1. Research Handbooks in Human Rights series

    Elgar Research Handbooks are original reference works designed to provide a broad overview of research in a given field while at the same time creating a forum for more challenging, critical examination of complex and often under-explored issues within that field. Chapters by international teams of contributors are specially commissioned by editors who carefully balance breadth and depth. Often widely cited, individual chapters present expert scholarly analysis and offer a vital reference point for advanced research. Taken as a whole they achieve a wide-ranging picture of the state-of-the-art. Making a major scholarly contribution to the field of human rights, the volumes in this series explore topics of current concern from a range of jurisdictions and perspectives, offering a comprehensive analysis of current research. When relevant the Handbooks include interdisciplinary work in order to shed light on the intersection of human rights with other fields. Edited by leading scholars, each volume offers far-reaching explorations of current issues in human rights that are unrivaled in their blend of critical, substantive analysis, and in their synthesis of contemporary research. Each Handbook stands alone as an invaluable source of reference for students, scholars and practicing lawyers. Whether used as an information resource on key topics or as a platform for advanced study, volumes in this series will become definitive scholarly reference works on the law of human rights.

Books in this series

  1. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology

    Edited by Ben Wagner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Kilian Vieth
    In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and implement human rights has become unavoidable. This contemporary Handbook offers new insights into well-established debates by framing them in terms of human rights. It examines the issues posed by the management of key Internet resources, the governance of its architecture, the role of different stakeholders, the legitimacy of rule making and rule-enforcement, and the exercise of international public authority over users. Highly interdisciplinary, its contributions draw on law, political science, international relations and even computer science and science and technology studies. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
    Availability: Not yet published
  2. Research Handbook on Human Rights and the Environment

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by Anna Grear, Louis J. Kotzé
    Bringing together leading international scholars in the field, this Research Handbook interrogates, from various angles and positions, the fractious relationship between human rights and the environment and between human rights and environmental law. The Handbook provides researchers and students with a fertile source of reflection and engagement with this most important of contemporary legal relationships. Law’s complex role in the mediation of the relationship between humanity and the living order is richly reflected in this timely and authoritative collection. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
    Availability: In Stock
  3. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

    Edited by Robert Kolb, Gloria Gaggioli
    This fascinating Handbook explores the interplay between international human rights law and international humanitarian law, offering expert analysis on the increasingly complex issues surrounding their application in conflict areas across the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 298.00   Web: $ 268.20
    Availability: In Stock
    2014   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
    Availability: In Stock