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- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This ground-breaking study examines the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians. R. Charli Carpenter argues that to understand the way in which laws of war are implemented and promoted in international society we must first understand how gender ideas affect and ultimately undermine the principle... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 72.00
Indicates a legal framework capable of addressing events such as '9/11' and governing responses thereto. more...
- 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...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 16.29
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...