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Human Rights

  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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mediating Human Rights

    Media, Culture 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...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. 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

  7. 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 2nd 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish