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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

Author: 
Sangmin Bae
Reviewer: 
Debora Di Dio

Di Dio on Bae, 'When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment'

Sangmin Bae. When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment. SUNY Series in Human Rights. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. xv + 178 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7207-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7208-8.

Author: 
Anatoly L. Adamishin, Richard Schifter
Reviewer: 
Sarah Snyder

Snyder on Adamishin and Schifter, 'Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War'

Anatoly L. Adamishin, Richard Schifter. Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War. Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2009. 356 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60127-040-5.

Reviewed by Sarah Snyder (Department of History, Yale University) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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