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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...

The Darfur Refugees’ Plight

by Anna Praz

The Darfur crisis has left behind a profound legacy of displacement, with some 300,000 refugees camped on the Chadian side of the border and about 2 million displaced internally within Darfur. Despite a reduction...

Inclusive Equality

by Sally Witcher

In an era of ongoing economic failures, as governments cut support to the poorest, the richest continue to get richer and those in-between are squeezed by rising costs and flagging incomes, the challenges for...

Chinese Heroes

by Tom Rousseau

The Chinese political system has an intrinsic attractiveness, one amplified by recent Western media's depiction of a booming China and declining West. Whether such a system is sustainable long-term, however,...

Blood and Capital

by Jasmin Hristov

In Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia, Jasmin Hristov examines the complexities, dynamics, and contradictions of present-day armed conflict in Colombia. She conducts an in-depth inquiry into...

Justice Belied

by SĂ©bastien Chartrand & John Philpot

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...

The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur

by Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Walter C. Soderlund & Donald E. Briggs

Long-simmering conflict in the Sudanese region of Darfur came to a boil in the spring of 2003 and became a focus of American media attention in September 2004. After the genocide in Rwanda the international...

Drawing Fire

by Benjamin Pogrund & Harold Evans

Benjamin Pogrund, who spent 26 years as a journalist in South Africa investigating apartheid and who has been living in Israel for the past 15 years, investigates the accusation that Israel is practicing apartheid...

Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe

Recent immigrants and refugees ? both children and their families ? often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...

Border Patrol Nation

by Todd Miller

"In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the...

Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa

by E. Ike Udogu

Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing an impressive measure of economic revivalism that is driven by both national and international forces at the beginning of the twenty-first century. That political and business...

Dying to Live

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki

A compelling account of U.S. immigration and border enforcement told through the journey of one man who perished in California's Imperial Valley while trying to reunite with his wife and child in Los Angeles....

Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power

by Glenn Mitoma

The American attitude toward human rights is deemed inconsistent, even hypocritical: while the United States is characterized (or self-characterized) as a global leader in promoting human rights, the nation...

Creating Human Rights

by Lisa S. Alfredson

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title

Creating Human Rights offers the first systematic study of a pioneering women's refugee movement and its challenge, as an international trigger case,...

Teaching Palestine on an Israeli University Campus

by Daphna Golan-Agnon

The word “occupation” is not heard in classrooms on the Hebrew University campus, at the heart of Palestinian East Jerusalem. The “war outside” is not spoken of. Israeli and Palestinian students unsettle...

Common Sense for the 21st Century

by Roger Hallam

“Brilliant, wise, profound and persuasive. Common Sense for the 21st Century will come to be recognized as a classic of political theory.”—George Monbiot, via Twitter

An urgent, essential, and practical...

Native Merchants

by Phakamisa Ndzamela

Dispossession of fertile, mineral-rich land is correctly repeated as the root cause of the economic precarity of Black people in South Africa. Colonial wars are rightly foregrounded but in a way that frames...

In the Camps

by Darren Byler

How China used a network of surveillance to intern over a million people and produce a system of control previously unknown in human history.

Novel forms of state violence and colonization have been unfolding...


by Jaki Seroke

In his memoir, Jaki Seroke shares the joys and the sorrows of his life, starting with his childhood in Alex, where he is born as ‘a poor mother’s son’. He recalls the political battles among the various...

Centering Epistemic Injustice

by Kamili Posey

In Centering Epistemic Injustice: Epistemic Labor, Willful Ignorance, and Knowing Across Hermeneutical Divides, Kamili Posey asks what it means for accounts of epistemic injustice to take seriously the lives...