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Human Rights

  1. Testifying to Trauma

    The Codification of Atrocity in Humanitarian Law

    By Kirsten Campbell, Hannah Starman, Sari Wastell

    How do genocide and war crimes survivors become legal witnesses? Some fifty years after the criminal prosecutions of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals of World War Two, we have yet to fully understand how law codifies the traumas of genocides and war crimes. This problem has taken on a new...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Co-operation, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

    Future Directions and Challenges

    By Christopher Michaelsen

    International Co-operation, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism provides a comprehensive analysis of international human rights problems and challenges in contemporary counter-terrorism practice and law. This book identifies the key issues of counter-terrorism practice and policy which have arisen...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mediating Human Rights

    Culture, Media and the Human Rights Act

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights and Constituent Power

    Without Model or Warranty

    By Illan rua Wall

    With the emergence of modern human rights in the Universal Declaration, what remained of a radical political potential of the discourse withdrew: statism and individualism became its authorised foundations and the possibilities of other human rights traditions were denied. The strife that once lay...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights Controversies

    The Impact of Legal Form

    By Luke McNamara

    Many countries confront similar human rights controversies, but, despite the claimed universality of human rights values they are not always resolved in the same way. Why? What role do local legal conditions play? Is human rights discourse more potent where rights are constitutionally entrenched,...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. 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

  8. Human Rights in the Digital Age

    Edited by Mathias Klang, Andrew Murray

    The digital age began in 1939 with the construction of the first digital computer. In the sixty-five years that have followed, the influence of digitisation on our everyday lives has grown steadily and today digital technology has a greater influence on our lives than at any time since its...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Making Human Rights Work Globally

    By Anthony Woodiwiss

    This book is one of the first studies in the new field of the sociology of human rights,and it centres its analysis on labour rights. Such rights are of critical importance in this field, work being the defining aspect of many peoples lives and a central concern of sociology....

    Published June 1st 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish