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  • UN Human Rights Treaty Bodiesby Helen Keller; Geir Ulfstein

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 34.00 US$ 27.88

    An analysis of the UN human rights treaty bodies, their methods of interpretation, their effectiveness and issues of legitimacy. more...

  • Judging Social Rightsby Jeff King

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    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 US$ 23.96

    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 Tischauser

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    Jim Crow Laws presents the history of the discriminatory laws that segregated people by race in the American South from the end of the Civil War through passage of the 1965 Civil Rights Act. To paint a true picture of these deplorable restrictions, this book provides a detailed analysis of the creation, defense, justification, and fight against... more...

  • A Fundamental Freedomby David Lampo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 18.99

    It is an axiom of modern American politics that many Republicans and most conservatives are not only anti-gay but that they have capitulated to an anti-gay agenda formulated and pursued by the religious right for the past several decades. In A Fundamental Freedom, David Lampo makes the case that support for gay rights will provide long-term... more...

  • EU Justice and Home Affairs Lawby Steve Peers

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79

    Fully updated to reflect the changes effected by the Lisbon Treaty, the new edition of EU Justice and Home Affairs Law offers a comprehensive analysis of the EU law covering crime, policing, civil co-operation, immigration and asylum. more...

  • Practice and Theory in Comparative Lawby Maurice Adams; Jacco Bomhoff

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A collection of essays exploring the gap between theory and practice in comparative legal studies. more...

  • New Media and Sportby Katrien Lefever

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 179.00

    During the past decade, the media landscape and the coverage of sports events have changed fundamentally. Sports fans can consume the sports content of their choice, on the platform they prefer and at the time they want. Furthermore, thanks to electronic devices and Internet, content can now be created and distributed by every sports fan. As a result,... more...

  • Hierarchy in International Lawby Erika De Wet; Jure Vidmar

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    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...

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

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89

    An essential, step-by-step guide to the practice and procedure of the European Court of Human Rights. This book provides practical, in-depth guidance on the Court procedure and includes a concise and up-to-date analysis of the substantive law of the European Convention on Human Rights. more...