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- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80
This book, first published in 2007, assesses the ability of the Refugee Convention to encompass socio-economic based claims. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 296.00
This volume highlights those instances in the work of international organizations where advances have been made concerning indigenous rights. It also devotes attention to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and to a number of thematic issues in the field. The human rights situations... more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 32.95
Drawing primarily on a special Global Database of national statistical indicators, coupled with a set of Peoples Security Surveys, covering over 48,000 households in 15 countries, and a set of Enterprise Labour Flexibility and Security Surveys, covering over 10,000 firms in 12 countries, provide a picture of the emerging patterns of economic... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99
60 Jahre nach der Allgemeinen Erklärung der Menschenrechte sind Menschenrechte auf dieser Welt nach wie vor keine Selbstverständlichkeit. Derzeit scheint vor allem die transkulturelle Geltung der Menschenrechte in Frage zu stehen. Im Zentrum dieses mit philosophischen und politischen Mitteln ausgetragenen Konflikts stehen vielfach Religion und Religionen.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 293.00
This reference work provides a systematic presentation of the liability systems in EU member states for the first time. Similarities and differences between EU states? various legal systems are presented and also explained in terms of Union Law. In addition, approaches to establishing a uniform state liability law in the future are outlined.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This book provides a clear and concise explanation of the central principles of international humanitarian law (or the law of armed conflict) while situating them in a broader philosophical, ethical and legal context. The authors consider a range of wider issues relevant to international humanitarian law, including its ethical foundations, relationship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95
The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00
This book provides a critical examination of the most important institutions of global governance in the world today. Drawing on history, political science, law and economics, the authors examine institutions such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and also the global private... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00
Governments use human rights both as a tool and as an objective of foreign policy. The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy analyses conflicting policy goals such as peace and security, economic relations and development co-operation. The use of diplomatic, economic and military means is discussed, together with the role of state actors, intergovernmental... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
Rethinking Human Rights brings together a team of authors from fields as diverse as political theory, peace studies, international law and media studies - concerned with a new international agenda of human rights promotion. The collection presents an original and tightly argued critique of current trends and deals with a range of questions concerning... more...