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  • Not in Front of the Childrenby Marjorie Heins

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    In Not in Front of the Children , Marjorie Heins explores the fascinating history of ?indecency? laws and other restrictions aimed at protecting youth. From Plato?s argument for rigid censorship, through Victorian laws aimed at repressing libidinous thoughts, to contemporary battles over sex education in public schools and violence in the media,... more...

  • Constituting Equalityby Susan H. Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 43.00

    This 2009 book takes a design-oriented approach to the broad range of issues that arise in constitutional drafting concerning gender equality. more...

  • The Idea of Human Rightsby Michael J. Perry

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 39.99

    The author of this work explores the complex issue of human rights, the legal and moral dimensions of "rights" rhetoric itself and the social, political, and philosophical implications, particularly at the international level. He argues that the concept of human rights is inescapably religious. more...

  • Shaping the Humanitarian Worldby Peter Walker; Daniel G. Maxwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Providing a critical introduction to the notion of humanitarianism in global politics, tracing the concept from its origins to the twenty-first century, this book examines how the so called international community works in response to humanitarian crises and the systems that bind and divide them. By tracing the history on international humanitarian... more...

  • Anatomy of Injusticeby Raymond Bonner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    The book that helped free an innocent man who had spent twenty-seven years on death row.   In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black man with no previous felony record. His only connection... more...

  • Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalizationby Kevin Yuill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book presents an atheistic case against the legalization of assisted suicide. Critical of both sides of the argument, it questions the assumptions behind the discussion. Yuill shows that our attitudes towards suicide ? not euthanasia ? are most important to our attitudes towards assisted suicide. more...

  • The Law of Refugee Statusby James C. Hathaway; Michelle Foster

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    The long-awaited second edition of this seminal text, reconceived as a critical analysis of the world's leading comparative asylum jurisprudence. more...

  • Gender Equalityby Linda C. McClain; Joanna L. Grossman

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Examines the persisting inequality between formal commitments to gender equality and equal citizenship. more...

  • Little Princesby Conor Grennan

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    ?Funny, touching, tragic?.A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land?and one man?s extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.? ?Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts Little Princes is the epic story of Conor Grennan?s battle to save the lost children of Nepal... more...

  • Coveringby Kenji Yoshino

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture. Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait so as to blend into the mainstream. Because all of us possess stigmatized attributes, we... more...