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Human Rights

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  • Judging Social Rightsby Jeff King

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    Jeff King argues in favour of constitutionalising social rights, and presents an incrementalist approach to judicial enforcement. more...

  • Insincere Commitmentsby Heather Smith-Cannoy

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Paradoxically, many governments that persistently violate human rights have also ratified international human rights treaties that empower their citizens to file grievances against them at the United Nations. Therefore, citizens in rights-repressing regimes find themselves with the potentially invaluable opportunity to challenge their government's... more...

  • Jim Crow Lawsby Leslie V. Tischauser

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 58.00

    Enforced by the United States Supreme Court, Jim Crow laws established two separate, distinct, and unequal societies in the American South, one white and the other black. Jim Crow laws made it impossible for Southern blacks to vote, get an education, or find economic security. It is a chapter of American history we would like to forgetā??yet, it is... more...

  • EU Justice and Home Affairs Lawby Steve Peers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 79.99

    The third edition of EU Justice and Home Affairs Law is comprehensively updated and expanded to take account of the major changes introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon and the development of legislation and case-law since the last edition. It includes analysis of the widened jurisdiction of the EU's Court of Justice, the revised rules on the participation... more...

  • Religion and the Public Order of the European Unionby Ronan McCrea

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    Ronan McCrea offers the first comprehensive account of the role of religion within the public order of the European Union. He examines the facilitation and protection of individual and institutional religious freedom in EU law and the means through which the Union facilitates religious input and influence over law. In addition, the book draws attention... more...

  • Islamic Law in Actionby Kristen Stilt

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    A dynamic account of the practice of Islamic law, this book focuses on the actions of a particular legal official, the muhtasib, whose vast jurisdiction included all public behavior.In the cities of Cairo and neighboring Fustat during the Mamluk period (1250-1517), the men who held the position of muhtasib acted as regulators of markets and public... more...

  • A Europe of Rightsby Helen Keller; Alec Stone Sweet

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 120.99

    The European Convention on Human Rights has evolved into a sophisticated legal system, whose formal reach into the domestic law and politics of the Contracting States is limited only by the ever-widening scope of the Convention itself, as determined by a transnational court. In this book, a team of distinguished scholars trace and evaluate, comparatively,... more...

  • Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rightsby Philip Leach

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99

    Now in its third edition, Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rights is written by an experienced human rights practitioner. It provides practical and accessible guidance on taking cases to the European Court of Human Rights. It incorporates a step-by-step approach to the litigation process, covering areas such as lodging the initial application,... more...

  • Hierarchy in International Lawby Erika De Wet; Jure Vidmar

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99

    This book takes an inductive approach to the question of whether there is a hierarchy in international law, with human rights obligations trumping other duties. It assesses the extent to which such a hierarchy can be said to exist through an analysis of the case law of national courts. Each chapter of the book examines domestic case law on an issue... more...

  • Foundations of International Migration Lawby Brian Opeskin; Richard Perruchoud; Jillyanne Redpath-Cross

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 46.00

    A stimulating survey of the key themes in international migration law. more...