H-Human-Rights is a discussion network for scholars, policymakers, authors, historians, and other interested people devoted to the history, analysis, theory, and practice of human rights.

Recent Content

Author: 
Florian Wettstein
Reviewer: 
Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy

Cacciaguidi-Fahy on Wettstein, 'Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution'

Florian Wettstein. Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution. Stanford: Stanford Business Books, 2009. 424 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6240-3.

Reviewed by Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy ([formally] School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa S. Alfredson
Reviewer: 
Brooke Ackerly

Ackerly on Alfredson, 'Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World'

Lisa S. Alfredson. Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 328 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4125-9.

Reviewed by Brooke Ackerly (Political Science, Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Judith Blau, David L. Brunsma, Alberto Moncada, Catherine Zimmer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Parker

Parker on Blau and Brunsma and Moncada and Zimmer, 'The Leading Rogue State: The U.S. and Human Rights'

Judith Blau, David L. Brunsma, Alberto Moncada, Catherine Zimmer, eds. The Leading Rogue State: The U.S. and Human Rights. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2009. 264 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59451-589-7.

Reviewed by Paul Parker (Political Science, Truman State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Shame on US

Author: 
Mark Goodale
Reviewer: 
Patricia D. Mathews-Salazar

Mathews-Salazar on Goodale, 'Surrendering to Utopia: An Anthropology of Human Rights'

Mark Goodale. Surrendering to Utopia: An Anthropology of Human Rights. Stanford Studies in Human Rights Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. 200 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6212-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6213-7.

Author: 
Siddharth Kara
Reviewer: 
Meredith Ralston

Ralston on Kara, 'Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery'

Siddharth Kara. Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xviii + 298 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13960-1; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13961-8.

Reviewed by Meredith Ralston (Mt St Vincent University) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

A Slave by Any Other Name

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