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Performative Revolution in Egypt: An Essay in Cultural Power
Performative Revolution in Egypt: An Essay in Cultural Power
by Jeffrey C. Alexander
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The 2011 revolution in Egypt was revolutionary far beyond regime change in Cairo. It may be considered our first view of  what a civil, egalitarian society in the Middle East might look like in the age of Twitter, YouTube and instant global media... (read more)

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History of Human Rights : From Ancient Times To the Globalization Era (Rev 08 Edition)
History of Human Rights : From Ancient Times To the Globalization Era (Rev 08 Edition)
by Micheline Ishay
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"This well-written book, chock-full of knowledge, presents a history of the idea, or ideas, of human rights through the prism of the author's thoughtful views on key controversies that bedevil human rights discourse to this day."—Professor Sir Nigel... (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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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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The human right to survive and develop, a fundamental premise of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, can be attained only if adequate living conditions are secured for the child. In this book, an international, interdisciplinary group of... (read more)

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Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
by Lisa S Alfredson
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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009Creating Human Rights offers the first systematic study of a pioneering women's refugee movement and its challenge, as an international trigger case, to more conventional paths toward... (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 (2ND 08 Edition)
World Poverty and Human Rights (2ND 08 Edition)
by Thomas Winfried Menko 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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Freedom of religion and belief is a central right set out in international human rights treaties. This book provides a detailed analysis of this law as developed under the European Convention on Human Rights. It takes a critical view of the restrictive... (read more)

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On the Margins of the World (08 Edition)
On the Margins of the World (08 Edition)
by 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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Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar
Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar
by Moazzam Begg
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The "shocking firsthand account" (Chicago Sun-Times) of one man's years inside the notorious American prison—and his Kafkaesque struggle to clear his name. When Enemy Combatant was first published in the United States in hardcover in 2006 it... (read more)

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Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Market. by Ann Stewart (Law in Context)
Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Market. by Ann Stewart (Law in Context)
by Ann Stewart
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Theories of gender justice in the twenty-first century must engage with global economic and social processes. Using concepts from economic analysis associated with global commodity chains and feminist ethics of care, Ann Stewart considers the way in... (read more)

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Access to Asylum: International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)
Access to Asylum: International Refugee Law and the Globalisation of Migration Control (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)
by Thomas Gammeltoft-hansen
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Is there still a right to seek asylum in a globalised world? Migration control has increasingly moved to the high seas or the territory of transit and origin countries, and is now commonly outsourced to private actors. Under threat of financial penalties... (read more)

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The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices
The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices
by Laurel Fletcher
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"Though unparalleled in its perfidy, our era is also the first in which people are trying to do something about crimes against humanity and such treacheries as torture and cruel and inhumane treatment of others. The first step toward remediation is... (read more)

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Migration, Health and Inequality
Migration, Health and Inequality
by Felicity (edt) Thomas
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This book highlights recent developments in global migration, human rights, and health. Looking at diverse health issues and a variety of forms of migration it exposes the factors contributing to the vulnerability of different mobile groups. Migration... (read more)

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Cambridge International Documents #10: East Timor and the International Community: Basic Documents
Cambridge International Documents #10: East Timor and the International Community: Basic Documents
by Heike Krieger
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The long-running dispute over East Timor is an unresolved item on the agenda of the international community. It involves issues of self-determination, nonrecognition, and human rights. This book reproduces the basic materials relating to the historical... (read more)

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The Rights of Spring: A Memoir of Innocence Abroad
The Rights of Spring: A Memoir of Innocence Abroad
by David Kennedy
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"This is an astonishing essay. In part literature, in part philosophy and social theory, it combines critical self-observation with razor-sharp analysis of Western humanitarian activism abroad. Human rights will never be the same. The essay has already... (read more)

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Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 #03: The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 #03: The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
by Aleksa Solzhenitsyn
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Volume 3 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's moving account of resistance within the Soviet labor camps and his own release after eight... (read more)

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Crimes Against Humanity: the Struggle for Global Justice (3RD 07 - Old Edition)
Crimes Against Humanity: the Struggle for Global Justice (3RD 07 - Old Edition)
by Geoffrey Robertson
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Weaves together disparate strands of history, philosophy, international law, and politics to show how an identification of the crime against humanity has become the key that unlocks the closed door of state sovereignty, enabling the international... (read more)

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The Politics of Human Rights Protection: Moving Intervention Upstream with Impact Assessment
The Politics of Human Rights Protection: Moving Intervention Upstream with Impact Assessment
by Jan Knippers Black
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This important work argues that human rights abuse is not necessarily about distant places and peoples, and it is neither incomprehensible nor inevitable. Despite the appearance of consensus about the importance of human rights protection, abuse with its... (read more)

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