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: 
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

Author: 
Susan M. Schweik
Reviewer: 
Julie Passanante Elman

Passanante Elman on Schweik, 'The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public'

Susan M. Schweik. The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public. New York: New York University, 2009. xii + 431 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4057-6.

Reviewed by Julie Passanante Elman (Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Unsightly Evictions

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.

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