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Human Rights

  • Of Womenby Shami Chakrabarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    A powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there Gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet. It blights First and developing worlds; rich and poor women. Gender injustice impacts health, wealth, education, representation, opportunity and security everywhere. It is no exaggeration... more...

  • Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nationby Charles J. Jr. Ogletree; Austin Sarat

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    The work at hand for bridging the racial divide in the United States    From Baltimore and Ferguson to Flint and Charleston, the dream of a post-racial era in America has run up against the continuing reality of racial antagonism. Current debates about affirmative action, multiculturalism, and racial hate speech reveal persistent uncertainty and... more...

  • I Can't Breatheby Matt Taibbi

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 28.00

    A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police—from the bestselling author of The Divide   “[A] searing exposé . . . What emerges from the author’s superb reporting and vivid writing is a tragically revealing look at a broken criminal justice... more...

  • Agricultural Reform in Rwandaby Chris Huggins

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    A critical, in-depth analysis of the Rwandan government’s controversial agricultural reforms.  more...

  • Copyright and Fan Productivity in Chinaby Tianxiang He

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book takes a unique approach to mitigate the problem of massive online copyright infringement and justify fan activities. It argues for a cooperative approach that encourages copyright owners to exert a degree of control over their fan creators. In contrast to the current approach, which treats fan utilizations as theft, this book suggests... more...

  • Die Vollstreckungsimmunität der Staaten im Wandel des Völkerrechtsby Anja Höfelmeier

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 69.48

    Dieses Buch behandelt die völkerrechtliche Immunität von Staaten und ihren Untergliederungen gegen hoheitliche Zwangsmaßnahmen anderer Staaten. Solche Maßnahmen umfassen jegliche Zugriffe auf staatliches Vermögen, die in gerichtlichen Vollstreckungs- und Anspruchssicherungsverfahren vorgenommen werden. Diese Immunität hat mit einem sich wandelnden... more...

  • Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peaceby Carsten Stahn; Jens Iverson; Jennifer S. Easterday

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 144.99

    This book examines the protection of the environment in post-conflict societies, with regard both to the maintenance of natural ecosystems and to the function of environmental protection in the peace-building process, addressing the strengths and weaknesses of different bodies of law. more...

  • East Asia's Other Miracleby Alex J. Bellamy

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 84.99

    Mass atrocities were once a common occurrence in East Asia. Yet, over the past three decades, mass atrocities have declined in East Asia to the point of near elimination. This book explains how and why. more...

  • Die Margin of Appreciationby Josephine Asche

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 66.49

    Das Buch untersucht mit der Margin of Appreciation eine der bekanntesten und doch umstrittensten Rechtsfiguren der Rechtsprechung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte. Es entwickelt eine schlüssige Kritik ihrer bisherigen dogmatischen Fassung und zugleich einen praktisch anschlussfähigen Vorschlag für eine Neuaufstellung der überkommenen... more...

  • The Human Rights Turn and the Paradox of Progress in the Middle Eastby Mishana Hosseinioun

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.14

    This book aims to shift the limited and often negative popular understanding of the Middle East’s place in the world by chronicling the region’s contributions to the international order rather than disorder, and to the development of the international human rights system. It elucidates the many paradoxes that make the Middle East and North Africa... more...