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Human Rights

  • Pitched Battleby Larry Writer

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 24.99

    A vivid story of the men and women who took a stand when sport mixed with politics In 1971, when the racially selected all-white Springbok rugby team toured Australia, we became a nation at war with ourselves. There was bloodshed as tens of thousands of anti-Apartheid campaigners clashed with governments, police, and rugby fans ? who were given... more...

  • International Human Rights Law and Practiceby Ilias Bantekas; Lutz Oette

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    The second edition of this innovative textbook explores human rights law through an engaging combination of theory and practice. more...

  • Humanity at Seaby Itamar Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Integrates legal, historical, and philosophical materials to illuminate the migration topic and to provide a novel theory of human rights. more...

  • Der von Art. 8 EMRK gewährleistete Schutz vor staatlichen Eingriffen in die Persönlichkeitsrechte im Internetby Franziska Paefgen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 51.90

    Das Buch beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema des von Artikel 8 EMRK gewährleisteten Schutzes vor staatlichen Eingriffen in die Persönlichkeitsrechte im Internet. Es widmet sich der Fragestellung, ob Artikel 8 EMRK die Persönlichkeitsrechte des Einzelnen im Internet wirksam vor staatlichen Eingriffen schützen kann. Dabei ist zu veranschlagen, dass... more...

  • International Women's Rights Casesby Robyn Emerton; Kirstine Adams; Andrew Byrnes; Jane Connors

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.95

    The last two decades have seen major advances in the legal protection of the human rights of women around the world. A series of international and national court cases has developed an important body of jurisprudence that has been relied on by courts and advocates in many countries to support women's claims for equality and the full enjoyment of human... more...

  • The Betrayalby Kim Christian Priemel

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    Examines how the Allies came to terms with how a 'civilised' nation like Germany could perpetrate the crimes of WWII and sought to bring them back to the Western fold. Priemel shows that while many German institutions, which were ostensibly similar to their Allied counterparts, had been corrupted even before Hitler's rise to power. more...

  • The Gift of Angerby Joe Solmonese; Judy Shepard

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Under Joe Solmonese's leadership, the Human Rights Campaign became the model other organizations look toward to create effective social and political change. Against daunting odds, HRC was instrumental in passing landmark national legislation such as the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act; repealing ?Don't Ask, Don't Tell?;... more...

  • Föderaler Rechtsschutzby Holger A. Kastler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.45

    Holger A. Kastler untersucht Rechtsschutzdefizite im transnationalen Polizei- und Sicherheitsrecht sowie die wechselseitige Beeinflussung von staatlichem Recht, Europarecht und Völkerrecht. Der Autor entwickelt das Modell einer Föderation von mehrfach verbundenen Staaten, die zwar rechtlich selbständig bleiben, aber nicht nur an die Grundrechte, sondern... more...

  • Normative Plurality in International Lawby Carlos Iván Fuentes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book provides a theoretical framework for explaining the choices made by international decision-makers in terms of what constitutes law. It comprehensively analyzes the practice of human rights courts in applying legal instruments outside their competence and proposes that this practice recognizes that different normative instruments coexist... more...

  • A Company's Right to Damages for Non-Pecuniary Lossby Vanessa Wilcox

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This detailed examination explores the extent to which non-pecuniary damages can properly be awarded to companies. more...