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Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice: Deferring Human Rights Issues

by Iosif Kovras

This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation.

Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence...


Throwing Stones at the Moon: Narratives From Colombians Displaced by Violence

by Sibylla Brodzinsky & Max Schoening

For nearly five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military. Civilians in Colombia have to make their lives...


Not a Choice, Not a Job: Exposing the Myths about Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade

by Janice G. Raymond

A generation ago, most people did not know how ubiquitous and grave human trafficking was. Now many people agree that the $35.7 billion business is an appalling violation of human rights. But when confronted...


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

by Matthias Lutz-Bachmann & Amos Nascimento

This book proposes a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct modern philosophical theories that have contributed to our views on human...


Waiting for the Dalai Lama: Stories from All Sides of the Tibetan Debate

by Annelie Rozeboom

Why does the issue of Tibet rouse such passions on both sides? To find out, Annelie Rozeboom interviewed Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, as well as Chinese and Western observers and the Dalai Lama himself....


Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia

by Robert J. Hanlon

As globalization has brought about new concerns and responsibilities for business, particularly in the realm of human rights, many multinational corporations (MNC) operating in Asia have argued that such rights...


Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

by Jacqueline Bhabha

Why, despite massive public concern, is child trafficking on the rise? Why are unaccompanied migrant children living on the streets and routinely threatened with deportation to their countries of origin? Why...


Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security

by Todd Miller

Fast-paced frontline reporting and analysis on the militaristic spread of US Border Patrol and the long-term consequences for free society.


Human Security Studies: Theories, Methods and Themes

by Sorpong Peou

Human Security Studies: Theories, Methods and Themes examines the concept of human security from different theoretical and methodological perspectives and shows how they help shed light on the different themes...


The Jimmy Carter Library

by Jimmy Carter

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized World

by Padraic Kenna

This book examines and discusses key contemporary housing issues in the context of today's globalized housing systems. The book takes up the challenge of developing a new paradigm, working towards the possibility...


Regional Approaches to the Protection of Asylum Seekers: An International Legal Perspective

by Ademola Abass & Francesca Ippolito

This book is a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. With contributions on Africa, Europe,...


The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union

by Michael Johns

In The New Minorities of Europe: Social Cohesion in the European Union, Michael Johns looks to intra-EU migration as a way to analyze our understanding issues such as minorities, free movement, and rights. Tracing...


Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements

by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb & Damien Short

Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements is the first collection to focus on the contribution sociological approaches can make to analysis of human rights. Taking forward the sociology of human rights which...


Dirty Assets: Emerging Issues in the Regulation of Criminal and Terrorist Assets

by Colin King & Clive Walker

Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity,...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

The Historical Dictionary of Human Rights covers the history of the Human Rights movement through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more...


World Report 2014: Events of 2013

by Human Rights Watch & Kenneth Roth

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and...


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, interdisciplinary textbook combining aspects of law, politics, and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict.

This...


Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.


Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways (Issues of Our Time)

by Alan M. Dershowitz

“A path-breaking must-read for government leaders, strategists, and all concerned Americans.”—General Wesley K. Clark In Preemption one of our nation’s foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial...