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Human Rights

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  • 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...

  • Rights Talkby Mary Ann Glendon

    Free Press 2008; US$ 16.95

    Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community. more...

  • Discourse on Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99

    The searing indictment of man-made inequality in all its many forms that Rousseau offers in Discourse on Inequality is a must-read for philosophy buffs and supporters of social justice. This artfully composed argument sets forth the core elements of Rousseau's philosophical views, including his unique take on Hobbes' concept of nature and natural... more...

  • Freedom of Informationby Patrick Birkinshaw

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 64.00

    This detailed discussion of FOI laws and personal data laws examines the historical development and their modern context. more...

  • Legalizing Gay Marriageby Michael Mello

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Every day seems to bring news of legal challenges to existing marriage laws and the constitutionality of any form of union for same-sex partners. In this timely and accessible book, Michael Mello argues that the public debates and political battles that have divided Vermont and Massachusetts will be repeated across the country as state after state... more...

  • Human Rights and Minority Rights in the European Unionby Kirsten Shoraka

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    The end of the Cold War has ushered a restructuring of the institutions of the European Community, culminating into its enlargement to Eastern Europe, under the aegis of economic integration, democracy and human rights. This book examines the development and the role of human rights in the European Union, from its inception as an economic co-operation... more...