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Human Rights

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • "In a Single Garment of Destiny"by Martin Luther Jr. King; Lewis V. Baldwin; Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95

    An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King?in his own words   Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as ?a southern civil rights leader? or ?an American Gandhi,? thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a Single Garment of Destiny" is the first book to treat... more...

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by Dr R Charli Carpenter; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... more...

  • The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Lawby Helen Duffy

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 72.00

    Indicates a legal framework capable of addressing events such as '9/11' and governing responses thereto. more...

  • 117 Daysby Ruth First; Angela Davis

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    An unforgettable account of defiance against political terror by one of South Africa's pioneering anti-apartheid activists An invaluable testimonial of the excesses of the apartheid system, 117 Days presents the harrowing chronicle of journalist Ruth First's isolation and abuse at the hands of South African interrogators after her arrest in 1963.... more...

  • 117 Daysby Ruth First; Gillian Slovo

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 16.61

    In prison you see only the moves of the enemy. Prison is the hardest place to fight a battle.' 117 Days is Ruth First's personal account of her detention under the iniquitous '90-day' law of 1963. There was no warrant, no charge and no trial - only suspicion. This sparsely written and unique record tells of her experiences of solitary confinement,... more...

  • The 1967 Referendumby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    On 27 May 1967 a remarkable event occurred. An overwhelming majority of electors voted in a national referendum to amend clauses of the Australian Constitution concerning Aboriginal people. Today it is commonly regarded as a turning point in the history of relations between Indigenous and white Australians. This was the historic moment when citizenship... more...

  • The 1967 Referendumby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    The 1967 Referendum explores the legal and political significance of the referendum and the long struggle by black and white Australians for constitutional change. more...

  • 2048by John Kirk Boyd

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 15.95

    Creating an enforceable international guarantee of basic human rights Outlines the basics of a universally acceptable agreement Shows what everyone can do to make this agreement a reality In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a deeply inspiring document that has been translated into over 300... more...

  • 25 questions and answers on health and human rightsby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 9.00

    To acknowledge and spell out the linkages between health and human rights, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published ?25 Questions and Answers on Health and Human Rights?. This is the first compilation of answers to key questions in an area which lately has received added focus and attention. The booklet is intended as a practical guide to... more...