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Human Rights

  • Federal Reports on Police Killingsby U.S. Department of Justice

    Melville House 2017; US$ 15.99

    Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, and Baltimore , the complete reports from the Department of Justice's landmark investigations of police violence in three major American cities. This collection opens with the brief Department of Justice statement about the decision to close the investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin... more...

  • The Eritrean National Serviceby Gaim Kibreab

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Gives voice to the conscripts who are forced to serve indefinitely without remuneration under the ENS in a powerful critical survey of its effect from the Liberation Struggle to today. more...

  • Lovingby Sheryll Cashin

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.99

    How interracial love and marriage changed history, and may soon alter the landscape of American politics. Loving beyond boundaries is a radical act that is changing America. When Mildred and Richard Loving wed in 1958, they were ripped from their shared bed and taken to court. Their crime: miscegenation, punished by exile from their home state of... more...

  • Voices of Civil Rights Lawyersby Kent Spriggs

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 45.00

    "One of the great, largely unknown stories of American history. This volume is a wonderfully evocative demonstration of something often discounted--how important law and lawyers were, and remain, in realizing the promise of full equality for all citizens."--Kenneth W. Mack, author of Representing the Race "Filled with tales of ordinary people exhibiting... more...

  • Privacyby Leslie P. Francis; John G. Francis

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    Privacy is one of our most essential values, but popular understanding of it lags far behind the heat the concept generates. It's easy to understand why. The concept itself has shifted in U.S. law from autonomy, to property, to confidentiality. Further, with a host of cultural differences as to how privacy is understood globally and in different religions,... more...

  • 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$ 21.97

    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...