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Human Rights

  • A Critique of Proportionality and Balancingby Francisco Urbina

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book offers a comprehensive critique of the principle of proportionality and balancing as applied to human and constitutional rights. more...

  • Voting Rights of Refugeesby Ruvi Ziegler; Guy S. Goodwin-Gill

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    A novel legal argument about the voting rights of refugees recognised in the 1951 Geneva Convention. more...

  • The Campus Rape Frenzyby KC Johnson; Stuart Taylor Jr.

    Encounter Books 2017; US$ 27.99

    In recent years, politicians led by President Obama and prominent senators and governors have teamed with extremists on campus to portray our nation?s campuses as awash in a violent crime waveand to suggest (preposterously) that university leaders, professors, and students are indifferent to female sexual assault victims in their midst. Neither of... more...

  • Democratic Dialogue and the Constitutionby Alison L Young

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 74.99

    Focusing on the protection of rights in the UK, this book establishes a framework for interactions to better protect rights, facilitate deliberation, engage citizens, and provide for checks and balances. It further evaluates how well these values are achieved in the UK constitution now, and in light of a British Bill of Rights and Brexit. more...

  • The Rights of Manby Thomas Paine

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    In The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine defends the representational form of government. He posits that all men are born with God-given rights that cannot be taken from them by any government. Paine's position on inalienable rights played a major role in the Bill of Rights being included in the Constitution. This seminal work is as pertinent today as when... more...

  • The Science of Rightby Immanuel Kant

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and systematic knowledge of the principles of natural right. And it is from this science that the immutable principles of all positive legislation... more...

  • Menschenrechte in der Entwicklungspolitikby Léonie Jana Wagner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.96

    Léonie Jana Wagner fragt in diesem Buch, was es für die Konzipierung, Umsetzung und Bewertung von Entwicklungspolitik bedeutet, wenn Menschenrechte als ihre Basis betrachtet werden. Sie zeigt unter Rückgriff auf das Konzept der extraterritorialen Staatenpflichten, dass sich bereits aus den menschenrechtlichen Grundlagendokumenten ein Gebot ableiten... more...

  • Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorismby Laura Scaife

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer- influencing the way in which terror groups are changing their tactics... more...

  • Transitional Justice in Practiceby Renée Jeffery

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.86

    This book examines the practice of transitional justice in the Solomon Islands from the period of the ?The Tensions? to the present. In late 1998, the Solomon Islands were plunged into a period of violent civil conflict precipitated by a complex web of grievances, injustices, ethnic tensions, and economic insecurities. This conflict dragged on until... more...

  • The Regulation of the Global Water Services Marketby Julien Chaisse

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    The book aims to analyse the development of the right to water from the perspective of human rights law. more...