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            Fighting for Hakeem

            Fighting for Hakeem (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Foster, Craig; Engel-Mallon, Alex

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            How people power challenged two monarchies, a military junta, and the world's largest sporting institutions ... and won

            ISBN 9780733643163
            Published NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Small States and the Changing Global Order: New Zealand Faces the Future
               

            Small States and the Changing Global Order: New Zealand Faces the Future (Hardback, 1st ed. 2019)

            Edited by Brady, Anne-Marie

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            This book provides a critical examination of the foreign policy choices of one typical small state, New Zealand, as it faces the changing global balance of power.

            ISBN 9783030188023
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The World of Small States
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            Conversations with Rbg: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law
             

            Conversations with Rbg: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law (Hardback)

            By Rosen, Jeffrey

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            An intimate look at the life and career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her own words, through an extraordinary series of conversations

            ISBN 9781250235169
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher St Martin's Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Murder, Mystery and My Family: A True-Crime Casebook from the Hit BBC Series

            Murder, Mystery and My Family: A True-Crime Casebook from the Hit BBC Series (Hardback)

            By Farrington, Karen

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            This fascinating book explores five historical true-crime tales from the hit BBC series Murder, Mystery and My Family, each with a woman at the heart of the story - from a case of `poison panic' in 19th century Essex to a post-War murder in 1922 that begs the question: was she a ...master manipulator or an innocent fantasist?
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            ISBN 9781785944772
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2019
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Essays on Human Rights: In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle

            Essays on Human Rights: In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle (Paperback)

            Edited by Gilbert, Geoff; Hampson, Francoise

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            The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved deliver...y of those norms. Rather than simply looking at the content of the rights, this book will also explore how the framers' intention that individuals benefit from the norms can be achieved. The book is written and published in honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley KBE. It celebrates his career as an academic and practitioner in the area of human rights. Professor Rodley acted as the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture from 1993 to 2001 and is currently a member of the UN Human Rights Committee. He is also a member of the International Commission of Jurists. Since 2001 he has been a Member of the UN Human Rights Committee, established under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In 1998 he was knighted in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for services to Human Rights and International Law and in 2000 he received an honorary LLD from Dalhousie University. He is Professor and Chair of the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, having taught there since 1990. The contributors to this volume are notable experts in the area of human rights law and include Paul Hunt, Malcolm Evans, Michael O'Flaherty and David Weissbrodt. The book addresses such topics as the Role of Special Rapporteurs, how can the absolute prohibition of torture be properly implemented, Responsibility to Protect, non-state actors, including businesses, and human rights. Strategic Visions for Human Rights takes a multi-disciplinary approach to future directions for human rights. It looks beyond what international human rights treaties have so far established and considers the context in which rights in the twenty-first century might develop to meet needs. The book examines how international law might be utilized t
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            ISBN 9781138878303
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology: Testimonies from Around Europe
             

            The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology: Testimonies from Around Europe (Hardback)

            Edited by Foblets, Marie-Claire; Woodman, Gordon; Bradney, Anthony

            • RRP: $247.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Nov 19

            This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes. Acknowledging that anthropologists and lawyers still often regard one another with a degree of suspicion, the authors try to bridge the apparent epistem...ological and ontological gulf separating the disciplines. They empathize both the need for law students to go beyond the standard approach to law while stressing the need for anthropologists to have a solid foundation in law, legal practice, and legal procedure. The collection also addresses the issue of preparing anthropologists to apply their expertise in legal settings as expert witnesses and consultants.
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            ISBN 9781138308336
            Released NZ 20 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Law and Anthropology
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            South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order

            South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order (Hardback)

            By Jordaan, Eduard

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            Respect for human rights is a key component of the liberal international order. The creation and maintenance of the liberal international order after World War 2 depended on the leadership and overwhelming power of the United States. However, the movement of wealth and power to t...he developing world means a relative decline in American (and Western) dominance. As the West declines, what will become of the liberal international order and, more specifically, of the international human rights regime? One view is that the answer depends on whether democracies from the developing world will play a more prominent role in shoring up human rights internationally. To date, there has been little research on whether developing world democracies support international human rights. Jordaan examines in depth the actions of one such democracy from the developing world - South Africa - in the most important international human rights forum - the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). His analysis of South Africa's positions on a wide range of human rights matters reveals that despite occasional support for human rights, South Africa's overall record is one of failure to support and even of opposition to human rights. This is compounded by a frequent anti-Western or `anti-imperial' edge to South Africa's positions on the HRC. These two elements together suggest that South Africa cannot be counted on to support this key aspect of international liberalism and Jordaan discusses the potentially ominous implications of these findings.
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            ISBN 9781138609945
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
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            Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

            Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law (Hardback)

            By Malby, Steven

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            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, o...f criminalization. This book provides an in-depth characterization of the reasoning and principles that underpin those decisions. The work builds upon and adds value to existing literature by bringing together two fields of study - international human rights law and criminal theory - that usually receive separate treatment. It provides an in-depth analysis of human rights criminalization jurisprudence and presents a systematic identification of underlying reasoning and concepts that influence international human rights decisions on criminalization. The work thus advances both fields independently, as well as providing an example of inter-(sub)disciplinary analysis. The book will be a valuable resource for academics and students working in the areas of International Human Rights Law, Criminal Law and Moral Philosophy.
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            ISBN 9780367182274
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
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            The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China

            The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China (Hardback)

            By Qi, Ding

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            This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People's Court of China, the world's largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic a...nd non-democratic legal settings, it captures the essence of the Court through its institutional design as well as functional practice. It argues that regardless of the deep-seated political and institutional constraints, the Court has demonstrated a highly pragmatic interest in fulfilling its primary functions and prudently expanding judicial power in the context of reform-era China. This notwithstanding, it also discusses how the Court's incompetence and reluctance to challenge the bureaucratism and politicization suggests that the call for an impartial and authoritative judicial power will continue to be jeopardized while the Court operates in the shadow of Party authority and lacks meaningful checks and balances. Drawing on the experience of the Court, this book reflects on some deep-rooted misunderstandings of legal development in China, providing a source of inspiration for reconceptualizing the internal logic of a distinct category of judicial power.
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            ISBN 9780367189501
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives
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            Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction

            Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction (Hardback)

            By Biletzki, Anat

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            During the last 20 years, philosophers from different quarters and with very different approaches have begun to theorize human rights in an outpouring of authored and edited books and journal articles. In addition, among policy makers and in the legal arena-the so called workings... fields of human rights-there have been noteworthy investigations of human rights that tackle philosophical issues. In this book, Anat Biletzki brings a systematic approach to the multitudinous philosophical analyses of human rights, offering a cohesive overview and analysis of this diverse but now very active field. She explores both the conceptual and historical treatments of human rights and the roots of its practice and examines its derivation from classical theories of rights all the way to existing uses. The book is contemporary in two senses: it investigates the most current human rights issues and it addresses emerging criticism of human rights, now arising in various sectors. A long introduction provides background information on the history of human rights, a synopsis of modern-day documents, and an articulation of basic questions. This is followed by a section on the philosophical groundings of human rights, proceeding from a philosophy of rights, to specific theories of human rights, to the questions of universalism vs. relativism. The third sections focuses on specific philosophical issues in human rights, including cultural relativity, economic rights, women's rights, group, indigenous, and minority rights, security, and sovereignty and humanitarian intervention. And a final section on critiques of human rights has separate chapters on postmodernism, anti-foundationalism, and human rights discourse and practice.
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            ISBN 9781138787346
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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