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Human Rights

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  • 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...

  • Children?s Bioethicsby Maya Sabatello

    BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00

    Drawing on interdisciplinary scholastic work, the book offers a comprehensive examination of the international bio-political discourse on childrena (TM)s bioethics and, suggests an innovative model to resolve clashes between medical cultures and identity under international human rights law. more...

  • A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 43-45by Mieke Verheyde

    BRILL 2006; US$ 66.00

    This volume constitutes a commentary on Articles 43-45 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, "A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child", which provides an article-by-article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and... more...

  • The Invisible Constitutionby Laurence H. Tribe

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 12.99

    As everyone knows, the United States Constitution is a tangible, visible document. Many see it in fact as a sacred text, holding no meaning other than that which is clearly visible on the page. Yet as renowned legal scholar Laurence Tribe shows, what is not written in the Constitution plays a key role in its interpretation. Indeed some of the most... more...

  • Human Rightsby Andrew Fagan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers an introduction and an analysis of enduring themes and issues in the contemporary theory and practice of human rights. Providing a multi-disciplinary analysis, this title engages with philosophical, political and social approaches to the subject of human rights. It is suitable for postgraduate and undergraduate students. more...

  • From Civil to Human Rightsby Helle Porsdam

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Discusses the development of human rights as a discourse of atonement for Europeans - a discourse which has the potential to become a shared, transatlantic discourse. This book is suitable for postgraduate students and scholars within the fields of law, history, political science and international relations. more...

  • Human Rights as Indivisible Rightsby I E Koch

    BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00

    The book analyses the legal nation of human rights as indivisible, interrelated and interdependent rights by analysing case law from the European Court of Human Rights. The book concludes that the nation of human rights as indivisible right as a legal content and that aspects of several socio-economic rights are in fact protected by the Convention. more...

  • Minority Groups and Judicial Discourse in International Lawby Gaetano Pentassuglia

    BRILL 2009; US$ 141.00

    Set against previous stages of minority protection under international law, this book discusses the role of courts and court-like bodies particularly in the Americas, Africa and Europe in articulating and accommodating the interests and needs of ethno-cultural minority groups as part of the human rights discourse. Conceptually, it exposes different... more...

  • The Genocide Convention: The Travaux Préparatoires (2 vols)by Hirad Abtahi; Philippa Webb

    BRILL 2008; US$ 574.00

    This work gathers in a single publication the records of the meetings which, in the context of the post World War II United Nations, led to the adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. more...

  • Due Process and International Terrorismby Roza Pati

    BRILL 2009; US$ 222.00

    This book is unique as it comprehensively analyzes the international guarantees of due process in criminal law ranging from arrest and detention to other pre-trial procedures to the trial itself and appeals, both in times of normalcy and in times of emergency, against the background of the ?Global War on Terror.? Relevant jurisprudence of universal... more...