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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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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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Body Politics in Development (09 Edition)
Body Politics in Development (09 Edition)
by Wendy Harcourt
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This book explores how activists around the world have organized to fight for their economic and social rights and well-being, to end violence against women and militarism, to promote sexual and reproductive rights, and to protect bodily integrity... (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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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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International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis
International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis
by Francisco Forrest Martin
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This volume introduces law students to the international legal instruments and case law governing the substantive and procedural dimensions of international human rights and humanitarian law, including economic, social, and cultural rights. It also... (read more)

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Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors: (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law)
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors: (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law)
by Andrew Clapham
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Human rights activists increasingly address the activity of multinational corporations, the policies of international organizations such as the World Bank and World Trade Organization, and international crimes committed by entities such as armed... (read more)

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The Future of Un Human Rights Treaty Monitoring
The Future of Un Human Rights Treaty Monitoring
by Philip Alston
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Analyses in detail the strengths and weaknesses of the UN human rights treaty system.... (read more)

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Campaigning for Justice: Human Rights Advocacy in Practice (Stanford Studies in Human Rights)
Campaigning for Justice: Human Rights Advocacy in Practice (Stanford Studies in Human Rights)
by Jo Becker
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Advocates within the human rights movement have had remarkable success establishing new international laws, securing concrete changes in human rights policies and practices, and transforming the terms of public debate. Yet too often, the strategies these... (read more)

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Human Rights Ngos in East Africa: Political and Normative Tensions (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
Human Rights Ngos in East Africa: Political and Normative Tensions (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
by Makau Mutua
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Human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are by definition not part of the state. Rather, they are an element of civil society, the strands of the fabric of organized life in countries, and crucial to the prospect of political democracy. Civil... (read more)

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The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines
The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines
by Louis Maresca
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The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines from 1955 through 1999. It contains International Committee of... (read more)

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You Can't Say That!: The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties from Antidiscrimination Laws
You Can't Say That!: The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties from Antidiscrimination Laws
by David E Bernstein
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According to Berstein, activists and courts are using anti-discrimination laws to erode civil liberties such as free speech, the free exercise of religion, and freedom of association. This book examines how these laws are being applied on college... (read more)

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Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights (Blackstone's Human Rights Series)
Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights (Blackstone's Human Rights Series)
by Nicholas Blake Qc
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This book addresses the material details of the Human Rights Act 1998 in the UK and examines the very different new scheme of immigration control mandated by the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. The authors then analyze the impact of the Human Rights Act... (read more)

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Genocide as Social Practice: Reorganizing Society Under the Nazis and Argentina's Military Juntas (Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights)
Genocide as Social Practice: Reorganizing Society Under the Nazis and Argentina's Military Juntas (Genocide, Political Violence, Human Rights)
by Daniel Feierstein
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Genocide not only annihilates people but also destroys and reorganizes social relations, using terror as a method. In Genocide as Social Practice, Argentinean social scientist Daniel Feierstein looks at the policies of state-sponsored repression pursued... (read more)

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Social Movements for Global Democracy (Themes in Global Social Change)
Social Movements for Global Democracy (Themes in Global Social Change)
by Jackie Smith
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This groundbreaking study sheds new light on the struggle to define the course of globalization. Synthesizing extensive research on transnational activism, Social Movements for Global Democracy shows how transnational networks of social movement... (read more)

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Freedom of Religion: Un and European Human Rights Law and Practice
Freedom of Religion: Un and European Human Rights Law and Practice
by Paul M. Taylor
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A critique of the treatment of the right to freedom of religion within the UN and Europe.... (read more)

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In the Company of Giants: The Ultimate Investigation Guide for Legal Professionals, Activists, Journalists & the Wrongfully Convicted
In the Company of Giants: The Ultimate Investigation Guide for Legal Professionals, Activists, Journalists & the Wrongfully Convicted
by Paul J. Ciolino
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For those who care about justice, and especially those who want to do something about injustice, Paul Ciolino's In the Company of Giants is a must-read.--Rob Warden, Executive Director, Innocence Project, Northwestern University School of Law Paul... (read more)

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Universal Rights Down to Earth (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
Universal Rights Down to Earth (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
by Richard Thompson Ford
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The idea of universal rights—rights shared by all citizens, regardless of nationality, creed, wealth, or geography—has a powerful grip on the way many people feel about justice and global politics. No one should be subjected to torture or... (read more)

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Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet
Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet
by Abraham H. Foxman
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Emboldened by anonymity, individuals and organizations from both left and right are freely spewing hateful vitriol on the Internet without worrying about repercussions.Lies, bullying, conspiracy theories, bigoted and racist rants, and calls for violence... (read more)

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Human Rights (Journal of Law and Society)
Human Rights (Journal of Law and Society)
by Clements
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The Human Rights Act 1998 will come into force in the year 2000. This volume explores the significance of this event.... (read more)

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