About this book series

The traditional human rights frame creates a paradigm by which the duty bearer’s (state) and rights holder’s (civil society organizations) interests collide over the limits of enjoyment and enforcement. The series departs from the paradigm by centering peripheral yet powerful actors that agitate for intervention and influence in the (re)shaping of rights discourse in the midst of grave insecurities. The series privileges a call and response between theoretical inquiry and empirical investigation as contributors critically assess human rights interventions mediated by spatial, temporal, geopolitical and other dimensions. An interdisciplinary dialogue is key as the editors encourage multiple approaches such as law and society, political economy, historiography, legal ethnography, feminist security studies, and multi-media. 

All manuscripts in the series undergo single blind peer review both at proposal and final manuscript stage, and have to abide by the Springer Nature ethical policy statement: https://www.springer.com/gp/editorial-policies/ethical-responsibilities-of-authors.

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Series Editor
  • Chiseche Mibenge,
  • Irene Hadiprayitno

Book titles in this series

  1. The Protection Paradox

    How the UN Can Get Better at Saving Civilian Lives

    • Conor Foley
    • Copyright: 2023

    Available Renditions

    • Hard cover
    • Soft cover
    • eBook