International Law and Violence Against Women: Europe and the Istanbul Convention
Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law: Beyond Compliance
The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa
Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency
Human Rights in India
Johanna Niemi, Lourdes Peroni, Vladislava Stoyanova
March 18, 2020
This book offers an in-depth and critical analysis of the Istanbul Convention, along with discussions on its impact and implications. The work highlights the place of the Convention in the landscape of international law and policies on violence against women and equality. The authors argue that...
David Kosař, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov
March 18, 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as...
March 02, 2020
This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the...
February 14, 2020
This book develops principles of adjudication to facilitate accountability for violations of Economic and Social Rights. Economic and Social Rights engage with areas relating to social justice and their violation tends to impact on the most vulnerable members of society. Taking the UK as a case...
Rosemary Byrne, Han Entzinger
December 20, 2019
The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) was established to provide evidence-based policy advice to EU institutions and Member States. By blending social science research with traditional normative work, it aims to influence human rights policy processes through new ways of framing empirical...
Irehobhude O. Iyioha
December 12, 2019
Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,...
Gayatri H. Patel
December 05, 2019
This book presents the findings of the first comprehensive study on the most recent and most unique and innovative method of monitoring international human rights law at the United Nations. Since its existence, there has yet to be a complete and comprehensive book solely dedicated to exploring the...
October 14, 2019
This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:...
October 01, 2019
The development of an international human rights jurisprudence on criminalization is in its relative infancy. Nonetheless, systematic examination of international decisions on acts engaging the criminal law reveals an emerging human rights approach to the acceptability, or not, of criminalization....
Damian Gonzalez-Salzberg, Loveday Hodson
June 25, 2019
The study and teaching of international human rights law is dominated by the doctrinal method. A wealth of alternative approaches exists, but they tend to be discussed in isolation from one another. This collection focuses on cross-theoretical discussion that brings together an array of different...
June 18, 2019
The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and...
June 13, 2019
The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the ability it bestows on users to create and share information, rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees, this book critically evaluates the goal of bridging...