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  • Research Methods in Conflict Settingsby Dyan Mazurana; Karen Jacobsen; Lacey Andrews Gale

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This volume compiles lessons learned by field researchers, many of whom have faced demanding situations characterized by violence, distrust and social fragmentation. more...

  • The Real North Koreaby Andrei Lankov

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    In The Real North Korea, Lankov substitutes cold, clear analysis for the overheated rhetoric surrounding this opaque police state. Based on vast expertise, this book reveals how average North Koreans live, how their leaders rule, and how both survive. more...

  • The History of Human Rightsby Micheline Ishay

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Micheline Ishay recounts the dramatic struggle for human rights across the ages in a book that brilliantly synthesizes historical and intellectual developments from the Mesopotamian Codes of Hammurabi to today's era of globalization. As she chronicles the clash of social movements, ideas, and armies that have played a part in this struggle, Ishay illustrates... more...

  • The Handbook of Reparationsby Pablo De Greiff

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Offering the most comprehensive book-length study to-date of reparation programmes, this Handbook contains an innovative blend of case-study analysis, thematic papers, and national legislation documents from leading scholars and practitioners. more...

  • The American Dreamby Jim Cullen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    "The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fascinating short history, Jim Cullen explores the meaning of the American Dream, or rather the several American Dreams that have both reflected and shaped... more...

  • The Law of Occupationby Yutuka Arai

    BRILL 2009; US$ 289.00

    Analyzes the historical evolution of the laws of occupation as a special branch of international humanitarian law (IHL), focusing on the extent to which this body of law has been transformed by its interaction with the development of international human rights law. more...

  • Due Diligence and Its Application to Protect Women from Violenceby Carin Benninger-Budel

    BRILL 2009; US$ 97.00

    Analyses the effectiveness of the due diligence standard as well as other strategies to prevent and respond to violence against women by non-state actors taking into account contemporary problems that pose threats to women's rights. more...

  • Fair Balanceby Jonas Christoffersen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 280.00

    In one of the most important publications on the European Convention and Court of Human Rights in recent years, a wide range of fundamental practical and theoretical problems of crucial importance are addressed in an original and critical way bringing a fresh, coherent and innovative order into well-known battle zones. The analysis revolves around... more...

  • Beyond the Burning Crossby Edward J. Cleary

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00

    Does our abhorrence of racism allow us to ban certain forms of speech? This is the simple yet subversive question that Edward J. Cleary posed to the U.S. Supreme Court when, in 1991, he defended a white student who had burned a cross on a black family's lawn in St. Paul, Minnesota, violating a local ordinance against hate crimes. As a progressive,... more...