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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
During the last few decades the world has experienced an unprecedented level of cross-border migration. While this has generated significant socio-economic gains for host countries, as well as sometimes for the countries of origin, the costs and benefits involved are unevenly distributed. Consequently, growing global population mobility is a hotly... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15
For more than half a century, Keith Sorrenson – one of New Zealand?s leading historians and himself of mixed Maori and Pakeha descent – has dived deeper than anyone into the story of two peoples in New Zealand. In this new book, Sorrenson brings together his major writing from the last 56 years into a powerful whole – covering topics from the origins... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 21.00
Every year from April to October, the Sánchez family traveled?crowded in the back of trucks, camping in converted barns, tending and harvesting crops across the breadth of the United States. Although hoeing sugar beets with a short hoe was their specialty, they also picked oranges in California, apples in Washington, cucumbers in Michigan, onions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Although nomadic peoples are scattered worldwide and have highly heterogeneous lifestyles, they face similar threats to their mobile livelihood and survival. Commonly, nomadic peoples are facing pressure from the predominant sedentary world over mobility, land rights, water resources, access to natural resources, and migration routes. Adding to these... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 119.70
Völkerrechtliche Normen sprechen Menschen zunehmend direkt an. Die Vervielfachung und Ausdifferenzierung völkerrechtsunmittelbarer materieller Rechte und Pflichten des Menschen sowie ihrer prozeduralen Durchsetzungsmöglichkeiten haben nicht nur eine quantitative, sondern auch eine qualitative Bedeutung. Grundthese des Buches ist, dass ein Paradigmenwechsel... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the world in the 1990s, and evaluates the extent to which... 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 218.00
Enforced disappearance is one of the most serious human rights violations. It constitutes an autonomous offence and a crime under international law on account of its multiple and continuing character. It is not a phenomenon of the past, nor is it geographically limited to Latin America: such scourge is widespread today and on the increase in other... more...