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Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

by Roger Hood & Surya Deva

<p>With the strengthening focus worldwide on human rights, there has been a rapid increase in recent years in the number of countries that have completely abolished the death penalty. This is in recognition that it is a violation of the right to

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Confronting the Death Penalty

How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases

by Robin Conley

<p><em>Confronting the Death Penalty: How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases</em> probes how jurors make the ultimate decision about whether another human being should live or die. Drawing on ethnographic and qualitative linguistic ...

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Conquest by Law

How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands

by Lindsay G. Robertson

<p>In 1823, Chief Justice John Marshall handed down a Supreme Court decision of monumental importance in defining the rights of indigenous peoples throughout the English-speaking world. At the heart of the decision for <em>Johnson v. ...

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Constituting Europe

The European Court of Human Rights in a National, European and Global Context

by Birgit Peters, Geir Ulfstein & Andreas Føllesdal

<p>At fifty, the European Court of Human Rights finds itself in a new institutional setting. With the EU joining the European Convention on Human Rights in the near future, and the Court increasingly having to address the responsibility of ...

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Constitutional Knowledge and Its Impact on Citizenship Exercise in a Networked Society

by Ana Melro & Lídia Oliveira

<p>National constitutions allow citizens to exercise full citizenship rights, leading to a growing importance in understanding these laws. This knowledge, more widespread thanks to the ever-growing use of digital networks, allows for more ...

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Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

by Susanna Mancini & Michel Rosenfeld

<p>The global movement of culture and religion has brought about a serious challenge to traditional constitutional secularism. This challenge comes in the form of a political and institutional struggle against secular constitutionalism, and a ...

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Constitutional Triumphs, Constitutional Disappointments

A Critical Assessment of the 1996 South African Constitution's Local and International Influence

by Rosalind Dixon & Theunis Roux

<p>The 1996 South African Constitution was promulgated on 18th December 1996 and came into effect on 4th February 1997. Its aspirational provisions promised to transform South Africa's economy and society along non-racial and egalitarian lines. ...

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Constitutionalism and Religion

by Francois Venter

This topical book examines how the goals of constitutionalism good and fair government are addressed at a time when the multi-religious composition of countries’ populations has never before been so pronounced. ...

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Contesting World Order?

Socioeconomic Rights and Global Justice Movements

by Joe Wills

<p>What do equality, dignity and rights mean in a world where eight men own as much wealth as half the world's population? Contesting World Order? Socioeconomic Rights and Global Justice Movements examines how global justice movements have ...

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Core Documents on European and International Human Rights 2017-18

by Rhona Smith

<p>Well-selected and authoritative, Palgrave Core Statutes provide 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.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781352000696

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Core Documents on European and International Human Rights 2018-19

by Rhona Smith

<p>Well-selected and authoritative, <em>Core Documents on European and International Human Rights</em> 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.</p> ...

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Core Socio-Economic Rights and the European Court of Human Rights

by Ingrid Leijten

<p>Core Socio-Economic Rights and the European Court of Human Rights deals with socio-economic rights in the context of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The book connects the ECtHR's socio-economic case law to an ...

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Corporate Human Rights Violations

Global Prospects for Legal Action

by Stefanie Khoury & David Whyte

<p>This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis

ISBN: 9781317216056

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Corruption, Asset Recovery, and the Protection of Property in Public International Law

The Human Rights of Bad Guys

by Radha Ivory

<p>In recovering assets that are or that represent the proceeds, objects, or instrumentalities of grand corruption, do states violate the human rights of politically exposed persons, their relatives, or their associates? Radha Ivory asks whether

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Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Union

Maintaining Democratic Legitimacy after 9/11

by Claudia Hillebrand

<p>Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Union: Maintaining Democratic Legitimacy after 9/11 presents a model of democratic legitimacy for within international counter-terrorism co-operation. Exploring the current practices of European ...

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Counter-Terrorism Strategies in a Fragmented International Legal Order

Meeting the Challenges

by Larissa van den Herik & Nico Schrijver

<p>Few events have influenced our global order as intensely as the events of September 11, 2001. At various levels in the past ten years, persistent attempts have been made to address the threat of terrorism, yet there is still urgent need for a

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Courts and Consociations

Human Rights versus Power-Sharing

by Christopher McCrudden & Brendan O'Leary

<p>Consociations are power-sharing arrangements, increasingly used to manage ethno-nationalist, ethno-linguistic, and ethno-religious conflicts. Current examples include Belgium, Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Burundi, and Iraq. Despite their growing

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Creating Consent in Ba‘thist Syria

Women and Welfare in a Totalitarian State

by Esther Meininghaus

<p>The challenge of maintaining dictatorial regimes through control, co-optation and<br /> coercion while upholding a façade of legitimacy is something that has concerned<br /> leaders throughout the Middle East and beyond. Nowhere is this ...

ISBN: 9780857729774

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Creed & Grievance

Muslim-Christian Relations & Conflict Resolution in Northern Nigeria

by Abdul Raufu Mustapha & David Ehrhardt

<p>In northern Nigeria, high levels of ethnic diversity have coincided with acute polarization between Muslims and Christians, increasingly fuelling violent conflict. The climate of insecurity threatens northern Nigeria's development, ...

ISBN: 9781787442641

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Crimes against Humanity

Historical Evolution and Contemporary Application

by M. Cherif Bassiouni

<p>This book traces the evolution of crimes against humanity (CAH) and their application from the end of World War I to the present day, in terms of both historic legal analysis and subject-matter content. The first part of the book addresses ...

ISBN: 9781139063555

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