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            The Future of UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring
              

            The Future of UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Crawford, James; Alston, Philip

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            Analyses in detail the strengths and weaknesses of the UN human rights treaty system.

            ISBN 9780521645744
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2000
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
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            The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Commentary, Cases, and Materials

            The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Commentary, Cases, and Materials (Hardback)

            By Saul, Ben; Kinley, David; Mowbray, Jacqueline

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            The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is one of the most important human rights treaties in international law. This comprehensive collection of primary materials and analytical commentary is ideal reading for scholars, students, and practitioners work...ing on issues of economic, cultural, and social rights.
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            ISBN 9780199640300
            Released NZ 18 Mar 2014
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            International Law and the Use of Force
             

            International Law and the Use of Force (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Gray, Christine

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            This book explores the large and controversial subject of the use of force in international law, including use of force by States, the role of the UN, and the role of regional organizations in the maintenance of international peace and security.

            ISBN 9780199239153
            Released NZ 17 Jul 2008
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Foundations of Public International Law
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            Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights: Coercion and the Law
             

            Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights: Coercion and the Law (Paperback)

            By Kelly, Brendan D.

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            This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Heal...th, Human Rights and Legislation, the author uses this checklist as a frame-work for analysis to examine the extent to which mental health legislation complies with the WHO human rights standards. The author also examines recent case-law from the European Court of Human Rights, and looks in depth at the implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for mental health law in England and Ireland. Focusing on dignity, human rights and mental health law, the work sets out to determine to what extent, if any, human rights concerns have influenced recent revisions of mental health legislation, and to what extent recent developments in mental health law have assisted in protecting and promoting the human rights of the mentally ill. The author seeks to articulate better, clearer and more connected ways to protect and promote the rights of the mentally ill though both law and policy.
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            ISBN 9781138094451
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Ethical Foreign Policy?: US Humanitarian Interventions

            Ethical Foreign Policy?: US Humanitarian Interventions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chang, Chih-hann

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            While the 1990s gave rise to a wealth of literature on the notion of ethical foreign policy, it has tended to simply focus on a version of realism, which overlooks the role of ethics in international affairs, lacking an empirical analysis of foreign policy decision-making, with r...elation to ethical values in the post-Cold War period. This book addresses this gap in the literature by exploring ethical realism as a theoretical framework and, in particular, by looking at US humanitarian interventions at an empirical level to analyse ethical foreign policy in practice. Furthermore, it moves beyond the debate on legality or legitimacy of humanitarian interventions and focuses on whether a state would intervene for humanitarian purposes. Chang provides a deeper understanding of ethical foreign policy in theory and practice by applying ethical realism as a theoretical framework to evaluate the Clinton administration's foreign policy on humanitarian intervention. She addresses concepts of moral leadership and pragmatic foreign policy in the field of international relations in general and foreign policy analysis in particular.
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            ISBN 9781138268616
            Released NZ 25 Nov 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Ethics and Global Politics
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            Crimes Against The State: From Treason to Terrorism

            Crimes Against The State: From Treason to Terrorism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Head, Michael

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            In the post-2001 context of economic and political conflict, this book presents a timely and detailed examination of the role of the criminal law in the protection of the existing order from political dissent and destabilization. It reviews offences such as rebellion, treason, mu...tiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and unlawful assembly in the UK, US, Canada and Australia from a comparative perspective and investigates leading cases in their historical and political contexts. Also examining the impact on human rights and civil liberties, this book covers a neglected area of English-derived law and will encourage debate about crimes against states and governments.
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            ISBN 9781138260351
            Released NZ 11 Nov 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms
             

            Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms (Paperback)

            By Press, Robert M.

