Reviews

Author: 
Kurt Mills
Reviewer: 
Laura Roost

Roost on Mills, 'International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute, and Palliate'


Kurt Mills. International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute, and Palliate. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 320 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4737-4.

Reviewed by Laura Roost (Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Courtney Hillebrecht

Author: 
Simon Payaslian
Reviewer: 
Andrew Janco

Janco on Payaslian, 'The Political Economy of Human Rights in Armenia: Authoritarianism and Democracy in a Former Soviet Republic'


Simon Payaslian. The Political Economy of Human Rights in Armenia: Authoritarianism and Democracy in a Former Soviet Republic. London: I. B. Tauris, 2011. ix + 417 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84885-811-4.

Reviewed by Andrew Janco (Postdoctoral Lecturer, The University of Chicago Human Rights Program)
Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Jenny S. Martinez
Reviewer: 
Michael Bobelian

Bobelian on Martinez, 'The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law'


Jenny S. Martinez. The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 264 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539162-6.

Reviewed by Michael Bobelian (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Rewriting the Origins of Human Rights Law

Author: 
Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter
Reviewer: 
Francine J. D'Amico

D'Amico on Cotter, 'Ask No Questions'


Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter. Ask No Questions. Farnham: Ashgate, 2010. 318 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7791-8.

Reviewed by Francine J. D'Amico (Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies in International Relations, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Kathryn Sikkink
Reviewer: 
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm on Sikkink, 'The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics'


Kathryn Sikkink. The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics. New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. viii + 342 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-07993-7.

Reviewed by Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm (Florida State University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

On the Rise of Transitional Justice

Author: 
Danielle L. McGuire, John Dittmer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alyssa D. Warrick

Warrick on McGuire and Dittmer, 'Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement'


Danielle L. McGuire, John Dittmer, eds. Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement. Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. 402 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3448-2.

Author: 
Stephanie A. Limoncelli
Reviewer: 
Meredith Ralston

Ralston on Limoncelli, 'The Politics of Trafficking: The First International Movement to Combat the Sexual Exploitation of Women'


Stephanie A. Limoncelli. The Politics of Trafficking: The First International Movement to Combat the Sexual Exploitation of Women. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2010. 216 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6294-6.

Reviewed by Meredith Ralston (Mt St Vincent University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Denise M. Walsh
Reviewer: 
Helen Delfeld

Delfeld on Walsh, 'Women's Rights in Democratizing States: Just Debate and Gender Justice in the Public Sphere'


Denise M. Walsh. Women's Rights in Democratizing States: Just Debate and Gender Justice in the Public Sphere. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvii + 286 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-00191-6.

Reviewed by Helen Delfeld (College of Charleston)
Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Yang Su
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Brown

Brown on Su, 'Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolution'


Yang Su. Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xix + 300 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19808-0; $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-17381-0.

Reviewed by Jeremy Brown (Department of History, Simon Fraser University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Niels Uildriks
Reviewer: 
Juan Fernando Ibarra Del Cueto

Ibarra Del Cueto on Uildriks, 'Mexico's Unrule of Law: Implementing Human Rights in Police and Judicial Reform under Democratization'


Niels Uildriks. Mexico's Unrule of Law: Implementing Human Rights in Police and Judicial Reform under Democratization. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010. xviii + 313 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-2893-0.

Reviewed by Juan Fernando Ibarra Del Cueto (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)
Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Christian Peterson
Reviewer: 
Sarah Snyder

Snyder on Peterson, 'Globalizing Human Rights: Private Citizens, the Soviet Union, and the West'


Christian Peterson. Globalizing Human Rights: Private Citizens, the Soviet Union, and the West. Routledge Studies on History and Globalization Series. New York: Routledge, 2011. 294 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-88511-9.

Reviewed by Sarah Snyder (Department of History, University College London)
Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lilian A. Barria, Steven D. Roper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm on Barria and Roper, 'The Development of Institutions of Human Rights: A Comparative Study'


Lilian A. Barria, Steven D. Roper, eds. The Development of Institutions of Human Rights: A Comparative Study. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xvii + 224 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-7652-9; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4039-7653-6.

Reviewed by Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm (Florida State University)
Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Aseem Prakash, Mary Kay Gugerty, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joel Pruce

Pruce on Prakash and Gugerty, 'Advocacy Organizations and Collective Action'


Aseem Prakash, Mary Kay Gugerty, eds. Advocacy Organizations and Collective Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xvi + 318 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19838-7; $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-13967-0.

Reviewed by Joel Pruce (Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Grace Y. Kao
Reviewer: 
Paul Hayman

Hayman on Kao, 'Grounding Human Rights in a Pluralist World'


Grace Y. Kao. Grounding Human Rights in a Pluralist World. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2010. 239 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58901-733-7.

Reviewed by Paul Hayman (Open University, UK)
Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Myriam Denov
Reviewer: 
Robert Tynes

Tynes on Denov, 'Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front'


Myriam Denov. Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xi + 234 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87224-9; $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69321-9.

Reviewed by Robert Tynes (University at Albany/SUNY)
Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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