1. Human Rights Law series

    Series editor: Sarah Joseph, Monash University, Australia

    This important series, organized by theme, constitutes an essential new resource in the field of Human Rights Law. Each volume is edited by a distinguished expert in the field, and includes the key publications which illustrate the various complexities within the relevant topic. The selections are explained by their editors in informative introductions to each volume. Volumes within the series address major sub-topics within Human Rights Law such as Human Rights and the Environment, Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups, Gender Issues, Terrorism and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The series will be of enormous value to human rights scholars, researchers, lawyers and activists.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 10
  1. International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

    Edited by Fausto Pocar
    This timely two-volume set collects together the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. The first volume includes articles that discuss charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The articles in the second volume focus on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, and the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement – a world court of human rights. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this insightful collection will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 980.00   Web: $ 882.00
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  2. Human Rights and Children

    Human Rights and Children

    Edited by Barbara Stark
    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of children’s human rights, collecting the works of leading authorities as well as new scholars grappling with emerging ideas of ‘children’ and ‘rights.’ Beginning with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world, this book explores the theory, doctrine, and implementation of the legal frameworks addressing child labor, child soldiers, and child trafficking, as well as children’s socio-economic rights, including their rights to education. With an original introduction by the Professor Stark, this topical volume is an invaluable resource for scholars, students, and activists Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
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  3. Terrorism and Human Rights

    Terrorism and Human Rights

    Edited by Martin Scheinin
    Terrorism and human rights has been the subject of increased attention since the events of September 11th, 2001. Drawing on works that were originally published between 2002 and 2011, this authoritative collection covers a variety of topics, including detention and extraordinary rendition, targeted killings, freedom of expression, privacy and terrorist listings. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  4. Human Rights and Refugee Law

    Human Rights and Refugee Law

    Edited by James C. Hathaway
    This comprehensive collection of leading scholarship examines the strengths of, and challenges faced by, international refugee law over its nearly century-long existence. Following an original introduction by Professor Hathaway, Volume I addresses the questions of the political and ethical reasons that states have agreed to implement refugee protection in international law; the conceptual boundaries of refugee status; and the systems and structures by which refugee rights are implemented. Volume II takes up the nature of contemporary challenges to the refugee law regime, and examines leading proposals to revitalize and reform international refugee law in order to sustain its vitality in modern circumstances. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 770.00   Web: $ 693.00
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  5. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter
    This volume offers a selection of those major contributions which have shaped debate in the field of economic, social and cultural rights. The broad range of discussion includes: the nature of economic, social and cultural rights and the ability of courts to protect them; the effectiveness of non-judicial protective mechanisms at both the universal and the domestic level; ways of measuring whether states do enough to ‘progressively realize’ these rights; the impact of trade and investment liberalization, and of economic globalization generally, on the fulfilment of such rights; and the role of economic, social and cultural rights in development. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 539.00   Web: $ 485.10
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  6. Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Edited by Andrew Clapham
    The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors. Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an essential set of contributions which address these questions. An original introduction provides the context for the selection of papers that, first offer a general overview, and then a focus on the roles and impact of national legal orders, international organizations, corporations and rebel groups. This volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the fast-moving developments related to the ways human rights law now applies to non-state actors. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 518.00   Web: $ 466.20
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  7. Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Edited by Dianne Otto
    The 1990s witnessed a surge of feminist human rights scholarship and activism in international law which has shaped jurisprudential and institutional developments, yet gender issues and human rights still remain a challenging and evolving field of study. In this collection, Professor Otto brings together seminal works which are united in their aim of questioning the existing gendered hierarchies of power and inequality and the purportedly natural foundations that have justified oppressive gender stereotypes. Included works cover, among others, the history and early developments of women’s rights, structural critiques of international human rights law, recognizing new human rights, linking women’s economic inequality and human rights and thinking beyond the duality of gender. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 1,365.00   Web: $ 1,228.50
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  8. Islam and Human Rights

    Islam and Human Rights

    Edited by Abdullah Saeed
    In this topical collection, Professor Abdullah Saeed brings together seminal articles encompassing key issues in the debates surrounding Islam and human rights. Topics covered in this comprehensive two-volume set include approaches to international human rights, freedom of expression, the right to equality under Islamic law and Islamic human rights schemes. The editor has also included a number of case studies which, along with an original introduction, greatly enhance the depth of the collection. This authoritative and timely book will be of great interest to both academics and practitioners and will serve as an excellent reference tool for anyone with an interest in Islam and human rights. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 814.00   Web: $ 732.60
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  9. Human Rights and the Environment

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by Dinah L. Shelton
    In this topical collection, Professor Dinah Shelton brings together seminal articles published since the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment that discuss and debate the linkages between human rights and environmental protection. This comprehensive two-volume set successfully encompasses the various approaches and thinking of the leading scholars in the field and is enhanced with an original introduction by the editor. This authoritative and timely book will be of great interest to lawyers, policy-makers, advocates and academics and will serve as an excellent reference tool for anyone with an interest in human rights and the environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 780.00   Web: $ 702.00
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  10. Vulnerable and Marginalised Groups and Human Rights

    Vulnerable and Marginalised Groups and Human Rights

    Edited by David Weissbrodt, Mary Rumsey
    This insightful volume addresses human rights from the perspective of those groups whose rights are especially vulnerable to abuse, with particular reference to stateless or internally-displaced persons, linguistic, cultural and sexual minorities and disabled people. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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