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Books

  • Bowring, B. Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power. Routledge (2013)
  • Bowring, B, The Degradation Of The International Legal Order: The Rehabilitation Of Law And The Possibility Of Politics (Routledge Cavendish, 2008). Reviewed by Paul Feldman and Robert Knox
  • Sotsilanoye Zakonodatelstvo Rossii i Velikobritanii (Social Legislation in Russia and Great Britain) (ed Bill Bowring and Maria Levina, Moscow, Russian European Trust, 2000) includes Chapter "The protection of children's rights in English legislation" ISBN 5 87372 099 1
  • Fottrell, Deirdre and Bill Bowring (ed.) Minority and Group Rights in the New Millennium, Kluwer Law International, 1999) [ISBN 90 411 1013 5]: includes chapter 'Multicultural Citizenship: A More Viable Framework for Minority Rights?'
  • Bill Bowring (ed.) Prisons Law and Human Rights (Moscow: Erebus Publishers, 1997).
  • Bill Bowring and Professor Valeriy Savitsky (eds) Prava Cheloveka i Sudebniy Kontrol (Human Rights and Judicial Review) Moscow, Human Rights Publishers (March 1996).

Chapters in edited collections

  • (2017) (with Borgoyakova, T) 'Language Policy and Education in Russia' in McCarty, T & May, S. (eds.) Language Policy and Political Issues in Education, Springer
  • (2017) 'England’s terror of the French Revolution: the historical roots of resistance to the rights of man and the case against the Human Rights Act' in Cowell, F (ed.) Critically Examining the Case Against the 1998 Human Rights Act, Routledge
  • (2015) 'The Russian Federation and the Strasbourg Court: the illegitimacy of sovereignty?' in: Ziegler, K., Wicks, L. & Hodson, L. (eds.) The UK and European Human Rights: A Strained Relationship? Modern Studies in European Law. Oxford, UK: Hart.
  • (2015) "From Empire to Multilateral Player: The Deep Roots of Autonomy in Russia" in "Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy" Malloy, T H & Palermo, F (eds.)  Oxford University Press
  • (2015) 'The law of value and the law' in Haskell, J. & Mattei, U. (eds.) Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law. Research Handbooks on Globalisation and the Law. London, UK: Edward Elgar.
  • (2014) ‘Transnistria’ in Walter, C, Antje von Ungern-Sternberg, A & and Kavus Abushov, K (eds.) Self-Determination and Secession in International Law, Oxford University Press
  • (2014) ‘What if Ilyenkov had known Marx’s Transcription of Spinoza?’ In Oittinen, V. (ed.) Spinoza in Soviet Thought, Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki.
  • ‘The Russian Language in Ukraine: Complicit in Genocide, or Victim of State-building?’ in Ryazanova-Clarke, L. (ed.) The Russian Language Outside The Nation, Edinburgh University Press.
  • 'Russian legislation in the area of minority rights', in Oleh Protsyk and Benedikt Harzl eds, Managing Ethnic Diversity in Russia, Routledge 2012, Chapter 1, pp.15-36
  • 'The Russian Constitutional System: Complexity and Asymmetry', in Marc Weller and Katherine Nobbs (eds) Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010) pp.48-74, ISBN 978-0-8122-4230-0
  • 'What is Realism in International Law and Human Rights?', in Jonathan Joseph and Colin Wight Scientific Realism and International Relations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) pp.101-114, ISBN 978-0-230-24006-3
  • ‘"Terrorist Lists" and Procedural Human Rights: A Collision between UN Law, EU Law and Strasbourg Law?', in Reza Banakar (ed) Rights in Context: Law and Justice in Late Modern Society (Ashgate, 2010) pp. 231-252, ISBN 9781409407409
  • 'Language Rights in Practice – The Case of the Former Editor of the Only Khakas Language Newspaper', in Sonja Novak Lukanovic (ed) A Shared Vision. Intercultural Dialogue – A Global Paradigm to Promote Linguistic and Cultural Diversity (Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, Institute for Ethnic Studies – Ljubljana, 2010) pp.87-106
  • 'Enhanced Local Self-government as a Means of Enhancing Minority Governance', in Mark Weller (ed) Political Participation of Minorities: A Commentary on International Standards and Practice (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp.661-681.
  • 'The Russian Constitutional System: Complexity and Asymmetry', in Mark Weller and Katherine Knobbs (eds), Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010, pp. 48-75.
  • 'The Death Penalty and Russia', in Jon Yorke (ed) The Right to Life and the Value of Life: Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics (Ashgate, 2010) pp.269-288.
  • 'Language Policy in Ukraine. International Standards and Obligation, and Ukrainian Law and Legislation'  in Juliane Besters-Dilgers (ed.) Language Policy and Language Situation in Ukraine: Analysis and Recommendations (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008) [ISBN 978-3-631-58389-0] pp.57-100.
  • 'Legal and Policy Developments in the Russian Federation in 2007 with regard to the Protection of Minorities'  in Volume 6, 2006/7 European Yearbook of Minority Issues (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2008) [ISBN 978-90-04-17423-8] pp.529-543.
  • 'How will the European Court of Human Rights deal with the UK in Iraq? Lessons from Turkey and Russia',  in P. Shiner and A. Williams (eds) The Iraq War and International Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2008) pp.285-312.
  • (with Prof Myroslava Antonovych, Faculty of Law, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) 'Ukraine’s long and winding road to the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages' in Robert Dunbar, (ed) The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages: Legal Challenges and Opportunities (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2008) [ISBN 978-92-871-6333-2] pp.157-182.
  • 'Das Vereinigte Königreich und der Varfassungsvertrag' in Regina Viotto and Andreas Fisahn (eds) Europa am Scheideweg: Kritik des EU- 'Reformvertrags' (Hamburg: VSA-Verlag, 2008) pp.118-136.
  • 'Movna politika v Ukraini. Mizhnarodni normi ta zobovyazannya i ukrainsii zakon ta zakonodavstvo' in Juliane Besters-Dilgers (ed) Movna Politika ta Movna Situatsiya v Ukraini: Analiz i Rekomendatsii (Language Policy and Language Situation in Ukraine: Analysis and Recommendations) (Kyiv: Kyiv Mohyla Academy, 2008) pp.55-95.
  • 'The Tartars of the Russian Federation and National-Cultural Autonomy: A Contradiction in Terms?'  in Karl Cordell and David Smith (eds) Cultural Autonomy in Contemporary Europe (Abingdon: Routledge, 2008), pp.81-100.
  • “Positivism versus self-determination: the contradictions of Soviet international law” in Susan Marks (ed) International Law on the Left: Re-examining Marxist Legacies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
  • “Moscow: Third Rome, Model Communist City, Eurasian Antagonist - and Power as No-Power?” in Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (ed) Law and the City (London: Routledge Cavendish, 2007)
  • “Ombudsman Institutions and Ethnic Conflict in Russia and Ukraine: A Failure of Local Institution-building?” in European Yearbook of Minority Issues Vol.4, 2004/5, pp.269-294 (2006, Brill)
  • “Ideology Critique and International Law: Towards a Substantive Account of International Human Rights” in Colin Warbrick and Stephen Tierney (eds) Towards an International Legal Community? The Sovereignty of States and the Sovereignty of International Law (London: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2006) pp.193-210
  • “The Crimean autonomy: innovation or anomaly?” in Marc Weller and Stefan Wolff Autonomy, Self-governance and Conflict Resolution: Innovative approaches to institutional design in divided societies (Routledge, 2005) pp.75-97, ISBN 0-415-33986-3
  • “Burial and Resurrection: Karl Renner’s controversial influence on the ‘National Question’ in Russia” in Ephraim Nimni (ed) National-Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics (Routledge, 2005) pp.191-206, ISBN 0-415-24964-3
  • “The reality of human rights in Commonwealth of Independent States” and “The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and human rights” in Rhona Smith and Christien van den Anker (eds) The Essentials of Human Rights (Hodder & Stoughton Educational, 2005) ISBN: 0340815744
  • 'Law, Customary: Central Asia' in Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, volume 2 (2004, Brill, Leiden)
  • 'Rejected organs? The efficacy of legal transplantation, and the ends of human rights in the Russian Federation',  in Esin Orucu (ed) Judicial Comparativism in Human Rights Cases (2003) London, United Kingdom National Committee of Comparative Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, pp.159-182
  • 'The degradation of international law?' in John Strawson (ed) Law After Ground Zero (2002) London, Glasshouse Press ISBN 1-904385-02-8
  • 'Between a (Russian) rock and a (Crimean Tatar) hard place? Ethnic, linguistic and minority issues' in Ann Lewis (ed.) Ukraine and the EU: Neighbours, Friends, Partners? (The Federal Trust, 2002)
  • "Zashchita prav detei v zakonodaelstve Anglii (Protection of Childrens Rights in English Legislation" pp. 150-163 in Dashkina and others (ed) Sotsialnoye Zakonodatelstvo Rossii i Velikobritanii (Social legislation in Russia and Great Britain) (Moscow, Khrisostom Publisher, 2000).
  • "Russian Children: The Obscenity of Political Fantasy" in Eric Heinze (ed) Of Innocence and autonomy: Children, sex and human rights (Ashgate, Dartmouth, 2000) ISBN 1 84014 484 X.
  • “Ancient Peoples and New Nations in the Russian Federation: Questions of Theory and Practice” in Stephen Tierney (ed) Accommodating National Identity: New Approaches in International and Domestic Law (Kluwer Law International, 2000) ISBN 90 411 1400 9.
  • “Criticising Judges in Russia” in Michael Addo (ed) Freedom of Expression and the Criticism of Judges: A comparative study of European legal standards (Dartmouth, 2000) ISBN 0 7546 2129 4
  • 'Politics, the Rule of Law and the Judiciary' in Neil Robinson (ed) Institutions and Political Change in Russia (Macmillan, 2000) ISBN 0 333 73525 0.
  • 'Politics Versus the Rule of Law in the Work of the Russian Constitutional Court' in Jiri Priban and James Young (eds) The Rule of Law in Eastern and Central Europe (Dartmouth, 1999) ISBN 1 84014 719 9
  • 'Human Rights and Eastern Europe' in A. Hegarty and S. Leonard A Human Rights Agenda for the Twenty-First Century (Cavendish,1999) ISBN 1 85941 393 5
  • 'New Nations and National Minorities: Ukraine and the Question of Citizenship' in Peter Cumper and Steven Wheatley (eds) Minority Rights in the 'New' Europe (Kluwer Law International 1999) ISBN 90 411 1124 7
  • 'Sergei Kovalyov: The First Russian Human Rights Ombudsman - and the Last?' pp. 235-256 in Rein Mullerson, Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Mads Adenas (eds) Constitutional Reform and International Law in Central and Eastern Europe (Kluwer Law International 1998) ISBN 90 411 0526 3
  • 'Is post-statism really post-Marxism?: A response to John Hoffman' in Mary Davies and Marj Mayo (eds) Marxism & struggle: Toward the millennium (London: Praxis Press) pp.125-136
  • 'Socialism, Liberation Struggles and the Law' in Ian Grigg-Spall and Paddy Ireland (eds) The Critical Lawyers Handbook (London: Pluto Press, 1992), pp.179-183, and at http://www.nclg.org.uk/book1/3_9.htm
  • 'Human Rights in Russia: A Discourse of Emancipation or Just Another Mirage?' in Istvan Pogany (ed) Human Rights in Eastern Europe (London: Edward Elgar, 1995) pp.87-110
  • 'Whose Rights, What People, Which Community? The Rule of Law as an Instrument of Oppression in the New Latvia' in Racism, Nationalism and the Rule of Law (ed Peter Fitzpatrick) Dartmouth, February 1995
  • 'Human Rights in the Transitional Period. Risk Scenarios: An International Perspective' in International Human Rights Enforcement: The Case of the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the Transitional Period (CIHRE, 1996)
  • 'The Kurds of Turkey: Protecting the Rights of a Minority' in Kirsten Schulze, Martin Stokes, Colm Campbell (eds) Nationalism, Minorities and Diasporas: Identities and Rights in the Middle East (London: I. B. Tauris,1996)

Articles in academic journals

  • (2015) 'Conservatism, nationalism and “sovereign democracy” in Russia' in Forum for the latest in Eastern European History and Culture, (1)
  • (2015) "What's in a Word: “sovereignty” in the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation" Russian Journal of Communication, Vol 7 (3), Taylor & Francis
  • (2015) “Strasburgskiy sud i baltiiskaya etnopolitika: sushchestvennaya rol istorii i demogafii (The Strasbourg court and Baltic ethnopolitics: the decisive role of history and demographics)” Etnograficheskoye Obozreniye  (Ethnographic Review) (1)
  • (2014) 'What if Ilyenkov had Known Marx’s Transcription of Spinoza?' Kazakhstan Institute for Philosophy, № 1 (45)
  • (2014) "Geopolitics and the right to education, and why ‘no person’ is, in fact, a child", Child And Family Law Quarterly Vol 26, No 2
  • (2014) 'Case commentary: Catan v Moldova and Russia: geopolitics and the right to education, and why "no person" is in fact a child'. International Justice 1 (9), pp. 44-59.
  • Postanovleniye bolshoi palaty Yevropeiskovo Suda po Pravam Cheloveka po delu “Kononov protiv Latvii” (17 Maya 2010 goda): prava li Rossiiskaya Federatsii v svoyom ponimanii sootnosheniya politiki i mezhdunarodnovo prava?” (The ECtHR Grand Chamber judgment in Kononov v Latvia of 17 May 2010: is the Russian Federation correct in its understanding of the relationship between politics and international law?) No.2 (3) 2012 Mezhdunarodnoye Pravosudiye (International Justice) pp.75-84
  • 'What reparation does a torture survivor obtain from international litigation? Critical reflections on practice at the Strasbourg Court' (2012) The International Journal of Human Rights 16:5, pp. 755–772 – in production - ISSN 1364-2987
  • 'Law in a Linguistic Battlefield: The Language of the New State Versus the "Language of the Oppressors" in Ukraine'. Language & Law, 2012 Vol. 1 at http://www.languageandlaw.de/volume-1/3343.
  • Human rights and public education, Cambridge Journal of Education, 42:1 (2012), 53-65
  • 'Minority Rights on Post-war Iraq: An impending catastrophe? International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies 5(3) (2011) 319-335.
  • Marx, Lenin and Pashukanis on Self-Determination: Response to Robert Knox’ Historical Materialism 19/2 (2011), 113-127
  • Bo'The Russian Federation, Protocol No. 14 (and 14 bis), and the Battle for the Soul of the ECHR', Göttingen Journal of International Law, Vol 2, No 2 (2010) 589-617.
  • 'Manual of the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Public Areas', Security and Human Rights 21/2 (June 2010), pp.142-146.
  • 'Fragmentation, Lex Specialis and the Tensions in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights', Journal of Conflict & Security Law 14/3 (2010), 485-498
  • 'Improving Russia's "Investment Climate: Will the latest wave of judicial reform success?' World Commerce Review 4 March 2010, 6-10
  • 'Legal mechanisms of the council of Europe and the EU'. Al-Majdal-Badil’s Quarterly English Language Magazine 41 (2009), pp. 8-11. ISSN 1726-7277.
  • 'Russia and Human Rights: Incompatible Opposites?' Vol 1, No 2 (2009) Göttingen Journal of International Law 1/2 (2009) 257-278
  • 'Europe betrays its founding principle', epilogue in The European Lawyer 83 (2008), pp.62-63.
  • 'Delo ‘Zhdanok protiv Latvia’ (The case of Zhdanok versus Latvia)” No. 10 October 2008, special issue on International Law, Moscow: Chelovek i Zakon (The Person and the Law) pp. 66-76. (In Russian).
  • 'Russia and International Law', The EU-Russia Centre Review, Issue 8: Russian Foreign Policy (Oct 2008), pp. 1-10.
  • 'Pozitsiya Yevropeiskovo Suda po Pravam Cheloveka v voprose ob izbiratelnykh pravakh grazhdan v kontekste latviiskoi praktiki: kriticheskii vzglyad (The position of the European Court of Human Rights on the question of electoral rights of citizens in the context of Latvian practice: critical consideration)' (2008) No.6 (27) June 2008 Prava Cheloveka: Praktika Yevropeiskovo Suda po Pravam Cheloveka (Human Rights: Practice of the European Court of Human Rights) (Moscow: iRGa 5 Publishers) pp.28-42 (in Russian), 71-80 (in English).
  • Misunderstanding Macintyre on Human Rights”, in Kelvin Knight and Paul Blackledge (eds) Revolutionary Aristotelianism: Ethics, Resistance and Utopia, special issue of Analyse & Kritik, (2008) v.30 n.1, pp.205-214.
  • “Tensions Multiply between Russia and Council of Europe: Could the Malaise be Terminal?” (April 2008) Issue 6 The EU-Russia Review pp.4-12; at eu-russiacentre.org/assets/files/Review_FINAL16March_08.pdf
  • 'The Tatars of the Russian Federation and National Cultural Autonomy: A Contradiction in Terms?', Ethnopolitics 6/3 (2007) 417-435
  • “Negating pluralist democracy: the Strasbourg Court forgets the rights of the electors” (2007) 11 KHRP Legal Review pp.67-96
  • 'Ombudsman Institutions and Ethnic Conflict in Russia and Ukraine: A Failure of Local Institution-building?' European Yearbook of Minority Issues Vol.4, 2004/5, (2006) 269-294.
  • “Russia in a Common European Legal Space. Developing effective remedies for the violations of rights by public bodies: compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights” in Kaj Hober (ed) The Uppsala Yearbook of East European Law 2004 (London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill, 2005) pp.89-116 ISBN 1-898029-80-6
  • “Administrativnaya iyustitsiya v Yevrope: analaticheskiy obzor” “Administrative Justice in Europe: Analytical Survey” (2005) No.2 (51) Sravniteltoye konstitutsionnoye obozrenye (Comparative Constitutional Review) (Moscow: Institute for Law and Public Policy) pp.31-56
  • "Postcolonial Transitions on the Southern Borders of the Former Soviet Union: The Return of Eurasianism?" in John Strawson and Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne (eds) "Tracking the Postcolonial in Law", special issue of the Griffith Law Review (2003) v.12, n.2, pp.238-262
  • "Forbidden Relations? The UK's Discourse of Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice" (2002) n.1 Law, Social Justice, and Global Development, at http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/lgd/2002_1/bowring
  • "Sudebnaya systema i yeyo radikalnaya reforma v Anglii i Uwelse (The judicial system and its radical reform in England and Wales)" (2002) No.3 (4) Konstitutsionnoye Pravo: Vostochnoevropeiskoye Obozreniye (Constitutional Law: Eastern European Review) pp.2-11 ISSN 1560-7828
  • "Dolgii put Velikobritanii k evropeiskim standartam prav cheloveka: v avangarde I daleko pozadi (The long march of the UK to European standards of human rights: In the lead and far behind") (2002) No1 (38) Konstitutsionnoye Pravo: Vostochnoevropeiskoye Obozreniye (Constitutional Law: Eastern European Review) pp.37-45 ISSN 1560-7828
