Written by leading experts in the field, this textbook explores the essentials of international human rights law, from foundational issues to substantive rights and systems of protection. A variety of perspectives bring this subject to life, making International Human Rights Law the ideal companion for students of human rights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Introduction by Ai Weiwei - An urgent manifesto for global democracy from the leading 23-year-old Hong Kong activist - Nobel Peace Prize nominee and TIME, Forbes and Fortune world leader. While the adults stayed silent, Joshua staged the first ever student protest in Hong Kong to oppose National Education - and won.