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Recent publications

Melvin, Jennifer (2015). Reconciling Rwanda: Unity, Nationality and State Control.

O'Byrne, D (2015). Human Rights in a Globalizing World.

A selection of our publications

  • Ammaturo, Francesca (2014). The Right to a Privilege? Homonormativity and the Recognition of Same-sex Couples in Europe, Social and Legal Studies 23(2): 175-194.
  • Ammaturo, Francesca (2014). Il Divorzio Imposto per le Persone Transgender nella Giurisprudenza della Corte Europea dei Diritti dell'Uomo: I Profili Socio-Giuridici di 'H. contro Finlandia', GEnJus1(1):108-114.
  • Ammaturo, Francesca (2015). The 'Pink Agenda': questioning and challenging European Homonationalist Sexual Citizenship. Sociology, DOI: 0038038514559324.
  • Ammaturo, Francesca (2015). Spaces of Pride: a Visual Ethnography of Gay Pride Parades in Italy and the United Kingdom. Social Movements Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, DOI: 10.1080/14742837.2015.1060156
  • Beattie, Tina (2015). 'Dignity Beyond Rights', Australian eJournal of Theology
  • Beattie, Tina (2014). 'Whose Rights, Which Rights? – The United Nations, the Vatican, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Rights', Heythrop Journal, Vol. 55, Issue 6: pp. 979-1112
  • Beattie, Tina (2014). The Theological Study of Gender' in Adrian Thatcher (ed) The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Theology, Sexuality and Gender (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Beattie, Tina (2013). 'The Vanishing Absolute and the Deconsecrated God – a theological reflection on revelation, law, and human dignity' in Christopher McCrudden (ed.) Understanding Human Dignity (London and Oxford: British Academy and Oxford University Press)
  • Beattie, Tina (2013). Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void – a Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press)
  • Beattie, Tina (2013). 'The End of "Woman" and the Ends of Women: A Reflection on Women's Rights in the Context of Catholicism and the Abortion Debate' in Niamh Reilly and Stacey Scriver (eds) Religion, Gender, and the Public Sphere, Routledge Studies in Religion series (London and New York: Routledge) 
  • Beattie, Tina (2010). 'Catholicism, Choice and Consciousness: A Feminist Theological Perspective on Abortion', International Journal of Public Theology, Vol. 4, No. 1: pp. 51-75
  • Beattie, Tina (2008). '"Justice enacted not these human laws" (Antigone): Religion, Natural Law and Women's Rights', Religion and Human Rights, Vol. 3, No. 3: pp. 249-267
  • Beattie, Tina (2008). 'From Rosaries to Rights – Towards an Integrated Catholicism' in Bernard Hoose, Julie Clague and Gerard Mannion (eds.) Moral Theology for the Twenty-First Century: Essays in Celebration of Kevin Kelly (London and New York: Continuum)
  • Beattie, Tina (2008). 'Humanae Vitae: nature, sex and reason in conflict', The Pastoral Review, July
  • Beattie, Tina (2006). 'Religious Reflections on the Death Penalty', review essay in Human Rights and Religion Vol. 1, No. 1: pp. 101-103 
  • Boyle, Katie (2014). 'Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Ireland: Models of Constitutionalisation', Irish Community Development Law Journal 3(1) 33-48 
  • Boyle, Katie (2015). Justiciability Mechanisms for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Northern Ireland as a Conflicted Democracy, in A. Divers, J. Miller (eds.), Justiciability of Human Rights Law in Domestic Jurisdictions (Springer International) 
  • Boyle, Katie A Human Rights Based Approach to Tackling Poverty, Scottish Human Rights Commission, available at  http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/news/latestnews/fairerscotland 
  • Boyle, Katie (2014). 'Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Ireland – Why the Constitution?', Human Rights in Ireland, 
  • Boyle, Katie (2013). 'An Explanation of the Legal Arguments for the Inclusion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Irish Constitution', Constitutional Convention, Ireland
  • Eade, John (2000). Placing London: From Imperial Capital to Global City, Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, pp. 176
  • Eade, John (1989). The Politics of Community: The Bangladeshi Community in East London, Aldershot: Ashgate
  • Edwards, John (1995). When Race Counts. London: Routledge
  • Edwards, John (2011). "Group Rights to Compensation: Theory and Practice" Essex Human Rights Review  
  • Edwards, John (199). Collective Rights in the Liberal State"  Netherlands Quarterly of  Human Rights: 17.3
  • Garapich, Michal (2016). Breaking borders, changing structures - transnationalism of migrants from Poland as anti-state resistance. Social Identities: Journal for the study of race, nation and culture. Vol 22 issue 1
  • Garapich, Michal (2015). (with Stephen Drinkwater ) Migration Plans and Strategies of Recent Polish Migrants to England and Wales: Do They Have Any At All? Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol 41; issue 12
  • Garapich, Michal (2012). 'Homo sovieticus revisited - anti-institutionalism, alcohol and resistance among Polish homeless men in London'. International Migration; 2012 (in press)
  • Gill, Aisha K. and Anitha, Sundari (2011) Forced Marriage: Introducing a Social Justice and Human Rights Perspective Zed Books

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Gill, Aisha K. (2014) 'All They Think About is Honour: The Murder of Shafilea Ahmed' in Gill, A., Roberts, K., Strange, C. (eds) 'Honour' Killing and Violence: Theory, Policy and Practice, Palgrave
  • Hoffler, Harriet (2009). "Indigenous Peoples: An Introduction to the Socio-Legal Framework with a Special Focus on the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and South Asia", co-authored with Professor Javaid Rehman, European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Volume 8
  • Hoffler, Harriet (2009). "An Interview with Phil Shiner", Journal of Global Ethics, Vol. 5. 2 
  • Hoskins, Byrony. (2000). Young Women's Sexuality: All Bad News?. Fem Rev, 66(1), pp.142-146.
  • Hynes, Patricia, Lamb, Michele, Short, Damien and Waites, Matthew (eds) (2011) Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements Routledge
  • Kent, Gregory (2005) Framing War and Genocide: British Policy and News Media Reaction to the War in Bosnia Hampton Press


  • Lamb, Michele (2008) 'A Culture of Human Rights: Transforming Policing in Northern Ireland' in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice 2, 386-93


  • Lamb, Michele (2010) 'Loyalty and Human Rights: Liminality and Social Action in a Divided Society' in International Journal of Human Rights 14, 994-1012
  • Melvin, Jennifer (2010) 'Reconstructing Rwanda: Balancing Human Rights and the Promotion of National Reconciliation' in International Journal of Human Rights 14, 932-51

  • Melvin, Jennifer (2011). Reconstructing Rwanda: Balancing Human Rights and the Promotion of National Reconciliation in Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements, Routledge, London
  • Melvin, Jennifer (2015). Reconciling Rwanda: Unity, Nationality, and State Control, University of London Press, London
  • Mooney, Annabelle (2002). "Human Rights, Linguistics and the Law: The UK and Beyond", International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 15: 389–39.
  • Mooney, Annabelle (2003).  "Fight The Good Fight With All Your Might: The US, us and them" Studies in Terrorism: Media Scholarship and the Enigma of Terror. Chitty, N., Rush, R.R. and Semati. M. (eds.) Penang: Southbound in association with the Journal of International Communication (2003)
  • Mooney, Annabelle (2005) "Citizens, Immigrants, Anarchists and Other Animals", in Contemporary Issues in the Semiotics of Law, Wagner, A et al (eds.) Onati International Series in Law and Society, Oxford: Hart : 35-56
  • O'Byrne, Darren J. (2003) Human Rights: An Introduction Longman-Prentice Hall


  • O'Byrne, Darren J. (2012) 'Re-Imagining the Theory of Human Rights' in International Journal of Human Rights 16, 1078-93


  • O'Byrne, Darren J. (2012) 'On the Sociology of Human Rights: Theorizing the Language-Structure of Rights' in Sociology 46, 829-43


  • O'Byrne, Darren J. (2015) Human Rights In a Globalizing World Palgrave
  • Omoniyi, Tope (2004). The Sociolinguistics of Borderland: Two Nations, One Community. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, ISBN 0-86543-911-7
  • Omoniyi, Tope (2014). Language Capital and Development. Edited special issue of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Vol. 225. Mouton de Gruyter
  • Omoniyi, Tope (2010). Contending with Globalisation in World Englishes. Co-edited with Mukul Saxena, Bristol: Multilingual Matters 
  • Power, Nina (2015). Ludwig Feuerbach: Atheism as Historical Destiny, Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to the Present (Routledge)
  • Power, Nina (2015). "Reading Transdisciplinarily: Sartre and Althusser", Osborne, Alliez and Sandford, eds, special issue of Theory, Culture & Society, on Transdisciplinary Problematics.
  • Race, Richard (2nd Ed.) (2015) Multiculturalism and Education, London, Bloomsbury
  • Race, Richard and Lander, V. (Eds.) (2014) Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education, Houndsmills, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Romero-Fresco, Pablo (2011). Subtitling through Speech Recognition: Respeaking , St Jerome: Manchester: http://www.stjerome.co.uk/books/b/150/
  • Sehgal, Raj (2015). Is Aristotelian Capitalism Possible?' forthcoming in Andrius Bielskis & Kelvin Knight (eds) Virtues, Vices, and Economy: Essays on Morality and Markets
  • Sehgal, Raj (2007) The Marxian Technological-Fix' in Modern Philosophy Issue 6
  • Shaw, Martin (2003) War and Genocide: Organized Killing in Modern Society Polity Press

  • Shaw, Martin (2006) What is Genocide? A New Social Theory Polity Press


  • Shaw, Martin (2013) Genocide and International Relations: Changing Patterns in the Transitions of the Late Modern World Cambridge University Press

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