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World Report 2014: Events of 2013

by Human Rights Watch & Kenneth Roth

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and...


Security, War and Technology: Thinking with Virilio

by Mark Lacy

This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio's theorising on war and security.

Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration...


Rights of Man

by Thomas Paine

Highly influential statement of faith in democracy and egalitarianism helped pave the way for social security for workers, public employment for those in need of work, abolition of laws limiting wages, other...


The Life of Olaudah Equiano

by Olaudah Equiano

The journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy; his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, other adventures.


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

Mill's eloquent 1859 treatise asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty in a democratic society. Enduringly influential study.


War, Conflict and Human Rights: Theory and Practice

by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega & Johanna Herman

War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative, interdisciplinary textbook combining aspects of law, politics, and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict.

This...


Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.


Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways (Issues of Our Time)

by Alan M. Dershowitz

“A path-breaking must-read for government leaders, strategists, and all concerned Americans.”—General Wesley K. Clark In Preemption one of our nation’s foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial...


Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

by Jan Goodwin

In recent years, the expanding movement of militant Islam has changed the way millions think, behave, dress, and live, but nowhere has its impact been more powerfully felt than in its dramatic, often devastating...


Immigration, Integration and the Law: The Intersection of Domestic, Eu and International Legal Regimes

by Clíodhna Murphy

This book examines the role and impact of EU, international human rights and refugee law on national laws and policies for integration and argues for a broad understanding of the relationship between integration...


Towards a Surveillant Society: The Rise of Surveillance Systems in Europe

by Thomas Mathiesen

A most timely publication in view of current concerns about snooping. Thomas Mathiesen describes how the major databases of Europe have become interlinked and accessible to diverse organizations and third States;...


Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach: A Philosophical Approach

by Jeffrey Flynn

In this book, Flynn stresses the vital role of intercultural dialogue in developing a non-ethnocentric conception of human rights. He argues that Jürgen Habermas's discourse theory provides both the best framework...


Migrants and the Courts: A Century of Trial and Error?

by Geoffrey Care

Written from the perspective of a leading immigration judge, this book examines how states resolve disputes with migrants. The chapters reflect on changes in the laws and rules of migration on an international...


Kantian Theory and Human Rights

by Andreas Follesdal & Reidar Maliks

Human rights and the courts and tribunals that protect them are increasingly part of our moral, legal, and political circumstances. The growing salience of human rights has recently brought the question of their...


Reconstructing Social Justice for a More Social and Less Political World

by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

The rhetoric of social justice is commonplace but increasingly it means little more than a tag line or a punctuation point. Reconstructing Social Justice presents a new framework for social justice that will...


Human Rights and Democracy: The Precarious Triumph of Ideals

by Todd Landman

Todd Landman offers an engaged, accessible and upbeat account of developments in democracy and human rights in the 20th and 21st century, drawing on the literature from politics, international relations and...


The Routledge Handbook of Human Security

by Mary Martin & Taylor Owen

This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years.

Human security has been part of academic and policy...


State Responses to Human Security: At Home and Abroad

by Courtney Hillebrecht, Tyler R. White & Patrice C. McMahon

The aim of this book is to analyse why and how states respond to human security, both at home and abroad.

Although states still define security as "the defense of territory" from military attack, increasingly...


Problems of Protection: The Unhcr Refugees and Human Rights: The Unhcr, Refugees, and Human Rights

by Niklaus Steiner, Mark Gibney & Gil Loescher

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Human Rights Manifesto

by Julie Wark

Universal human rights are intrinsically radical in espousing liberty, equality and fraternity for every single person. We must claim them.