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  • The Lavender Voteby Mark Hertzog

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 89.00

    In the quarter century since the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village launched the national gay-rights movement in earnest, LGB voters have steadily expanded their political influence. The Lavender Vote is the first full- length examination of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals as a factor in American elections. Mark Hertzog here... more...

  • UN Human Rights Treaty Bodiesby Helen Keller; Geir Ulfstein

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 108.00

    Analysis of the UN human rights treaty bodies, their methods of interpretation, their effectiveness and issues of legitimacy. more...

  • Judging Social Rightsby Jeff King

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    Jeff King argues in favour of constitutionalising social rights, and presents an incrementalist approach to judicial enforcement. more...

  • Insincere Commitmentsby Heather Smith-Cannoy

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Paradoxically, many governments that persistently violate human rights have also ratified international human rights treaties that empower their citizens to file grievances against them at the United Nations. Therefore, citizens in rights-repressing regimes find themselves with the potentially invaluable opportunity to challenge their government's... more...

  • A Fundamental Freedomby David Lampo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 18.99

    It is an axiom of modern American politics that many Republicans and most conservatives are not only anti-gay but that they have capitulated to an anti-gay agenda formulated and pursued by the religious right for the past several decades. In A Fundamental Freedom, David Lampo makes the case that support for gay rights will provide long-term... more...

  • Jim Crow Lawsby Leslie Tischauser

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    ? Primary source documents, including Supreme Court decisions and W.E.B DuBois's 1947 "Statement on the Denial of Human Rights to Minorities in the Case of Citizens of Negro Descent in the United States of America and an Appeal to the United Nations for Redress" ? A chronology of events concerning the legalization of discrimination in the era of... more...

  • Practice and Theory in Comparative Lawby Maurice Adams; Jacco Bomhoff

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    A collection of essays exploring the gap between theory and practice in comparative legal studies. more...

  • EU Justice and Home Affairs Lawby Steve Peers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 79.99

    The third edition of EU Justice and Home Affairs Law is comprehensively updated and expanded to take account of the major changes introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon and the development of legislation and case-law since the last edition. It includes analysis of the widened jurisdiction of the EU's Court of Justice, the revised rules on the participation... more...

  • Religion and the Public Order of the European Unionby Ronan McCrea

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    Ronan McCrea offers the first comprehensive account of the role of religion within the public order of the European Union. He examines the facilitation and protection of individual and institutional religious freedom in EU law and the means through which the Union facilitates religious input and influence over law. In addition, the book draws attention... more...

  • Islamic Law in Actionby Kristen Stilt

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    A dynamic account of the practice of Islamic law, this book focuses on the actions of a particular legal official, the muhtasib, whose vast jurisdiction included all public behavior.In the cities of Cairo and neighboring Fustat during the Mamluk period (1250-1517), the men who held the position of muhtasib acted as regulators of markets and public... more...