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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.


From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan: British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights

by Jon Moran

Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates...


Principled Engagement: Negotiating Human Rights in Repressive States

by Morten B. Pedersen & David Kinley

This book examines the concept of 'principled engagement' as an often overlooked alternative strategy for alleviating human rights violations and improving the framework of human rights protection. Written by...


Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

by Stefan Manz & Panikos Panayi

This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain,...


Human Rights in a Big Yellow Taxi

by Peter Kerr

Kerr examines the erosion of human rights in the West, with particular reference to Britain and the United States. A disturbing look at where the future might lead, if we don't realise what's going on.


New Technologies and Human Rights: Challenges to Regulation

by Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha & Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade

The contributors to this book explore the political discourse and power relations of technological growth and human rights issues between the Global South and the Global North and uncover the different perspectives...


Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network: Books beyond Borders

by Lena Khor

Rather than viewing human rights as an immutable and ill-defined entity, Khor argues for the recognition of human rights as a social construct comprised of language and language use. Her case studies of Doctors...


Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

by Angus Francis & Rowena Maguire

This book explores regional developments in the enforcement of international refugee protection and displaced persons protection in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions,...


Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health: A New Theoretical Perspective

by João| Nunes

This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health.

Building on the work of the 'Welsh School' of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions...


Democratization in the Muslim World: Changing Patterns of Authority and Power

by Frederic Volpi & Francesco Cavatorta

This book examines the role that political Islam plays in processes of democratization in the Muslim world, detailing the political processes that facilitate the collective learning of democratic ways of solving...


Global Obligations for the Right to Food

by George Kent

A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the...


International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles

by Mark Gibney

This clear and compelling book challenges the reader to rethink the entire basis for human rights, providing a vastly different vision of a way forward out of our current quagmire. Mark Gibney persuasively advocates...


Armed Drones and the Ethics of War: Military Virtue in a Post-Heroic Age

by Christian Enemark

This book assesses the ethical implications of using armed unmanned aerial vehicles ('hunter-killer drones') in contemporary conflicts.

The American way of war is trending away from the heroic and towards the...


Living with the UN: American Responsibilities and International Order

by Kenneth Anderson

International legal scholar Kenneth Anderson analyzes US-UN relations in each major aspect of the United Nations' work-security, human rights and universal values, and development-and offers workable, practical...