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Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

by Matthew Evangelista & Nina Tannenwald

The Geneva Conventions are the best-known and longest-established laws governing warfare, but what difference do they make to how states engage in armed conflict? Since the start of the "War on Terror" with...

Becoming a Movement

by Priska Daphi

Social movement scholars have become increasingly interested in the role of stories in contentious politics. Stories may facilitate the mobilization of activists and strengthen the resonance of their claims...

Campaigning for Children

by Jo Becker

Advocates within the growing field of children's rights have designed dynamic campaigns to protect and promote children's rights. This expanding body of international law and jurisprudence, however, lacks a...

Stemming the Tide

by Madeline Baer

When privatization of public services swept the developing world in the 1990s, it was part of a seemingly unstoppable tide of neoliberal reforms aimed at reducing the role of the state and reorienting economies...

International Human Rights

by Jack Donnelly & Daniel J. Whelan

International Human Rights examines the ways in which states and other international actors have addressed human rights since the end of World War II. This unique textbook features substantial attention to theory,...

Liberalism Safe for Catholicism?, A: Perspectives from The Review of Politics

by Daniel Philpott & Ryan T. Anderson

This volume is the third in the "Perspectives from The Review of Politics" series, following The Crisis of Modern Times, edited by A. James McAdams (2007), and War, Peace, and International Political Realism,...

Common Sense

by Thomas Paine

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. Common Sense was signed "Written by an Englishman", and...

Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rights

by Philip Leach

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the law and procedure of the European Court of Human Rights. It incorporates a step-by-step approach to the litigation process, covering areas such as lodging the...

The Qur'an

by Jason Criss Howk

I wrote this book because I want to help people understand Islam. This is not an attempt to spread a religion or to denigrate it. I offer it as a gift to anyone seeking to bridge the gap in their understanding...

Human Rights of Migrants in the 21st Century

by Elspeth Guild, Stefanie Grant & C. A. Groenendijk

This book offers an accessible examination of the human rights of migrants in the context of the UN's negotiations in 2018.

This volume has two main contributions. Firstly, it is designed to inform the negotiations...

The Ten Types of Human: A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can Be

by Dexter Dias

'I emerged from this book feeling better about almost everything... a mosaic of faces building into this extraordinary portrait of our species.' Guardian

'The Ten Types of Human is a fantastic piece of non-fiction,...

Human Rights and the Northern Ireland Conflict: Law, Politics and Conflict, 1921-2014

by Omar Grech

This interdisciplinary book explores the Northern Ireland conflict through a human rights framework.

The book examines the conflict from the creation of the Northern Ireland state in 1921 to 2014. This timeframe...

Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda: Women as Rescuers and Perpetrators

by Sara E. Brown

This book examines the mobilization, role, and trajectory of women rescuers and perpetrators during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

While much has been written about the victimization of women during the 1994 genocide...

Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015

by Rodolfo F. Acuña

This book uses a micro-narrative structure to explore the assault on the collective memory of Mexican Americans in the Southwest United States from 2010–2016. These communities’ survival depends on their...


by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci & Simon Halliday

This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies...

Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation: Futurity, Alterity, Power

by Kathryn McNeilly

Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation...

Donald Trump

by Jon Huer

We in the U.S. have deserved someone like Donald Trump as our president for some time. Until now, by a string of luck, we had mostly centrist presidents, both Republican and Democratic, some with only a modicum...

Rules for Resistance: Advice from Around the Globe for the Age of Trump

by David Cole & Melanie Wachtell Stinnett

PAPERBACK ORIGINAL An international cast of dissidents, journalists, and intellectuals tell Americans what to look out for and how to resist

Social Movements and Civil War: When Protests for Democratization Fail

by Donatella Della Porta, Teije Hidde Donker & Bogumila Hall

This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization.

The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the...

War, Conflict and Human Rights: Theory and Practice

by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega & Johanna Herman

War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative inter-disciplinary textbook, combining aspects of law, politics and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict.