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Zoom In. Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances [English - Arabic Edition]
Zoom In. Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances [English - Arabic Edition]
by Sami Adwan
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In Zoom In, Israeli and Palestinian authors collectively explore the contrasting perspectives on memory and remembrance through an innovative approach. Palestinian and Israeli university students are presented with a catalogue of period photographs from... (read more)

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Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World
Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World
by Samantha Power
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In this perfect match of author and subject, Pulitzer Prize-winner Samantha Power tackles the life of Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose work for the U.N. before his 2003 death in Iraq was emblematic of moral struggle on the global stage. Power has drawn on a... (read more)

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The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights
The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights
by Irene Khan
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In our rapidly globalizing age with economic growth occurring in almost every corner of the world, it is easy to forget that more than one billion people still live on less than one dollar a day. Poverty is the worst human-rights crisis in the world... (read more)

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Speaking Out on Human Rights: Debating Canada's Human Rights System
Speaking Out on Human Rights: Debating Canada's Human Rights System
by Pearl Eliadis
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Canadians like to see themselves as champions of human rights in the international community. Closer to home, however, the human rights system in Canada - particularly its public institutions such as commissions and tribunals - has been the object of... (read more)

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Speaking Out on Human Rights: Debating Canada's Human Rights System
Speaking Out on Human Rights: Debating Canada's Human Rights System
by Pearl Eliadis
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Canadians like to see themselves as champions of human rights in the international community. Closer to home, however, the human rights system in Canada - particularly its public institutions such as commissions and tribunals - has been the object of... (read more)

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Trafficking Women's Human Rights (11 Edition)
Trafficking Women's Human Rights (11 Edition)
by Julietta Hua
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The history of human beings bought and sold, forced into lives of abject servitude or sexual slavery, is a story as old as civilization and yet still of global concern today. How this story is told, Julietta Hua argues, says much about our cultural... (read more)

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Vulnerability and Human Rights (Essays on Human Rights)
Vulnerability and Human Rights (Essays on Human Rights)
by Bryan S. Turner, Professor
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The mass violence of the twentieth century’s two world wars—followed more recently by decentralized and privatized warfare, manifested in terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and other localized forms of killing—has led to a heightened... (read more)

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China, the United Nations, and Human Rights: The Limits of Compliance (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
China, the United Nations, and Human Rights: The Limits of Compliance (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
by Ann Kent
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Selected by Choice magazine as a Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Nelson Mandela once said, Human rights have become the focal point of international relations. This has certainly become true in American relations with the People's Republic of China... (read more)

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Inside America's Concentration Camps: Two Centuries of Internment and Torture
Inside America's Concentration Camps: Two Centuries of Internment and Torture
by James Dickerson
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Xenophobia, paranoia, and racism have long challenged democracy, a battle played out dramatically in the concentration camps that were built, staffed, and filled with adults and children under the orders of the U.S. government. Beginning in the... (read more)

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Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad (Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity)
Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad (Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity)
by Marnia Lazreg
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"This book interprets torture not as an incidental if frequent characteristic of neocolonial conflict, but as one of its major elements. Using the Algerian war as a case study, Lazreg argues that to the French forces the psychological and political... (read more)

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Performative Revolution in Egypt (11 Edition)
Performative Revolution in Egypt (11 Edition)
by Alexander
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As the Egyptian revolution unfolded throughout 2011 and the ensuing years, no one was better positioned to comment on it—and try to push it in productive directions—than best-selling novelist and political commentator Alaa Al-Aswany. For years... (read more)

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Surviving Peace: A Political Memoir
Surviving Peace: A Political Memoir
by Olivera Simic
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How do you pick up the pieces after your life is shattered by war? How do you continue living when your country no longer exists, your language is no longer spoken and your family is divided, not just by distance but by politics too? What happens when... (read more)

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Geopiracy
Geopiracy
by Joel Wainwright
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Geopiracy delivers a critique of the 'Bowman expeditions'—a project through which geographers, with funding from the US Army, are mapping the 'human terrain' of foreign lands. Since the beginning of the controversy surrounding the Bowman... (read more)

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On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process
On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process
by Fionnuala Ni Aolain
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Gender oppression has been a feature of war and conflict throughout human history, yet until fairly recently, little attention was devoted to addressing the consequences of violence and discrimination experienced by women in post-conflict states... (read more)

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I Believe in Zero: Learning from the World's Children
I Believe in Zero: Learning from the World's Children
by Caryl M Stern
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First-hand, human stories of hope, resilience, determination, and family: a call to see the world's children as our own, by the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF In I Believe in ZERO, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Caryl... (read more)

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Implementing the Un Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Standard of Living Adequate for Development
Implementing the Un Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Standard of Living Adequate for Development
by Arlene Bowers Andrews
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In 1989, the UN General Assembly adopted an extraordinary document, the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Almost every nation of the world has ratified or acceded to it, with the exception of the US and Somalia. Article 27 of the Convention... (read more)

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Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by Greg Mortenson and Mike Bryan
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If you're feeling crushed by the grim news reports of our ongoing, never-ending overseas warfare, replenish your spirit with Stones into Schools. This remarkable book from the author of Three Cups of Tea will pull you out of your seat and send you into... (read more)

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World Poverty and Human Rights
World Poverty and Human Rights
by Thomas W. Pogge
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'There is something absolute about the letters between you & me; … The letter is a form of communion of the soul-spirit – … one that is faded & yet unimpeded, complete’, wrote Martin Heidegger to his fiancée Elfride... (read more)

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Oxford European Human Rights Series #1: Freedom of Religion Under the European Convention on Human Rights
Oxford European Human Rights Series #1: Freedom of Religion Under the European Convention on Human Rights
by Carolyn Evans
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"Evan's....has done a masterful job. Her book is erudite, detailed, balanced, and very clearly written....A truly excellent book....[a] tour de force that will become....the standard work on development of Article 9 jurisprudence."--Journal of Church... (read more)

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On the Margins of the World: The Refugee Experience Today
On the Margins of the World: The Refugee Experience Today
by Michel Agier
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Fifty million people in the world today are victims of forced relocation caused by wars and violence. This remarkable book sheds light on the process of dislocation and quarantine which is affecting an ever-growing proportion of the world's population.... (read more)

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