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Human Rights

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • The Europeanization of the Worldby John M. Headley

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    The Europeanization of the World puts forward a defense of Western civilization and the unique gifts it has bequeathed to the world-in particular, human rights and constitutional democracy-at a time when many around the globe equate the West with hubris and thinly veiled imperialism. John Headley argues that the Renaissance and the Reformation... more...

  • Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Springby Rainer Grote; Tilmann J. Röder

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Spring offers a comprehensive analysis of the impact that new and draft constitutions and amendments - such as those in Jordan, Morocco, Syria, Egypt, and Tunisia - have had on the transformative processes that drive constitutionalism in Arab countries. This collection of essays, written by... more...

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economyby Ravi Malhotra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United States and best known for her analyses of the issues... more...

  • Human Rights and Religion in Educational Contextsby Manfred L. Pirner; Johannes Lähnemann; Heiner Bielefeldt

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    What is the role of religion(s) in a human rights culture and in human rights education? How do human rights and religion relate in the context of public education? And what can religious education at public schools contribute to human rights education? These are the core questions addressed by this book. Stimulating deliberations, illuminating... more...

  • Everyone?s Guide to South African Lawby Adriaan Anderson; Anelia Dodd

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 13.00

    The law affects us all, and even your most basic day-to-day choices and actions have legal implications. Yet few people have much knowledge of the law or understand complicated legal terminology ? and lawyers? fees are beyond many people?s reach. This book will provide you with the necessary information on a wide range of legal issues that may impact... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rightsby Peter Blanck; Eilionóir Flynn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The authors consider historical and contemporary, as... more...

  • The Globalization of Childhoodby Robyn Linde

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Through a qualitative, comparative study of the diffusion of a single human rights norm--the abolition of the death penalty for child offenders--this book argues that the growth of state control over children contributed to the consolidation of the state and the creation of international order. more...

  • Religious Rules, State Law, and Normative Pluralism - A Comparative Overviewby Rossella Bottoni; Rinaldo Cristofori; Silvio Ferrari

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book is devoted to the studyof the interplaybetween religious rules and State law. It exploreshow State recognition of religious rules can affect the degree of legaldiversity that is available to citizens and why such recognition sometimeresults in more individual and collective freedom and sometime in a threat toequality of citizens before the... more...

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asiaby Amy Barrow; Joy L. Chia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on gender-based violence in Asia beyond domestic violence,... more...