This volume brings together a cast of leading experts to carefully explore how the language of slavery has been invoked to support a series of government interventions, activist projects, legal instruments, and rhetorical and visual performances.
Since Al Qaeda's attacks on America in 2001, 'Islamophobia' has entered common parlance. This book considers attitudes towards Islam and Muslims in Russia, investigates the concept in Western democracies, and analyses the meanings of 'Islamophobia'. It analyses the ways in which the rights of Muslims are contested in various parts of the world.
Market-leading and first choice with students and lecturers, Blackstone's Statutes have a 25-year tradition of trust and quality unrivalled by others, and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority. Relied on by students in exams and for course use since 1987; they set the standard by which other statute books are measured.
Human Rights Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.
Human rights must be profoundly reconstructed, if not reinvented, if they are to confront successfully the challenges posed by the rise of political theologies and their rival conceptions of human dignity.
Well-selected and authoritative, Core Documents on European and International Human Rights provides the key materials needed by students in a format that is clear, compact and very easy to use. They are ideal for use in exams.
The Human Rights Act came into effect on 2nd October 2000, giving every citizen a clear statement of their rights and responsibilities. For public authorities - such as the NHS - the Act makes it a legal duty to respect and foster the rights of citizens as set out in the European Convention on Human Rights.
Includes coverage of - the Governance of Britain reform package and the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010, the Constitutional Reform Act and the Supreme Court, the Serious Organised Crime and Policing Act 2005 and the impact of anti-terrorism legislation on the rule of law and police powers.
Leading political writer Timothy Garton Ash presents ten guiding principles for freedom of expression in the digital age, which are the result of a unique global conversation on the website: www.freespeechdebate.com
Tells the story of threats to our freedoms and a highly personal, impassioned plea in defence of fundamental rights. Drawing on her own work in high-profile campaigns, from privacy laws to anti-terror legislation, the author shows the threats to our democratic institutions and why our rights are paramount in upholding democracy.
Exploring how law organises irresponsibility, this book analyses the ways in which law legitimates human suffering by demonstrating how legal institutions operate as much to deflect responsibility for harms suffered as to acknowledge them. It shows how law facilitates the dispersal and disavowal of responsibility.
International Human Rights is the definitive guide to this diverse area of the law. The carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials and illuminating author commentary provide the reader with a sophisticated and thought-provoking analysis of the study of human rights within its wider social and political context.
This text is designed to help you get the most out of every answer you write by improving your understanding of what examiners are looking for, helping you to focus in on the question being asked and showing you how even a good answer can be improved.
As the ethical market grows, responsible travel and the protection of human rights are becoming common currency. For anyone interested in ethical travel and civil liberties, this book highlights various concerns of the world where the leisure and human rights violations collide.