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: 
Itai Nartzizenfield Sneh
Reviewer: 
Rowland M. Brucken

Brucken on Sneh, 'The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed To Change U.S. Foreign Policy'

Itai Nartzizenfield Sneh. The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed To Change U.S. Foreign Policy. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 373 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8204-8185-2.

Reviewed by Rowland M. Brucken (Department of History, Norwich University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Carter's Muted Human Rights Diplomacy

Author: 
Jean H. Quataert
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Press

Press on Quataert, 'Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics'

Jean H. Quataert. Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. XIII, 355 S. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4163-1.

Reviewed by Robert M. Press (Department of Political Science, International Development, and International Affairs, University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Hugh D. Hindman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Schapper

Schapper on Hindman, 'The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey'

Hugh D. Hindman, ed. The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2009. xxxii + 999 pp. $199.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-1707-1.

Reviewed by Andrea Schapper (Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Matthew E. Price
Reviewer: 
Yael Schacher

Schacher on Price, 'Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits'

Matthew E. Price. Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x + 279 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88116-6; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70747-3.

Reviewed by Yael Schacher (History of American Civilization, Harvard University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Hugo Van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, Audrey R. Chapman
Reviewer: 
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm on Van der Merwe and Baxter and Chapman, 'Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research'

Hugo Van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, Audrey R. Chapman. Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2008. 376 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60127-036-8.

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