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.

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Author: 
James W. Nickel
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Whelan

Whelan on Nickel, 'Making Sense of Human Rights'

James W. Nickel. Making Sense of Human Rights. Second edition, revised. Malden: Blackwell, 2007. 267 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4051-4534-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-4535-0.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Whelan (Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations, Hendrix College) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa Hilbink
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Walker

Walker on Hilbink, 'Judges beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile'

Lisa Hilbink. Judges beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xvi + 299 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87664-3.

Reviewed by Vanessa Walker (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Michelle Foster
Reviewer: 
John Mathiason

Mathiason on Foster, 'International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation'

Michelle Foster. International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xlvii + 387 pp. $118.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87017-7.

Reviewed by John Mathiason Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Mark A. Drumbl
Reviewer: 
Nevin Aiken

Aiken on Drumbl, 'Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law'

Mark A. Drumbl. Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xv + 298 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69138-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87089-4.

Reviewed by Nevin Aiken Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Justice in Transition

Author: 
Alexandra Xanthaki
Reviewer: 
Steve Russell

Russell on Xanthaki, 'Indigenous Rights and United Nations Standards: Self-Determination, Culture and Land'

Alexandra Xanthaki. Indigenous Rights and United Nations Standards: Self-Determination, Culture and Land. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xxxix + 314 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83574-9.

Reviewed by Steve Russell Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

A Map for the Labyrinth

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