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Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Steven Malby
November 15, 2019

The development of an international human rights jurisprudence on criminalization is in its relative infancy. Nonetheless, systematic examination of international decisions on acts engaging the criminal law reveals an emerging human rights approach to the acceptability, or not, of criminalization....

Research Methods for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm

Research Methods for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg, Loveday Hodson
July 04, 2019

The study and teaching of international human rights law is dominated by the doctrinal method. A wealth of alternative approaches exists, but they tend to be discussed in isolation from one another. This collection focuses on cross-theoretical discussion that brings together an array of different...

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Mart Susi
June 18, 2019

The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and...

Human Rights and the Digital Divide

Human Rights and the Digital Divide

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anne Peacock
June 17, 2019

The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the ability it bestows on users to create and share information, rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees, this book critically evaluates the goal of bridging...

The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

1st Edition

Ronagh McQuigg
May 23, 2019

The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by...

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

1st Edition

Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton
May 01, 2019

The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups...

Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

1st Edition

Adnan Sattar
March 29, 2019

This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights...

Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration?

Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration?

1st Edition

Eva Brems, Ellen Desmet, Wouter Vandenhole
March 21, 2019

Children’s rights law is often studied and perceived in isolation from the broader field of human rights law. This volume explores the inter-relationship between children’s rights law and more general human rights law in order to see whether elements from each could successfully inform the other....

Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley

Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley

1st Edition

Saul J. Takahashi
February 05, 2019

The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the...

Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish

Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish

1st Edition

Michelle Farrell, Eleanor Drywood, Edel Hughes
January 23, 2019

This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly,...

Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

1st Edition

Karla M. McKanders
January 23, 2019

This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the...

Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror

1st Edition

Satvinder S. Juss
November 02, 2018

This edited collection provides a comprehensive, insightful, and detailed study of a vital area of public policy debate as it is currently occurring in countries across the world from India to South Africa and the United Kingdom to Australia. Bringing together academics and experts from a variety...

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