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Human Rights

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  • Freedom of Informationby Patrick Birkinshaw

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

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

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the development and the role of human rights in the European Union, arguing that human rights have become an important component of the foreign policy of the European Union. The book goes on to analyse the EU?s policy on minorities, as a particular example of human rights. 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...

  • Nutzergenerierte Inhalte als Gegenstand des Privatrechtsby Henning Große Ruse-Khan; Nadine Klass; Silke von Lewinski

    Springer 2010; US$ 79.95

    Nutzergenerierte Inhalte im Internet gewinnen immer mehr an Bedeutung und stellen das Recht täglich vor neue Herausforderungen. In Blogs, Wikis und Videoportalen wie YouTube und MyVideo, aber auch in sozialen Netzwerken wie MySpace interagieren Nutzer und schaffen Inhalte. Damit legen sie zunehmend die Rolle des passiven Rezipienten ab und werden zum... more...

  • Global Think Tanksby James McGann; Richard Sabatini

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    This volume provides a clear description of and context for the global proliferation of think tanks, highlighting that these institutions are still relatively new players in global and national politics, and clearly outlining the factors contributing to the proliferation of think tanks, the present nature of this proliferation, and the future of think... more...

  • Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitrationby Pierre-Marie Dupuy; Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann; Francesco Francioni

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    This book offers a systematic analysis of the interaction between international investment law, investment arbitration and human rights, including the role of national and international courts, investor-state arbitral tribunals and alternative jurisdictions, the risks of legal and jurisdictional fragmentation, the human rights dimensions of investment... more...

  • Rule of Law in the Middle East and the Islamic World, Theby Eugene Cotran; Mai Yamani

    I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 32.00

    In this country-by-country survey a range of distinguished scholars, practitioners and judges explore how the concepts of ?the Rule of Law? and ?Human Rights? are being debated and applied in the changing social and political climates of Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Pakistan. more...

  • Islam, Liberalism and Human Rightsby Katerina Dalacoura

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 35.00

    This timely book, newly revised for this edition, addresses the question of human rights in the international context, focusing in particular on the interaction between human rights as a value and norm in international relations and Islam as a constituent of political culture in particular societies. Katerina Dalacoura?s argument proceeds at two levels.... more...

  • Grounding Human Rights in a Pluralist Worldby Grace Y. Kao

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which declared that every human being, without "distinction of any kind," possesses a set of morally authoritative rights and fundamental freedoms that ought to be socially guaranteed. Since that time, human rights have arguably become the... more...