  • "Austro-Marxism's Last Laugh?: The Struggle for Recognition of National-Cultural Autonomy for Rossians and Russians" (March 2002) v.54, n.2 Europe-Asia Studies pp.229-250
  • "Rossiya, Sovet Evropy i Prava Cheloveka" (Russia, the Council of Europe and Human Rights" in A. Avtonomov et al, Rossiya i Sovyet Evropy: Perspektivy Vzaimodeistviya (Moscow, Institute of Law and Public Policy, 2001) pp.37-59
  • "Vstupleniye Rossii v Sovet Evropy i prava cheloveka: chetyre goda spustya (Russia's accession to the Council of Europe and human rights: four years on)" Rossiiskii Byulletin po Pravam Cheloveka (2001) No. 14, pp. 53-66
  • "Russia's accession to the Council of Europe and human rights: four years on" (2000) European Human Rights Law Review Issue 4, p.362, ISSN: 1361 1526
  • "Russia's accession to the Council of Europe and human rights: four years on" (2000) Helsinki Monitor: Quarterly on Security and Cooperation in Europe ISSN 0925-0972
  • “The Children of Russia: Victims of Crisis, Beneficiaries of International Law” (1999) Vol 11 Child and Family Law Quarterly pp. 125-135 ISSN 1358 8414
  • “The Rights of Indigenous Peoples: International Perspectives” (1998, No.2(5)) Migration Issues, Kyiv) p.22, in English and in Ukrainian
  • “Redress for Survivors of Torture” in C. Joyner (ed) “Reining in Impunity for International Crimes and Serious Violatons of Fundamental Human Rights” (Association Internationale de Droit Penale, Siracusa, 1998)
  • "Russia's Accession to the Council of Europe and Human Rights: Compliance or Cross-Purposes?" (1997) 6 European Human Rights Law Review pp.628-643. This has been translated into Russian, and appears in Rossiiskii Byulleten po Prava Cheloveka (Russian Bulletin on Human Rights) Issue 10 1998, pp.12-23
  • "Law and Order in the 'New' Britain" in Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey and Michael Rustin (eds) "The Next Ten Years: Key Issues for Blair's Britain", special issue of Soundings, 1997, pp.100-110
  • “Law and injustice: Is there an exit from the post-modern maze?” (1996) Issue 2 Soundings pp.213-224
  • "The "droit et devoir d'ingérence": A Timely New Remedy for Africa?", (1995) Vol 7 African Journal of International and Comparative Law pp.493-510

Other publications

  • 'What is Radical in Radical International Law?' Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2011 (Hart 2013) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2279332
  • 'Legal Nihilism in Russia', 7 July 2009, Open Democracy website at http://www.opendemocracy.net/article/email/legal-nihilism-in-russia
  • Review of Alexei Trochev, Judging Russia: Constitutional Court in Russian Politics, 1990-2006. In the Journal of Law and Society
  • Background paper “The human rights implications of international listing mechanisms for ‘terrorist’ organizations” for Final Report of the OSCE-ODIHR and UN OHCHR Expert Workshop on Human Rights and International Co-operation in Counter-Terrorism, 15-17 November 2006, Triesenberg, Lichtenstein ODIHR/GAL 14/07, 21 February 2007, pp.75-113
  • Report 'The Rule of Law in Moldova' for the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), November 2004
  • Review of Catherin Dupre “Importing the Law in Post-Communist Transitions. The Hungarian Constitutional Court and the Right to Human Dignity” (2004) v.15, n.1 Kings College Law Journal pp.194-198

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