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: 
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

Author: 
Benjamin N. Schiff
Reviewer: 
Karen Costa

Costa on Schiff, 'Building the International Criminal Court'

Benjamin N. Schiff. Building the International Criminal Court. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 304 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87312-3; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69472-8.

Reviewed by Karen Costa (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
William F. Schulz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brad Simpson

Simpson on Schulz, 'The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era.'

William F. Schulz, ed. The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4111-2.

Reviewed by Brad Simpson (Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Paul R. Gregory
Reviewer: 
Andrew Janco

Janco on Gregory, 'Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin'

Paul R. Gregory. Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. viii + 346 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-13425-4.

Reviewed by Andrew Janco (University of Chicago) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

The "Rational" Mass Violence of Stalin's Secret Police

Author: 
Jeffrey Davis
Reviewer: 
Paul Parker

Parker on Davis, 'Justice across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts'

Jeffrey Davis. Justice across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 303 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87817-3; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70240-9.

Reviewed by Paul Parker (Political Science, Truman State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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