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  • Fresh Water in International Lawby Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 119.99

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the legal regime governing fresh water, its protection, management, and uses. It looks at the status of water in international law, taking into account its multi-faceted nature, whether environmental, social, cultural, or economic. It examines the universal and regional dimensions of the regulation of... more...

  • eQualityby Peter Blanck

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    This book explores the struggle for disability rights, with a focus on Web equality for people with cognitive disabilities. more...

  • Nationality and Statelessness under International Lawby Alice Edwards; Laura van Waas

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    Identifies the rights of stateless people and outlines the major legal obstacles preventing the eradication of statelessness. more...

  • Exercising Human Rightsby Robin Redhead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of violence and human subjectivity in the context of human... more...

  • Chronic Youthby Julie Passanante Elman

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25

    The teenager has often appeared in culture as an anxious figure, the repository for American dreams and worst nightmares, at once on the brink of success and imminent failure. Spotlighting the ?troubled teen? as a site of pop cultural, medical, and governmental intervention, Chronic Youth traces the teenager as a figure through which broad threats... more...

  • The Law of Occupationby Yutuka Arai

    BRILL 2009; US$ 289.00

    Analyzes the historical evolution of the laws of occupation as a special branch of international humanitarian law (IHL), focusing on the extent to which this body of law has been transformed by its interaction with the development of international human rights law. more...

  • Due Diligence and Its Application to Protect Women from Violenceby Carin Benninger-Budel

    BRILL 2009; US$ 97.00

    Analyses the effectiveness of the due diligence standard as well as other strategies to prevent and respond to violence against women by non-state actors taking into account contemporary problems that pose threats to women's rights. more...

  • Fair Balanceby Jonas Christoffersen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 280.00

    In one of the most important publications on the European Convention and Court of Human Rights in recent years, a wide range of fundamental practical and theoretical problems of crucial importance are addressed in an original and critical way bringing a fresh, coherent and innovative order into well-known battle zones. The analysis revolves around... more...

  • Human Rights and the Unborn Childby Rita Joseph

    BRILL 2009; US$ 145.00

    Reaffirming the Universal Declaration's recognition of the human rights of the unborn child, this book explores the implications of this recognition for modern international human rights law, establishing a case for restoring legal protection for children at risk of abortion. more...

  • Women and Human Rightsby Shilaja Nagendra

    ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Human rights are essential rights for dignified human existence encompassing rights for fulfilling basic needs as well as rights for adequate development of human personality. The proclamation of Universal Declaration of Human Rights by United Nations was epoch making opening initiatives to be taken by various countries for protection and upholding... more...