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: 
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

The Impact of Human Rights within the African State

Author: 
Melissa Nobles
Reviewer: 
David Webster

Webster on Nobles, 'The Politics of Official Apologies'

Melissa Nobles. The Politics of Official Apologies. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 200 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87231-7; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69385-1.

Reviewed by David Webster (Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Victor Peskin
Reviewer: 
Heidi Nichols Haddad

Nichols Haddad on Peskin, 'International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation'

Victor Peskin. International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxi + 272 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87230-0.

Reviewed by Heidi Nichols Haddad (University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lise Morjé Howard
Reviewer: 
Emilian Kavalski

Kavalski on Howard, 'UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars'

Lise Morjé Howard. UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 402 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88138-8; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70767-1.

Reviewed by Emilian Kavalski (University of Western Sydney) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Institutionalizing Peacekeeping

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