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Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

by Cass R. Sunstein

<p><strong>From the <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Nudge</em> and <em>The World According to Star Wars</em>, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy—and what can be done about it</strong></p> <p>As the

ISBN: 9781400890521

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‘Children Out of Place’ and Human Rights

In Memory of Judith Ennew

by Antonella Invernizzi, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne & others

<p>This volume brings together tributes to Judith Ennew’s work and approach based on issues related to children she once referred to as ‘out of place’, that is to say children whose living conditions and ways of life appear far removed from ...

ISBN: 9783319332512

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21st Century Urban Race Politics

Representing Minorities as Universal Interests

by Donald Cunnigen & Marino A. Bruce

<p>21st Century Urban Race Politics begins by offering a twenty-first-century understanding of minority representation in historically majority-Caucasian cities and draws on case studies in cities throughout the United States. The aim of this ...

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A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

by Jamal Barnes

<p>This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the ...

ISBN: 9781351977739

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A Gift of Love

Sermons from Strength to Love

by Martin Luther King, Jr.

<p><strong>'[He] inspired a generation ... He changed the course of history' Barack Obama</strong></p> <p>As Martin Luther King, Jr. prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for <em>Strength to Love</em>,

ISBN: 9780141985190

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A Global Political Morality

Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism

by Michael J. Perry

<p>In A Global Political Morality, Michael J. Perry addresses several related questions in human rights theory, political theory and constitutional theory. He begins by explaining what the term 'human right' means and then elaborates and defends

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A Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property, Innovation and Access to Medicines

by Dr Joo-Young Lee

<p>This book examines the relationship between intellectual property in pharmaceuticals and access to medicines from a human rights perspective, with a view to contributing to the development of a human rights framework that can guide States in ...

ISBN: 9781472410634

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A Law of Blood-ties - The 'Right' to Access Genetic Ancestry

by Alice Diver

<p>This text collates and examines the jurisprudence that currently exists in respect of blood-tied genetic connection, arguing that the right to identity often rests upon the ability to <em>identify</em> biological ancestors, which in turn ...

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A New Era for Mental Health Law and Policy

Supported Decision-Making and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

by Piers Gooding

<p>The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has generated new ideas and standards in healthcare and disability law and policy. In the mental health context, the CRPD directs governments to ensure people with mental ...

ISBN: 9781108506472

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A Rightful Place

A Road Map to Recognition

by Noel Pearson & Shireen Morris

<p><strong>The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia’s original peoples?</strong></p> <p>Soon we will all decide if and how Indigenous Australians will be recognised in the ...

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A Rights-Based Approach to Social Policy Analysis

by Shirley Gatenio Gabel

<p>This brief resource sets out a rights-based framework for policy analysis that allows social workers to enhance their long-term vision as well as their current practice. It introduces the emerging P.A.N.E. (Participation, Accountability, ...

ISBN: 9783319244129

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A Theory of Discrimination Law

by Tarunabh Khaitan

<p>Marrying legal doctrine from five pioneering and conversant jurisdictions with contemporary political philosophy, this book provides a general theory of discrimination law. Part I gives a theoretically rigorous account of the identity and ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>Before the concept of equality between the sexes was even conceived, Wollstonecraft wrote this book, a treatise of proto-feminism that was as powerful and original then as it is now. In it she argues with clarity and originality for the ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of ...

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Abortion Rights

For and Against

by Kate Greasley & Christopher Kaczor

<p>This book features opening arguments followed by two rounds of reply between two moral philosophers on opposing sides of the abortion debate. In the opening essays, Kate Greasley and Christopher Kaczor lay out what they take to be the best ...

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Access to Asylum

International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control

by Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen

<p>Is there still a right to seek asylum in a globalised world? Migration control has increasingly moved to the high seas or the territory of transit and origin countries, and is now commonly outsourced to private actors. Under threat of ...

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Accountability for Killing

Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

by Neta C. Crawford

<p>The unintended deaths of civilians in war are too often dismissed as unavoidable, inevitable, and accidental. And despite the best efforts of the U.S. to avoid them, civilian casualties in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan have been a regular ...

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Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency

by Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez & Mila Gascó-Hernández

Open government initiatives have become a defining goal for public administrators around the world. However, progress is still necessary outside of the executive and legislative sectors. Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and ...

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Active Citizenship and Disability

Implementing the Personalisation of Support

by Andrew Power, Janet Lord & Allison DeFranco

<p>This book provides an international comparative study of the implementation of disability rights law and policy focused on the emerging principles of self-determination and personalisation. It explores how these principles have been enshrined

ISBN: 9781139854344

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Adjudicating Refugee and Asylum Status

The Role of Witness, Expertise, and Testimony

by Benjamin N. Lawrance & Galya Ruffer

<p>In this book, legal, biomedical, psychosocial, and social science scholars and practitioners offer the first comparative account of the increasing dependence on expertise in the asylum and refugee status determination process. This volume ...

ISBN: 9781316189566

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