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  1. A Disrupted Balance?

    Publication date: December 15, 2011

    Since the 9/11 attacks combating terrorism has gained top priority within Dutch politics. This book discusses the scope of the preventive-oriented Dutch anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on fundamental legal rights and principles of law as enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights. It analyses criminal liability for terrorist offences and discuses in particular the level of suspicion that is required to apply state powers to...
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  2. Under the influence of globalization many countries have been compelled to privatize the provision of a number of State and public services. This trend has been met with skepticism from the human rights world. In this study, the privatization phenomenon is analyzed with the aim of establishing whether it can be reconciled with the human rights obligations of States..
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    €105.-

  3. This book offers a rigorous, theory-based, and uniquely comprehensive, analysis of European and international legal standards shaping minorities’ right to freedom of expression. The analysis pays particular attention to the instrumental role played by traditional and new forms of media in ensuring that the right to freedom of expression of persons belonging to minorities is effective in practice.
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  4. Fundamental rights provisions are known for their relatively vague and general formulation. As a result, judges dealing with these provisions are confronted with many and often controversial interpretative choices. These interpretative choices already present judges operating in a national context with difficulties, but that is even more so for European judges of the ECtHR and the CJEU. This volume analyses the use legal interpretation methods...
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  5. In this book, Otto Spijkers describes how moral values have determined the founding of the United Nations Organization in 1945 and the evolution of its purposes, principles and policies since then.
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    €80.-
  6. Disability and Employment

    Publication date: September 20, 2011

    Based on an analysis of the newly-adopted UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and present-day interpretations of international and European human rights instruments, this book seeks to define a contemporary disability human rights approach for the field of employment.
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  7. Procedural Justice?

    Publication date: September 2, 2011

    In early 2006, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights called for more detailed research into the relevant international standards and national and international practices concerning the role of victims in criminal proceedings. In response to this call and the increased attention paid to victims at international criminal institutions, this study explores the role of victims in international criminal proceedings.
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  8. Male captus bene detentus?

    Publication date: September 24, 2010

    The infamous abduction of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina on 11 May 1960 and the recent kidnapping of suspected terrorist Abu Omar in Italy on 17 June 2003 show that the use of irregular means was and is still considered an option in apprehending suspects, especially when the interests are (considered to be) strong. This study’s central question is how the ICC currently copes with the dilemmas that a male captus case can give rise to and how this ...
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  9. This book analyses the practice of the General Assembly and the Security Council in combating terrorism. It analyses the adopted counter-terrorism measures of both organs in terms of their legality and legitimacy.
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  10. Scattered Families

    Publication date: April 21, 2010

    When people are forced to flee their country, their families fall apart. This also applies to the 37,000 Afghans who found refuge in the Netherlands. The qualitative research in this book among 37 Afghans in the Netherlands and their families gives insight in how these refugees (re)construct and perceive their family life within and across borders; at the nuclear family level, within the Western diaspora, and with family members who stayed be...
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    €65.-
 
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