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Human Rights

  • Boundaries of State, Boundaries of Rightsby Tsvi Kahana; Anat Scolnicov

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    The book explores the various and sometimes unexpected ways in which states, human rights, and private actors intersect. more...

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rightsby Karen-Margrethe Simonsen; Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and social contexts. Historical as well as contemporary declarations... more...

  • Avoiding a Full Criminal Trialby Koen Vriend

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2016; US$ 109.91

    In modern societies, full criminal trials are avoided on many occasions. This book is concerned with mechanisms that either divert from or speed up the proceedings. Koen Vriend argues that the fair trial rights as established by the European Court of Human Rights under Article 6 ECHR provide a normative framework that does not only apply in a full... more...

  • The Human Right to Waterby Nandita Singh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    The discourse on the human right to water presents deliberations on the concept, content and rationale for the right, with little attention to the practical question of translating the right into reality. This book aims to fill this void by focusing on ?realization? of the right by its holders, examining how effective the mechanisms are for ?implementing?... more...

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Lawby Anne Griffiths; Sanna Mustasaari; Anna Mäki-Petajä-Leinonen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of relations and private identities. Covering issues... more...

  • Human Rights and the Reinvention of Freedomby Nick Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume seeks to propose a reinvention of freedom under contemporary conditions of globalization, cross-border mobility, and neo-liberal dominance. There are currently two predominant myths circulating about freedom. The first is that in a global age growing numbers of citizens are less concerned with freedom than they are with security.? Secondly,... more...

  • The ECHR and Human Rights Theoryby Alain Zysset

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) has been relatively neglected in the field of normative human rights theory. This book aims to bridge the gap between human rights theory and the practice of the ECHR. In order to do so, it tests the two overarching approaches in human rights theory literature: the ethical and the political, against the... more...

  • Business and Human Rightsby Nadia Bernaz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Business corporations can and do violate human rights all over the world and they are often not being held to account. Emblematic cases and situations such as the state of the Niger Delta and the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory are examples of what appears to be systemic corporate human rights abuses which are not being adequately prevented and... more...

  • Peacemakers in Action: Volume 2by Joyce S. Dubensky

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 24.60

    The second volume of Peacemakers in Action tells the stories of remarkable individuals - peacemakers - across the world who strive to end violence in religiously charged conflicts. more...

  • Women and Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Women and Leadership explores the causes and consequences of the underrepresentation of women in America's leadership roles. Drawing on comprehensive research and a survey of prominent women leaders, Rhode describes the reasons for gender inequity in leadership and identifies compelling solutions. Women and Leadership is essential reading for... more...