: who complies?...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

    Edited by Sharon Pickering, Julie Ham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically,...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asia

    Edited by Jiyoung Song, Alistair D. B. Cook

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region’s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Trajectories of Minority Rights Issues in Europe

    The Implementation Trap?

    Edited by Timofey Agarin, Malte Brosig

    The interest in minority protection emerged during the period of democratic transition, particularly of ethnically segmented postcommunist societies after the end of the Cold War. Minority issues became prominent as postcommunist states lined up as potential candidates for EU membership as respect...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building

    Edited by Tiffany Jenkins

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge