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: 
Jelena Subotic
Reviewer: 
Lisa Kissopoulos

Kissopoulos on Subotic, 'Hijacked Justice: Dealing With the Past in the Balkans'


Jelena Subotic. Hijacked Justice: Dealing With the Past in the Balkans. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. xviii + 201 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4802-7.

Reviewed by Lisa Kissopoulos (University of Cincinnati)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Transitional Justice in the Balkans

Author: 
Daniel M. Brinks
Reviewer: 
Cesar Seveso

Seveso on Brinks, 'The Judicial Response to Police Killings in Latin America: Inequality and the Rule of Law'


Daniel M. Brinks. The Judicial Response to Police Killings in Latin America: Inequality and the Rule of Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 289 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87234-8.

Reviewed by Cesar Seveso (Department of History, University of Houston)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Richard A. Falk
Reviewer: 
Paul Hayman

Hayman on Falk, 'Achieving Human Rights'


Richard A. Falk. Achieving Human Rights. New York: Routledge, 2009. x + 244 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-99015-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-99016-5.

Reviewed by Paul Hayman (Durham University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

From Terror to Utopia

Author: 
Jasmin Hristov
Reviewer: 
Karen Faulk

Faulk on Hristov, 'Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia'


Jasmin Hristov. Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia. Ohio University Research in International Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2009. xxiii + 263 pp. 28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-267-4.

Reviewed by Karen Faulk (Department of History and Anthropology, Carnegie Mellon University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Kate Nash
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Nash, 'The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the US and UK'


Kate Nash. The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the US and UK. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii + 209 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85352-1; $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61867-0.

Reviewed by David Kieran (Washington University in St. Louis)
Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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