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Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Role of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency

Human Rights Law and Evidence-Based Policy: The Role of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Rosemary Byrne, Han Entzinger
December 31, 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...

Economic and Social Rights Law: Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication

Economic and Social Rights Law: Incorporation, Justiciability and Principles of Adjudication

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Katie Boyle
November 05, 2019

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...

Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives

Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Irehobhude O. Iyioha
October 21, 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,...

Human Rights in India

Human Rights in India

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Satvinder Juss
October 15, 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:...

Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Steven Malby
October 14, 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....

Research Methods for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm

Research Methods for International Human Rights Law: Beyond the traditional paradigm

1st Edition

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...

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion

1st Edition

Mart Susi
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...

Human Rights and the Digital Divide

Human Rights and the Digital Divide

1st Edition

Anne Peacock
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...

The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

1st Edition

Ronagh McQuigg
May 23, 2019

The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by...

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

1st Edition

Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton
May 01, 2019

The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups...

Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

1st Edition

Adnan Sattar
March 29, 2019

This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights...

Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration?

Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration?

1st Edition

Eva Brems, Ellen Desmet, Wouter Vandenhole
March 21, 2019

Children’s rights law is often studied and perceived in isolation from the broader field of human rights law. This volume explores the inter-relationship between children’s rights law and more general human rights law in order to see whether elements from each could successfully inform the other....

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