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The Federalist Papers

by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Jay

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were published...


Arabia Incognita: Dispatches from Yemen and the Gulf

by Sheila Carapico & MERIP

Yemen is an intriguing, strategically located country that is the perennial "poor relation" of the wealthy oil monarchies of the Arabian Peninsula and has been plagued by deadly conflict since early 2015. In...


Prison Break

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century

by Gordon Brown (ed.)


The Global Citizenship Commission was convened, under the leadership of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the auspices of NYU’s Global Institute for Advanced Study, to re-examine the spirit and...


The Last Supper: The Plight of Christians in Arab Lands

by Klaus Wivel & Mark Kline

A journey through the Middle East, investigating the often-overlooked plight of the beleaguered Christian minority living there.


Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World

by Timothy Garton Ash

Never in human history was there such a chance for freedom of expression. If we have Internet access, any one of us can publish almost anything we like and potentially reach an audience of millions. Never was...


The Little Book of Revolution:  A Distributive Strategy for Democracy

by David Akadjian, Maiez Mehdi & Mollie Brumm

The direction of change in the United States over the past 40-50 years has been decidedly in favor of wealthy individuals and corporate special-interest groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. These groups...


Defending Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service Since 1945

by Noah Riseman & Richard Trembath

The role of Aboriginal servicemen and women has only recently been brought to the forefront of conversation about Australia's war history. This important book makes a key contribution to recording the role played...


Ethical Values and the Integrity of the Climate Change Regime

by Hugh Breakey & Vesselin Popovski

This book investigates the ethical values that inform the global carbon integrity system, and reflects on alternative norms that could or should do so. The global carbon integrity system comprises the emerging...


Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia: Autonomous Sami Law

by Christina Allard & Susann Funderud Skogvang

This book contributes to the international debate on Indigenous Peoples Law, containing both in-depth research of Scandinavian historical and legal contexts with respect to the Sami and demonstrating current...


Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences

by Rachel Carling-Jenkins

This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins...


Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism

by Michael Gill & Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Disability studies scholars and activists have long criticized and critiqued so-termed 'charitable' approaches to disability where the capitalization of individual disabled bodies to invoke pity are historically,...


Human Rights Treaties: Considering Patterns of Participation, 1948-2000

by Mark Sachleben

The book examines patterns of participation in human rights treaties. International relations theory is divided on what motivates states to participate in treaties, specifically human rights treaties. Instead...


We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope

by George W. Bush Institute & Laura Bush

Here are Afghan women in their own words. Words that are by turns inspiring, moving, courageous, and heartbreaking. Their powerful stories create a compelling portrait of the lives, struggles, and successes...


Human Rights and the Body: Hidden in Plain Sight

by Annabelle Mooney

Human Rights and the Body is a response to the crisis in human rights, to the very real concern that without a secure foundation for the concept of human rights, their very existence is threatened. While there...


Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals: Essays on Critical Theory and Human Rights

by Matthias Lutz-Bachmann & Amos Nascimento

This book makes a significant contribution to the on-going international dialogue on the meaning of concepts such as human rights, humanity, and cosmopolitanism. The authors propose a new agenda for research...


Immigration, Integration and the Law: The Intersection of Domestic, EU and International Legal Regimes

by Clíodhna Murphy

This book examines the role and impact of EU, international human rights and refugee law on national laws and policies for integration and argues for a broad understanding of the relationship between integration...


Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized World

by Padraic Kenna

The globalization of housing finance led to the global financial crisis, which has created new barriers to adequate and affordable housing. It presents major challenges for current housing law and policy, as...


Towards a Victimology of State Crime

by Dawn L. Rothe & David Kauzlarich

State crime victimization often leaves a legacy of unrecognized victims that are ignored, forgotten, or negated the right to be labeled as such. Victims are often glossed over, as the focus is on a state's actions...