GlassHouse

New and Key Titles

Human Rights Law & Civil Liberties

  1. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System

    By Anthony Amatrudo, Leslie William Blake

    We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System provides comprehensive coverage of human rights as it relates to the contemporary criminal justice system. As well as being a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State

    Edited by Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, Edwina Howell

    The 1972 Aboriginal Embassy was one of the most significant indigenous political demonstrations of the twentieth century. What began as a simple response to a Prime Ministerial statement on Australia Day 1972, evolved into a six-month political stand-off between radical Aboriginal activists and a...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Spatial, the Legal and the Pragmatics of World-Making

    Nomospheric Investigations

    By David Delaney

    Critical legal geography is practised by an increasing number of scholars in various disciplines, but it has not had the benefit of an overarching theoretical framework that might overcome its currently rather ad hoc character. The Spatial, the Legal and the Pragmatics of World-Making remedies this...

    Published June 21st 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Human Rights and Empire

    The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism

    By Costas Douzinas

    Erudite and timely, this book is a key contribution to the renewal of radical theory and politics. Addressing the paradox of a contemporary humanitarianism that has abandoned politics in favour of combating evil, Douzinas, a leading scholar and author in the field of human rights and...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Anthropology and Expertise in the Asylum Courts

    By Anthony Good

    Although asylum has generated unparalleled levels of public and political concern over the past decade, there has been astonishingly little field research on the topic. This is a study of the legal process of claiming asylum from an anthropological perspective, focusing on the role of expert...

    Published November 24th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish