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  • 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...

  • Freedom of Informationby Patrick Birkinshaw

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    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...

  • Immunities and the Right of Access to Court under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rightsby Matthias Kloth

    BRILL 2010; US$ 133.00

    Combining immunities under public international law and privileges afforded to certain bodies and persons by domestic law, this book discusses the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on the conflict between immunities and Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights. more...

  • Equality, Dignity, and Same-Sex Marriageby Man Yee Karen Lee

    BRILL 2010; US$ 178.00

    This book studies the concepts of equality and dignity, and reveals their inadequacies as grounds for same-sex marriage. It argues that the moral disagreement involved entails finding common ground for deliberation between parties who share fundamental values as fellow rights-holders. more...

  • Trafficking and Human Rightsby Leslie Holmes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Human trafficking is widely considered to be the fastest growing branch of trafficking. As this important book reveals, it has moved rapidly up the agenda of states and international organisations since the early-1990s, not only because of this growth, but also as its implications for security and human rights have become clearer. This fascinating... more...

  • Do They Hear You When You Cryby Fauziya Kassindja; Layli Miller Bashir

    Transworld 2010; US$ 11.27

    Like the bestsellers Princess and Not Without My Daughter, Do They Hear You When You Cry? tells the dramatic, compulsively readable story of a woman fighting to free herself from the injustices of her culture. Fauziya Kassindja's harrowing story begins in Togo, Africa, where she enjoyed a sheltered childhood, shielded by her progressive father from... more...