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: 
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

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

Author: 
Brooke A. Ackerly
Reviewer: 
Jean Quataert

Quataert on Ackerly, 'Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference'


Brooke A. Ackerly. Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 373 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88126-5; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70755-8.

Reviewed by Jean Quataert (Professor of History at Binghamton University, SUNY)
Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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