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: 
Roger Normand, Sarah Zaidi
Reviewer: 
Hidetoshi Hashimoto

Hashimoto on Normand and Zaidi, 'Human Rights at the UN: The Political History of Universal Justice'


Roger Normand, Sarah Zaidi. Human Rights at the UN: The Political History of Universal Justice. United Nations Intellectual History Project Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xxxii + 486 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34935-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21934-3.

Author: 
Richard M. Price, ed.
Reviewer: 
Minako Ichikawa Smart

Ichikawa Smart on Price, 'Moral Limit and Possibility in World Politics'


Richard M. Price, ed. Moral Limit and Possibility in World Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 309 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88816-5; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-71620-8.

Reviewed by Minako Ichikawa Smart (Universiy of New South Wales)
Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Julie Mertus
Reviewer: 
Sonia Cardenas

Cardenas on Mertus, 'Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions'


Julie Mertus. Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. xi + 223 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6093-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6094-2.

Reviewed by Sonia Cardenas (Trinity College)
Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Obiora Chinedu Okafor
Reviewer: 
Robert Tynes

Tynes on Okafor, 'The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions'


Obiora Chinedu Okafor. The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiv + 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86906-5.

Reviewed by Robert Tynes (SUNY/New Paltz)
Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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