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.

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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.

Author: 
Richard P. Hiskes
Reviewer: 
Kemi Fuentes George

Fuentes George on Hiskes, 'The Human Right to a Green Future: Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice'


Richard P. Hiskes. The Human Right to a Green Future: Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x + 171 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87395-6; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69614-2.

Author: 
Ellen L. Lutz, Caitlin Reiger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jelena Subotic

Subotic on Lutz and Reiger, 'Prosecuting Heads of State'


Ellen L. Lutz, Caitlin Reiger, eds. Prosecuting Heads of State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxi + 326 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-49109-9; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-75670-9.

Reviewed by Jelena Subotic (Department of Political Science, Georgia State University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa Magarrell, Joya Wesley
Reviewer: 
Julie Biando Edwards

Biando Edwards on Magarrell and Wesley, 'Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States'


Lisa Magarrell, Joya Wesley. Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xv + 278 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4110-5.

Reviewed by Julie Biando Edwards (University of Montana)
Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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