New Handbook Co-Edited by the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Now Available

2019-01-17
New Handbook Co-Edited by the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues Now Available

The Routledge Handbook on Human Rights in Asia, co-edited by Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Fernand de Varennes, is now available.

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Co-edited by Fernand de Varennes (UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues) and Christie M. Gardiner, the Routledge Handbook on Human Rights in Asia examines the human rights situation in Asia and the challenges faced by the most vulnerable groups in the region. The Handbook discusses human rights violations and their underlying causes in a range of contexts, and provides recommendations and justifications for reforms based on lessons learned from global, regional, and local initiatives. The book's 23 chapters covers a wide range of issues and discusses human rights institutions and norms in Asia.

The Handbook is divided into 6 sections devoted to the following topics: -Strengthening Human Rights Institutions -Participation and Exclusion -The Private Sector -Security and Conflict -Trafficking, Displacement, and Citizenship -Age, Identity, and Sexuality

More information about the Handbook, as well as options for purchasing it can be found on the website of Routledge.