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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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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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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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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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Ppss - Polity Political Sociology #4: States and Social Movements
Ppss - Polity Political Sociology #4: States and Social Movements
by Hank Johnston
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Since the late eighteenth century, politics, protest, and the state have evolved together, each shaping the other in significant ways. This engaging and succinct treatment of protest-state interaction shows how the modern national state developed in... (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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Political Gain and Civilian Pain
Political Gain and Civilian Pain
by Thomas G Weiss
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The use of sanctions in increasing in the post-Cold War world. Along with this increase, the international community must ask itself whether sanctions "work", in the sense that they incite citizens to change or overthrow an offending government, and... (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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"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence
"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence
by Neil J. Kressel
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From the 1950s through the 1990s, antisemitism everywhere seemed to be on the wane. But as Neil Kressel documents in this startling book, the Muslim world has resurrected in recent decades almost every diatribe that more than two millennia of European... (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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As a child growing up in Cambodia, Ronnie Yimsut played among the ruins of the Angkor Wat temples, surrounded by a close-knit community. As the Khmer Rouge gained power and began its genocidal reign of terror, his life became a nightmare. In this... (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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