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: 
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

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

Author: 
Mahmood Monshipouri
Reviewer: 
Guliz Dinc Belcher

Dinc Belcher on Monshipouri, 'Muslims in Global Politics: Identities, Interests, and Human Rights'


Mahmood Monshipouri. Muslims in Global Politics: Identities, Interests, and Human Rights. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. xiv + 328 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4181-5.

Reviewed by Guliz Dinc Belcher (Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2010)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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