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Human Rights

  • Chronic Youthby Julie Passanante Elman

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25

    The teenager has often appeared in culture as an anxious figure, the repository for American dreams and worst nightmares, at once on the brink of success and imminent failure. Spotlighting the ?troubled teen? as a site of pop cultural, medical, and governmental intervention, Chronic Youth traces the teenager as a figure through which broad threats... more...

  • Sounds of Belongingby Dolores Ines Casillas

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish- language radio has dethroned English-language radio stations in major cities across the United States, taking over the number one spot in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, and New York City. Investigating... more...

  • Internally Displaced Peopleby Janie Hampton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    The number of internally displaced people far outnumbers estimated refugees who have fled their countries. The majority of displaced populations survive with very little security or legal protection. Responding to the needs of internally displaced people is one of the greatest humanitarian challenges of our time.;Revised and updated from the first... more...

  • Economic and Social Rights after the Global Financial Crisisby Aoife Nolan

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    This book addresses the interrelationship between economic and financial crises, the responses thereto, and economic and social rights. more...

  • The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with Chinaby Katrin Kinzelbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU?s responses to human rights violations in China from... more...

  • On Libertyby Shami Chakrabarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    On 11 September 2001, our world changed. The West's response to 9/11 has morphed into a period of exception. Governments have decided that the rule of law and human rights are often too costly. In On Liberty , Shami Chakrabarti - who joined Liberty, the UK's leading civil rights organization, on 10 September 2001 - explores why our fundamental... more...

  • Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrinby Diane Bell

    Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin, Diane Bell invites her readers into the complex and contested world of the cultural beliefs and practices of the Ngarrindjeri of South Australia; teases out the meanings and misreadings of the written sources; traces changes and continuities in oral accounts; challenges assumptions about what Ngarrindjeri women know, how... more...

  • eQualityby Peter Blanck

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    This book explores the struggle for disability rights, with a focus on Web equality for people with cognitive disabilities. more...

  • The Fight for Ethical Fashionby Philip Balsiger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on insights from qualitative fieldwork using a wide range of empirical sources, Philip Balsiger traces the emergence of the Clean Clothes Campaign back to the rise of ‘consumer campaigns’ and shows how tactics were adapted to market contexts in order to have retailers adopt and monitor codes of conduct. By comparing the interactions... more...

  • Trade, Food Security, and Human Rightsby Ying Chen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural policies and World Trade Organization negotiations in agriculture and proposes that the international trade regime reconciles trade rules... more...