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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl Wudunn

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky,...


Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj

by Slavoj Žižek & Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing...


Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013

by Noam Chomsky & Marcus Raskin

A brilliant indictment of US imperial power.


Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights: The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis

by Ying Chen

The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural...


The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem

by Ethan Gutmann

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive...


Kissing the Sword: A Prison Memoir

by Shahrnush Parsipur & Sara Khalili

An internationally acclaimed writer is locked up in Iran, a prisoner without a crime, and witness to the mounting terror.


Legal Pluralism in Action: Dispute Resolution and the Kurdish Peace Committee

by Latif Tas

This book contributes to, and refocuses, public debates about the incorporation of plural approaches into the English legal system by examining a secular method of dispute resolution practised by the Kurdish...


The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition

by Aimé|| Muyoboke Karimunda

Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative...


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...


Asylum - A Right Denied: A Critical Analysis of European Asylum Policy

by Helen O'Nions

This book examines the effect of recent attempts to harmonize the identification and protection of refugees and questions whether European law and policy adequately uphold the fundamental right to seek and enjoy...


Human Rights and the Uses of History

by Samuel Moyn

Where did human rights come from? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In a series of reflective and critical...


The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty: Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean

by Andrew Novak

Over the last three decades many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including consideration of mitigating factors. Applying a comparative...


Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism

by Michael Gill & Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as 'evidence' of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often...


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....


We the Peoples: A UN for the Twenty-First Century

by Kofi A. Annan & Edward Mortimer

During his momentous time as Secretary-General of the UN, Kofi Annan played a decisive role in launching the Millennium Development Goals, establishing the International Criminal Court, and articulating the...


Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

by Corinne Goria

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators — including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment...


The Utopian Human Right to Science and Culture: Toward the Philosophy of Excendence in the Postmodern Society

by Anna Maria Andersen Nawrot

This book explores the question of whether the ideal right to science and culture exists. It proposes that the human right to science and culture is of a utopian character and argues for the necessity of the...