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Human Rights

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  • The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policyby Peter R. Baehr; Dr Monique Castermans-Holleman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 42.00

    Governments use human rights both as a tool and as an objective of foreign policy. The Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy analyses conflicting policy goals such as peace and security, economic relations and development co-operation. The use of diplomatic, economic and military means is discussed, together with the role of state actors, intergovernmental... more...

  • The Undesirablesby Mark Isaacs

    Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    'How long will we be here?' one man asked. Nobody could answer him. Nobody knew. The intention was clear: this was the No Advantage policy. Take them to a distant island, lock them away, punish them, forget about them. Criminals were given a sentence to serve; these men were not even given that. Lost hope ebbed out of the men in uncontrollable... more...

  • Freedom's Battleby Gary J. Bass

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95

    This gripping and important book brings alive over two hundred years of humanitarian interventions. Freedom?s Battle illuminates the passionate debates between conscience and imperialism ignited by the first human rights activists in the 19th century, and shows how a newly emergent free press galvanized British, American, and French citizens to action... more...

  • Little Princesby Conor Grennan

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 1.99

    ?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...

  • Equality and Educationby Michael A. Rebell; Arthur R. Block

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50

    Using an innovative blending of ideological, implementation, and comparative institutional analysis, this book takes the New York City case as a springboard for assessing the role of an executive agency in making and implementing egalitarian policies. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • Non-International Armed Conflicts in International Lawby Yoram Dinstein

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    A dispassionate analysis of the legal implications of non-international armed conflicts at a time when their number is constantly growing. more...

  • Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practiceby Helena Alviar García; Karl Klare; Lucy A. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with the adoption of treaties that commit signatory states... more...

  • The Right to Equality in European Human Rights Lawby Charilaos Nikolaidis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A right to equality and non-discrimination is widely seen as fundamental in democratic legal systems. But failure to identify the human interest that equality aims to uphold reinforces the argument of those who attack it as morally empty or unsubstantiated and weakens its status as a fundamental human right. This book argues that an understanding... more...

  • International Human Rights Lawby Olivier De Schutter

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 56.00

    Fully updated edition offers coverage of new topics and a more student-friendly design, while retaining the original style and features. more...

  • Defying Conventionby Lisa Baldez

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 23.00

    This book explores why the United States has not ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). more...