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  1. The Quest for Rights

    The Quest for Rights

    Edited by Massimo La Torre, Leone Niglia, Mart Susi
    This discerning book explores the concept of human and fundamental rights, originating from the seminal work by the German legal scholar and constitutional lawyer Robert Alexy. Recognising the growing challenges to the idea of the universality of Human Rights, expert scholars consider time-independent conceptual questions which inevitably lie at the heart of any contemporary human rights discourse: What is the justification of balancing and/or trading off fundamental rights against other rights and collective goods? And are there utilitarian considerations that can limit the normative force of human rights? Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Citizenship in Times of Turmoil?

    Citizenship in Times of Turmoil?

    Edited by Devyani Prabhat
    This innovative book considers the evolution of the contemporary issues surrounding British citizenship, integrating the social aspects and ideas of identity and belonging alongside the legal elements. With contributions from renowned lawyers and academics, it challenges the view that there are immutable values and enduring rights associated with citizenship status. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. UN Reform

    UN Reform

    Stephen Browne
    Over three-quarters of a century, the UN has been impacted by major changes in the balance of powers among its member states, and is today threatened by nationalistic instincts. In this book, former UN insider Stephen Browne documents the textured history and numerous faces of the UN, from peacekeeper to humanitarian and development actor to stalwart defender of global human rights. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  4. Human Rights, Export Credits and Development Cooperation

    Human Rights, Export Credits and Development Cooperation

    Barbara Linder
    This book analyses to what extent the current human rights system allows affected individuals to claim accountability for human rights violations resulting from bilateral development and export credit agency supported undertakings. The author explores three legal pathways: host state responsibility, home state responsibility and corporate responsibility. The book concludes with recommendations on how to strengthen human rights accountability and improve access to justice for adversely affected individuals. It will be of great interest to those researching the intersection between human rights, development cooperation, and investment. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Mega-Dams and Human Rights

    Mega-Dams and Human Rights

    Itzchak Kornfeld
    This original and insightful book explores and examines the impact that building mega-dams has on the human rights of those living in surrounding areas, and in particular those of indigenous peoples who are often most affected. Compiling case studies from around the world, Itzchak Kornfeld provides clear examples of how human rights violations are perpetrated and compounded, with chapters examining historical, recent and ongoing dam projects. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  6. The UN Human Rights Council

    The UN Human Rights Council

    Eric Tistounet
    Since its establishment the work of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has been subject to many interpretations, theories, comments or conclusions. This comprehensive book dissects every aspect of the UNHRCs work and analyses the efficiency of, and interactions between, its mechanisms. Authored by the first Secretary of the UNHRC, this book provides unique practitioner insights into the complex decision making processes of the Council alongside the core variations from its predecessor. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 265.00   Web: $ 238.50
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  7. International Human Rights Law and Diplomacy

    International Human Rights Law and Diplomacy

    Kriangsak Kittichaisaree
    This incisive book provides an unparalleled insight into the ways in which international human rights law functions in a real world context across cultural, religious and geopolitical divides. Written by a professor, former ambassador and international judge, the book demonstrates how power, diplomacy, tactics and processes operate within the human rights system from the perspective of a non-Western insider with more than three decades’ experience in the field. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
    Availability: Not yet published