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Human Rights

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  • Unlocking Human Rightsby Peter Halstead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Unlocking Human Rights will ensure that you grasp the main concepts of this fascinating and dynamic area of law with ease, providing you with an indispensible foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: • The nature of human rights • European Convention on Human Rights • Human Rights Act • Right to life... more...

  • International Humanitarian Lawby Dr U C Jha

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2011; US$ 35.00

    This book gives an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of international humanitarian law or the laws of war. The author has traced the history of the laws of war and examined their relations with human rights and refugee laws. The topics covered include protection to the victims of war: prisoners, civilians, women, children, the natural environment... more...

  • Racial Discrimination and Private Educationby Arthur S. Miller

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    Miller discusses the possible governmental sanctions against integration and the possible ways in which the guarantees of the First and Fourteenth Amendments might be sought and obtained for private schools. He also analyzes the possible effects of discriminatory administrative enforcement of laws as a weapon against integration and the use of and... more...

  • Redressing Everyday Discriminationby Karla Perez Portilla

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the harm that everyday discrimination can cause and proposes ways in which it can be redressed. Extreme forms of harmful expression, such as incitement to hatred, have been significantly addressed in law. Everyday generalised prejudice, negative stereotypes and gross under-representation of disadvantaged groups in mainstream media... more...

  • New Technologies and Human Rightsby Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade; Lúcio Tomé Féteira; Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Whilst advances in biotechnology and information technology have undoubtedly resulted in better quality of life for mankind, they can also bring about global problems. The legal response to the challenges caused by the rapid progress of technological change has been slow and the question of how international human rights should be protected and promoted... more...

  • Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary Chinaby Elisa Nesossi; Sarah Biddulph; Flora Sapio; Susan Trevaskes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The volume presents an extensive investigation into the process of reforms of detention powers in today’s China and offers an in-depth analysis of the debates surrounding the reformist attempts. The chapters in this collection demonstrate that legislative and institutional reforms in this area result from political opportunities - openings and tensions... more...

  • Thinking About Terrorismby Michael E. Tigar

    American Bar Association 2007; US$ 39.99

    Written by one of the top trial lawyers alive today, this is Michael Tigar's look at how government through history has responded to terrorism, with an analysis of our own government's response to the attacks of 9/11, particularly in regard to our own civil liberties. When does safety at any cost undermine the very basis for our republic? This book... more...

  • The Future of Foreign Intelligenceby Laura K. Donohue

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99

    Renowned national security law scholar Laura Donohue traces the evolution of privacy law in the digital age, and pairs that account with a history of the growth of the national security state's intelligence apparatus over the last two decades. more...

  • Resolving Conflicts between Human Rightsby Stijn Smet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Under the influence of the global spread of human rights, legal disputes are increasingly framed in human rights terms. Parties to a legal dispute can often invoke human rights norms in support of their competing claims. Yet, when confronted with cases in which human rights conflict, judges face a dilemma. They have to make difficult choices between... more...

  • Human Rights and Disabilityby John-Stewart Gordon; Johann-Christian Põder; Holger Burckhart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired people in society, but have fundamental rights to... more...