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            An innovative study that examines how peaceful, domestic tactics by individual human rights activists and organizational activists, with public support, can force an authoritarian regime to make key concessions. Robert Press explores the creation and impact of a culture of resist...ance. He examines how domestic pressure can be more important than foreign pressure for political reform, especially in underdeveloped, authoritarian states. This study of contemporary Kenya fills a gap in traditional social movement theory to show how a resistance movement actually starts. Contrary to long-dominant theory, the book shows how the initiative for such a movement can come from activists themselves in the face of severe obstacles in society. With its unique findings on the effects of individual activism and peaceful resistance, this book will attract a broad audience in the study and practice of international relations, comparative politics, sociology, interest groups, peace and conflict, and human rights.
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            ISBN 9781138262539
            Released NZ 19 Oct 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Ethics and Global Politics
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            Peace Operations and Restorative Justice: Groundwork for Post-conflict Regeneration

            Peace Operations and Restorative Justice: Groundwork for Post-conflict Regeneration (Paperback)

            By Reddy, Peter

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            With a bold vision and a distinctive message, Reddy stipulates that international peacekeeping can be designed and implemented using the principles of restorative justice. To prove this, Reddy discusses the congruence of crime, armed conflict and violent disorder, critiquing rest...orative justice and its nuanced character as a suitable application to complex civil wars. This book provides a comprehensive survey of peace operations and then focuses on the cases of Somalia and Bougainville. The comparison between their societal contexts, their conflicts, peace operations and final outcomes are crucial to this argument. Furthermore, this shows how the constraining, maximising and emergent values of restorative justice can be applied in a peacekeeping setting, from the overall command level through to the behaviours of deployed peacekeepers - with direct contemporary application. This sharp study makes for evocative reading as it introduces the new concept of regeneration as key to any restoratively arranged peace operation. Military, police, NGO and civilian peacekeeper practitioners, as well as academic theorists, can use this unique work to produce better and more lasting results for conflict ridden communities.
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            ISBN 9781138250741
            Released NZ 11 Oct 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Justice, International Law and Global Security
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            Against the Death Penalty: International Initiatives and Implications

            Against the Death Penalty: International Initiatives and Implications (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Yorke, Jon

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            This edited volume brings together leading scholars on the death penalty within international, regional and municipal law. It considers the intrinsic elements of both the promotion and demise of the punishment around the world, and provides analysis which contributes to the evolv...ing abolitionist discourse. The contributors consider the current developments within the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the African Commission and the Commonwealth Caribbean, and engage with the emergence of regional norms promoting collective restriction and renunciation of the punishment. They investigate perspectives and questions for retentionist countries, focusing on the United States, China, Korea and Taiwan, and reveal the iniquities of contemporary capital judicial systems. Emphasis is placed on the issues of transparency of municipal jurisdictions, the jurisprudence on the 'death row phenomenon' and the changing nature of public opinion. The volume surveys and critiques the arguments used to scrutinize the death penalty to then offer a detailed analysis of possible replacement sanctions.
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            ISBN 9781138260047
            Released NZ 11 Nov 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Law, Justice and Power
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            Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
             

            Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Hardback)

            Edited by Ruck, Martin D.; Petersen-Badali, Michele; Freeman, Michael

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            While the notion of young people as individuals worthy of rights and freedoms is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children's rights, including those rights that, in the past..., were typically only accorded to adults. Contemporary thinking about children's rights is marked by a tension between the founding focus on children's protection and the emergent emphasis on children's participation and self-determination. This tension at the heart of all modern conceptualizations of children's rights precludes any simple consensus in the field, and a single, up-to-date collection that covers the major issues and policy debates that comprise the current discourse is desperately needed. The International Handbook of Children's Rights finally meets this need. The Handbook contains six sections ranging from a section on historical and contemporary perspectives of children's rights and the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC), to a section on the global perspectives on children's rights, to a section on children's own voices and perspectives. It features a fantastic mix of over 50 children's rights experts from over a dozen countries from five continents, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. The Handbook goes beyond conventional coverage of the CRC to delve deeply into the key issues and debates surrounding children's rights, including: * the best interests of the child * the evolving capacities of the child * states' rights versus children's rights * children's rights versus parental or family rights * children as citizens * children's rights versus children's responsibilities * the balance between protection and participation There is no volume like this one in its multidisciplinarity, its international range, its inclusion of both the qualitative and quantitative, or its steady attention to policy and practice as
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            ISBN 9781848724785
            Released NZ 30 Dec 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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