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Human Rights

  • Restorative Justiceby Theo Gavrielides

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The legitimacy and performance of the traditional criminal justice system is the subject of intense scrutiny as the world economic crisis continues to put pressure on governments to cut the costs of the criminal justice system. This volume brings together the leading work on restorative justice to achieve two objectives: to construct a comprehensive... more...

  • Children's Rights and Traditional Valuesby Gillian Douglas; Leslie Sebba

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book of essays by legal scholars from the United Kingdom, Eire, Israel and Palestine explores the extent to which the recognition of the concept of children?s rights is affected by adherence to religious, cultural and ethnic traditions. The aim is twofold: first, to illuminate the interface between internationally-agreed norms of conduct regarding... more...

  • Refugee Law and Practice in Japanby Osamu Arakaki

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the development of refugee law and policy in Japan. The book discusses systemic weaknesses and compares the evolution of law in other states to highlight problems in Japan's refugee determination system. Ultimately, the book calls for Japan to reform failing systems and take innovative action towards refugee protection. more...

  • Deconstructing the Reconstructionby Dina Francesca Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a range of contributors from multiple countries, this interdisciplinary volume offers a unique field view of the rule of law and human rights reform in the reconciliation and reconstruction process. The contributors all worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the ten years after the Dayton Peace Accords were signed; here they pause... more...

  • The Legal Empowerment Agendaby Dan Banik

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Despite providing society with a set of crucial services, large groups of workers in the informal economy are subject to exclusion and discrimination, and their lives are characterised by various types of vulnerabilities and deprivations that result from the denial of social, economic, political and legal protection. Although not new to the development... more...

  • Regional Human Rights Systemsby Christina M. Cerna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Over the past sixty years the regional human rights systems have surpassed the UN human rights bodies in affording protection to the victims of human rights violations. Most of these systems have courts that are empowered to issue legally binding judgments and reparations for violations of human rights, which states have been unwilling to accord the... more...

  • The United Nations System for Protecting Human Rightsby Dinah L. Shelton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The United Nations has been at the forefront of developing the international law of human rights for nearly seven decades. This volume brings together the leading research articles on the development of human rights law by the United Nations and also includes essays on issues relating to standard-setting, institutional evolution, and the creation... more...

  • Human Rights and Disabilityby John-Stewart Gordon; Johann-Christian Põder; Holger Burckhart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired people in society, but have fundamental rights to... more...

  • The United States Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution, Democracy, and the Rule of Lawby Adam Lamparello; Cynthia Swann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book argues that the judiciary, particularly the Supreme Court, should embrace an interpretive framework that promotes equal participation in the democratic process, fosters accountability, and facilitates robust public discourse among citizens of all backgrounds. The authors propose a solution that strives to restore integrity to the Court?s... more...

  • The Rule of Law in Crisis and Conflict Grey Zonesby Michael John-Hopkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book responds to ongoing calls for clarification and consensus regarding the meaning, scope and interplay of humanitarian law and human rights law in the ?grey zones? of unconventional operational environments such as counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. It contributes to the debate in this area by developing objective criteria... more...