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Human Rights

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  • 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...

  • Escaping the Self-Determination Trapby M. Weller

    BRILL 2009; US$ 73.00

    There is a movement in the discussion about self-determination and statehood. This monograph argues that classical self-determination, narrowly conceived in the colonial context, cannot contribute to the resolution of the self-determination conflicts. It finds that a fresh practice of addressing self-determination conflicts has emerged. 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...

  • The Changing Face of Religion and Human Rightsby C Nathan

    BRILL 2009; US$ 110.00

    Clemens N. Nathan has devoted a lifetime to the pursuit of Human Rights to understanding more...

  • Minority Groups and Judicial Discourse in International Lawby G 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 Conventionby Hirad Abtahi; Philippa Webb

    BRILL 2008; US$ 574.00

    Gathers together the records of the multitude of meetings which, in the context of the newly established United Nations, led to the adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on 9 December 1948. This work enables academics and practitioners an access to the Genocide Convention's travaux preparatoires. 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...