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Human Rights

  • Freedom of Speech: Documents Decodedby David Hudson

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 81.00

    The freedom to speak one's mind is a subject of great importance to most Americans but especially to students, minorities, and those who are socially or economically disadvantaged?individuals whose voices have historically been censored or marginalized in American society. Documents Decoded: Freedom of Speech offers accessible, student-friendly... more...

  • Civil Society in Europeby Tymen J. van der Ploeg; Wino J. M. van Veen; Cornelia R. M. Versteegh

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    This book explores how civil society organisations are, and might best be, regulated in Europe, at both the regional and domestic level. more...

  • Soft Law and Global Health Problemsby Sharifah Sekalala

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    A legal examination of global health governance issues relating to access to essential medicines for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. more...

  • Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimesby Anthony Nott

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.88

    Tony Nott retired from the Dorset Police in 2002 at the rank of superintendent. He had spent most of his service as a detective, and had been involved in the investigation of a number of murder cases and other serious crimes.In 2000 he led the British forensic team on exhumations in Kosovo and describes the horror and brutality carried out by Serb... more...

  • The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights Systemby Surya P. QC (Hon) OBE Subedi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The UN human rights agenda has reached the mature age of 70 years and many UN mechanisms created to implement this agenda are themselves in their middle-age, yet human rights violations are still a daily occurrence around the globe. The scorecard of the UN human rights mechanisms appears impressive in terms of the promotion, spreading of education... more...

  • Islam and Human Rightsby Abdullahi An-Na'im; edited by Mashood A. Baderin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 235.00

    The relationship between Islam and human rights forms an important aspect of contemporary international human rights debates. Current international events have made the topic more relevant than ever in international law discourse. Professor Abdullahi An-Na'im is undoubtedly one of the leading international scholars on this subject. He has written... more...

  • Human Rights in Crisisby Alice Bullard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    This volume expands our understanding of the pursuit of human rights during the era of the War on Terror. The threat to human rights both in the United States and among detainees in US-governed detention facilities created a widely perceived crisis in human rights. This text explores the broad and complicated ramifications of crisis by looking comparatively... more...

  • Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Rightsby Laura Beth Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 425.00

    This important volume examines rights from an inter-disciplinary law and society perspective, beginning with the premise that the most basic functions of rights requires the empirical study of rights consciousness and claiming behavior. As such the volume includes articles and essays by political scientists, historians, lawyers, and sociologists which... more...

  • Rights: Concepts and Contextsby Horacio Spector; Brian Bix

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    Rights: Concepts and Contexts contains the central works of recent scholarship on the nature of rights, with contributions by some of the most prominent contemporary theorists in moral, legal, and political philosophy, including Joseph Raz, Robert Alexy, Jeremy Waldron, Morton Horwitz, Stephen Darwall, Margaret Gilbert, David Lyons, and Aharon Barak.... more...

  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rightsby Manisuli Ssenyonjo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 450.00

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a collection of seminal papers examining legal, conceptual and practical questions regarding the international legal protection of economic, social and cultural rights. The volume discusses what human rights obligations economic, social and cultural rights entail for states and non-state actors; the nature and... more...