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Global Health Watch 5

by People's Health Movement, Medact, Third World Network & Health Poverty Action et al.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within...

Iran: Where Mass Murderers Rule

by NCRI- U.S. Representative Office

Iran: Where Mass Murderers Rule is an expose of the current rulers of Iran and their track record in human rights violations. The book details how 30,000 political prisoners fell victim to politicide during...

Regulation Theory and Australian Capitalism

by Brett Heino

The end of the post-World War II ‘long boom’ in the mid-1970s proved the beginning of a process of political-economic change that has fundamentally transformed labour law, both in Australia and across the...

Merchants of Despair

by Robert Zubrin

There was a time when humanity looked in the mirror and saw something precious, worth protecting and fighting for—indeed, worth liberating. But now we are beset on all sides by propaganda promoting a radically...

In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine

by Gershon Baskin

A visionary road map out of the world's oldest conflict by the initiator of the secret back channel between Israel and Hamas that led to the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit

The Rights of Man

by Thomas Paine

One of the most influential writers and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine successfully publicized the issues of his time in pamphlets that clearly and persuasively argued for political independence and social...

Spiritual Interview with the Guardian Spirit of Malala Yousafzai

by Ryuho Okawa

This is the spiritual interview with the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai’s guardian spirit. What is the source of her unyielding courage and strength? How does she feel about being the...

Rights, Not Interests

by James A. Gross

This provocative book by the leading historian of the National Labor Relations Board offers a reexamination of the NLRB and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by applying internationally accepted human...

Presumption of Innocence in Peril

by Anthony Gray

This book explains the historical significance and introduction of the presumption of innocence into common law legal systems. It explains that the presumption should be seen as reflecting notions of moral comfort...

Taking Root

by James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow & Archana Pandya

Human rights organizations have grown exponentially across the globe, particularly in the global South, and the term human rights is now common parlance among politicians and civil society activists. While debates...

Spiritual Interview with Liu Xiaobo

by Ryuho Okawa

On July 21, 2017, 8 days after his death, the spirit of Liu Xiaobo was resurrected to deliver his messages to those who are calling for a democratization of China, where suppression of human rights, Information...

Modern Slavery

by Siddharth Kara

Siddharth Kara is a tireless chronicler of the human cost of slavery around the world. He has documented the realities of human trafficking and forced labor in order to reveal the degrading and dehumanizing...

The Macabresque

by Edward Weisband

Studies of genocide and mass atrocity most often focus on their causes and consequences, their aims and effects, and the number of people killed. But the question remains, if the main goal is death, then why...

A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa

by Alexis Okeowo

"A rich and urgently necessary book."---New York Times Book Review

"Absolutely essential reading, period."---Alexandra Fuller, bestselling author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

In the tradition of Behind...

Debating Humanitarian Intervention

by Fernando R. Tesón & Bas van der Vossen

When foreign powers attack civilians, other countries face an impossible dilemma. Two courses of action emerge: either to retaliate against an abusive government on behalf of its victims, or to remain spectators....

Bureaucratic Intimacies

by Elif M. Babül

Human rights are politically fraught in Turkey, provoking suspicion and scrutiny among government workers for their anti-establishment left-wing connotations. Nevertheless, with eyes worldwide trained on Turkish...

Genocide and Human Rights

by Mark Lattimer

Genocide is both the gravest of crimes under international law and the ultimate violation of human rights. Recent years have seen major legal and political developments concerning genocide and other mass violations...

On Hunger: Science, Ethics and Law

by Laura Westra

On Hunger focuses on the interface between food and public health and on the flawed regulations intended to protect us. Food not only represents nourishment for the body; it also possesses other valuable aspects...

Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

by Tom Campbell & Kylie Bourne

This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from 'political' approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional 'moral' approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights...

No Refuge for Women

by Maria von Welser

  • Interest in the plight of refugees is at an all-time high as US borders are closing to those most in need of refuge
  • The UN Refugee Agency reported that in 2015, only 18 percent women of refugees and migrants...