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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book proposes a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct modern philosophical theories that have contributed to our views on human rights; to highlight the importance of humanity and human dignity as a complementary dimension to liberal rights; and, finally, to integrate these... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
This book is a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. With contributions on Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and the Middle East, the collection strives to appreciate what informs each regions approach to the asylum process... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This volume critically assesses measurements of success in East Asian post-conflict development from a human-centered perspective. This involves a major re-evaluation of accepted accounts of domestic governance and international relations in East Asia from both a comparative and inter-disciplinary viewpoint. This book is rich in case studies and provides... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. With contributions from leading international academics and practitioners in the fields of law, economics,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.99
Gehört die Übertragung von Sportereignissen zur Grundversorgung, die die öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten erbringen müssen? Wie definiert sich der Begriff "Grundversorgung? im Kontext von Rundfunk überhaupt? Clara Beck gibt einen rundfunkgeschichtlichen Überblick und analysiert die Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts im Bereich... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Columbia University began the second half of the twentieth century in decline, bottoming out with the student riots of 1968. Yet by the close of the century, the institution had regained its stature as one of the greatest universities in the world. According to the New York Times, “If any one person is responsible for Columbia?s recovery, it is surely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
Whether you?re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Human Rights Law is all about, Beginning Human Rights Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms with the structure, themes and issues... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Robert Weatherley argues that Chinese perceptions of democracy and human rights have been heavily influenced by the pressing issue of how to make China strong in the face of a perceived threat posed by foreign imperialism, be it military imperialism during the previous two centuries and cultural imperialism in more recent decades. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 209.99
Economic, social and cultural rights are finally coming of age. This book brings together all essential documents, materials, and case law relating to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) - one of the most important human rights instruments in international law - and its Optional Protocol. This book presents extracts... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America. more...