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Human Rights

  • Constitutionalism: New Challengesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 207.00

    This book has its roots in a conference on recent developments in Nordic and German constitutional law that took place in Berlin in 2002 at the Nordic Cultural Centre.That conference was organised within the project Konstitutionalism, demokrati och den nordiska välfärdsstaten (Constitutionalism, Democracy and the Nordic Welfare State), financed by... more...

  • Unionsgrundrechte und Diskriminierungsverbote im Verfassungsrechtby

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 33.40

    Der Tagungsband fasst die Ergebnisse des XVII. Deutsch-Polnischen Verwaltungskolloquiums zusammen, das im September 2011 in Greifswald stattfand. Die Referate befassen sich mit aktuellen dogmatischen Grundproblemen der Unionsgrundrechte und mit konkreten Detailfragen zu zwei der umstrittensten und problematischsten unionsrechtlichen Diskriminierungsverboten... more...

  • Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rightsby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 229.00

    This collection offers an overview of the issues involved concerning the interface between human rights and intellectual property rights (IPRs). It makes clear that two schools of thought have developed. The first school maintains that human rights and IPRs are in fundamental conflict. Strong protection of IP is incompatible with human rights obligations.... more...

  • Protecting Human Security in Africaby Ademola Abass

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 129.99

    Protecting Human Security in Africa discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In themes varying from corruption, the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, food security, the devastation of internal displacement... more...

  • Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekersby Professor Ademola Abass; Professor Francesca Ippolito; Professor Satvinder S Juss

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental challenges which undermine an effective asylum process as well as regional difficulties with the various circumstances surrounding asylum... more...

  • Africa's Long Road to Rights / Long Trajet de l'Afrique vers les droitsby Hakima Abbas

    Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, this reflection on its achievements as well as its limitations brings to light the commission's work since its beginning. This bilingual compilationin both English and Frenchincludes essays by Hakima Abbas, Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Roselynn... more...

  • Prisoners of the International Communityby Denis Abels

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 279.00

    Little has been written about the legal position and conditions of detention of persons detained by international criminal tribunals, particularly as regards their internal legal position (their rights and duties inside the remand facility). The primary purpose of this book is to set out the law governing the detention of persons detained under the... more...

  • Aviation and International Cooperationby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses an essential gap in the regulatory regime, which provides legislation, statements and guidelines on airlines, airports, air navigation services providers and States in the field of aviation, but is notably lacking when it comes to the rights of the airline passenger, and the average citizen who is threatened by military air strikes.... more...

  • Human Rights and Structural Adjustmentby M. Rodwan Abouharb; David Cingranelli

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    Critique of the effect of World Bank and IMF structural adjustment agreements on developing countries. more...

  • New Faces, New Voicesby Marisa Abrajano; R. Michael Alvarez

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    Making up 14.2 percent of the American population, Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States. Clearly, securing the Hispanic vote is more important to political parties than ever before. Yet, despite the current size of the Hispanic population, is there a clear Hispanic politics? Who are Hispanic voters? What are their political... more...