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Human Rights Education and Peacebuilding: A comparative study

by Tracey Holland & J. Paul Martin

This book assesses the role of human rights education (HRE) in the peacebuilding field.

Today, most governments, international organisations and non-governmental organisations recognise the importance of human...


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...


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...


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...


Towards a Victimology of State Crime

by Dawn L. Rothe & David Kauzlarich

Millions of people have been victimized by the actions and omissions of states and governments. This collection provides expert analyses of such victimizations across the world, from Europe, the United States,...


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.


The Jimmy Carter Library

by Jimmy Carter

This ebook boxed set includes the following: A Call to Action, Beyond the White House, Our Endangered Values, Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land, The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture,...


Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Theoretical Critique and Prospects for Progress in the Millennium

by E. Ike Udogu

This book emphasizes the symbiotic relation between the practice of human rights and democracy. In short, human rights practice furthers democracy, and the successful implementation of both promotes stability...


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...


Human Rights and Social Equality: Challenges for Social Work: Social Work-Social Development Volume I

by Sven Hessle

The mission of the social work profession and the development of social policy are rooted in a set of core values and are the foundation of social work’s unique purpose and perspective.

Human rights offer a...


Capital Punishment: A Hazard to a Sustainable Criminal Justice System?

by Lill Scherdin

As most jurisdictions move away from the death penalty, some remain strongly committed to it, while others hold on to it but use it sparingly. This volume seeks to understand why, by examining the death penalty’s...


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

by Ademola Abass & Francesca Ippolito

This book presents a comprehensive assessment of regional responses to the crisis in the asylum/refugee system and critically examines how different regions tackle the problem. The chapters consider the fundamental...


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,...


The Struggle Within: Prisons, Political Prisoners, and Mass Movements in the United States

by Dan Berger, Ruth Wilson Gilmore & dream hampton

An accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer, The Struggle Within discusses how mass imprisonment has been a state-sponsered tool of repression deployed against diverse, left-wing social movements over the...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

This dictionary has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding...


Post-Conflict Development in East Asia

by Brendan M. Howe

East Asia is a region deeply affected by conflict. Colonial, ideological, and national wars have left their scars and legacies on regional, international, and national governance. Yet East Asian post-conflict...