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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Re-reading Foucault

    On Law, Power and Rights

    Edited by Ben Golder

    Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rights is the first collection in English fully to address the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for law. Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century’s ‘theory’ academics. His work continues to animate a range of different...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg

    By Julia Hornberger

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and the Hollow State

    By Helen J. Delfeld

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The book investigates the beliefs about governance that determine that state structures are the most appropriate venue for international human rights actors and activists to operate. Helen Delfeld argues that those beliefs rely on a normative perception of a nation-state, not necessarily applicable...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law

    Edited by Scott Sheeran, Sir Nigel Rodley

    The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Human Rights

    Edited by Thomas Cushman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In mapping out the field of human rights for those studying and researching within both humanities and social science disciplines, the Handbook of Human Rights not only provides a solid foundation for the reader who wants to learn the basic parameters of the field, but also promotes new thinking...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Neoliberalism

    The All India Democratic Women’s Association and Globalization Politics

    By Elisabeth Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book describes the changing landscape of women’s politics for equality and liberation during the rise of neoliberalism in India. Between 1991 and 2006, the doctrine of liberalization guided Indian politics and economic policy. These neoliberal measures vastly reduced poverty alleviation...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge