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Human Rights

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  • All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Notby Keith Bybee

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Comparing law to the American practice of common courtesy, this book explains how our courts not only survive under conditions of suspected hypocrisy, but actually depend on these conditions to function. more...

  • All You Need to Know About the Music Businessby Donald S. Passman

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 23.99

    “The industry bible” ( Los Angeles Times ), now updated, essential for anyone in the music business—musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry. For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded... more...

  • Human Rightsby Andrew Clapham

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 7.99

    What are our human rights? What are their philosophical justifications and historical origins? Focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, and discrimination, this Very Short Introduction will help readers to understand for themselves the controversies and complexities behind this vitally relevant issue. - ;Today... more...

  • Half the Skyby Nicholas D. Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    #1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet... more...

  • Freedom Ridersby Raymond Arsenault

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 10.99

    They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses throughout the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story--one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement--is movingly told by acclaimed historian Raymond Arsenault... more...

  • The Law of Occupationby Yutuka Arai

    BRILL 2009; US$ 289.00

    Analyzes the historical evolution of the laws of occupation as a special branch of international humanitarian law (IHL), focusing on the extent to which this body of law has been transformed by its interaction with the development of international human rights law. more...

  • Due Diligence and Its Application to Protect Women from Violenceby Carin Benninger-Budel

    BRILL 2009; US$ 97.00

    Analyses the effectiveness of the due diligence standard as well as other strategies to prevent and respond to violence against women by non-state actors taking into account contemporary problems that pose threats to women's rights. more...

  • Fair Balanceby Jonas Christoffersen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 280.00

    In one of the most important publications on the European Convention and Court of Human Rights in recent years, a wide range of fundamental practical and theoretical problems of crucial importance are addressed in an original and critical way bringing a fresh, coherent and innovative order into well-known battle zones. The analysis revolves around... more...

  • On Libertyby Stuart John

    Harriman House 2010; US$ 2.62

    A potent defence of the individual, and a foundational text for political and social Liberalism, 'On Liberty' is a classic of English philosophy. An important and fascinating book, in many respects it provided the spiritual basis of modern Western society - mistrustful of religion, respectful of non-conformity, and prizing personal over social fulfillment. more...

  • The European Court of Human Rights and its Discontentsby Spyridon Flogaitis; Tom Zwart; Julie Fraser

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The European Court of Human Rights has long been part of the most advanced human rights regime in the world. However, the Court has increasingly drawn criticism, with questions raised about its legitimacy and backlog of cases. This book for the first time brings together the critics of the Court and its proponents to debate these issues. The result... more...