Reviews

Author: 
Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Muge Göçek, Norman M. Naimark
Reviewer: 
Michael Bobelian

Bobelian on Suny and Göçek and Naimark, 'A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire'

Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Muge Göçek, Norman M. Naimark. A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 464 S. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539374-3.

Reviewed by Michael Bobelian (Independent scholar) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Stuart Biegel
Reviewer: 
Lynette Nickleberry

Nickleberry on Biegel, 'The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America's Public Schools'

Stuart Biegel. The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America's Public Schools. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-7457-2; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-7458-9.

Reviewed by Lynette Nickleberry (Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri) Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
R. Charli Carpenter
Reviewer: 
Andrea Schapper

Schapper on Carpenter, 'Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond'

R. Charli Carpenter. Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. xx + 273 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15130-6.

Reviewed by Andrea Schapper (Lecturer, University of Hildesheim) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
John Rodden
Reviewer: 
Ned Richardson-Little

Richardson-Little on Rodden, 'Dialectics, Dogmas, and Dissent: Stories from East German Victims of Human Rights Abuse'

John Rodden. Dialectics, Dogmas, and Dissent: Stories from East German Victims of Human Rights Abuse. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009. 184 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-03736-3.

Reviewed by Ned Richardson-Little (University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill & Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Gina Chon, Sambath Thet
Reviewer: 
Douglas Irvin

Irvin on Chon and Thet, 'Behind the Killing Fields: A Khmer Rouge Leader and One of His Victims'

Gina Chon, Sambath Thet. Behind the Killing Fields: A Khmer Rouge Leader and One of His Victims. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. Illustrations. 178 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4245-4.

Reviewed by Douglas Irvin (Rutgers University, Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Mark Freeman
Reviewer: 
Andrew Reiter

Reiter on Freeman, 'Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice'

Mark Freeman. Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxi + 352 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89525-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Reiter (Mount Holyoke College) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

The Legitimate and Appropriate Application of Amnesty

Author: 
Rahul Rao
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Press

Press on Rao, 'Third World Protest: Between Home and the World'

Rahul Rao. Third World Protest: Between Home and the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. xii + 275 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-956037-0.

Reviewed by Robert M. Press (Associate Professor of Political Science, International Development and International Affairs at the University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Robert A. Hill, Edmond J. Keller, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rowland M. Brucken

Brucken on Hill and Keller, 'Trustee for the Human Community: Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations, and the Decolonization of Africa'

Robert A. Hill, Edmond J. Keller, eds. Trustee for the Human Community: Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations, and the Decolonization of Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010. xxii + 205 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1909-0; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1910-6; ISBN 978-0-8214-4344-6.

Author: 
Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs
Reviewer: 
Keisha Haywood

Haywood on Sidahmed and Soderlund and Briggs, 'The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur: The Role of Mass Media'

Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Walter C. Soderlund, E. Donald Briggs. The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur: The Role of Mass Media. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2009. 172 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-3806-9.

Reviewed by Keisha Haywood (Ramapo College of New Jersey) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lee Feinstein, Tod Lindberg
Reviewer: 
John W. Dietrich

Dietrich on Feinstein and Lindberg, 'Means to an End: U.S. Interest in the International Criminal Court'

Lee Feinstein, Tod Lindberg. Means to an End: U.S. Interest in the International Criminal Court. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2009. ix + 178 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-0325-9.

Reviewed by John W. Dietrich (Bryant University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Scott Gates, Simon Reich, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Hale

Hale on Gates and Reich, 'Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States'

Scott Gates, Simon Reich, eds. Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. x + 310 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6029-4.

Reviewed by Aaron Hale (Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2011) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Martha Fineman, Karen Worthington, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lynette Nickleberry

Nickleberry on Fineman and Worthington, 'What Is Right for Children?'

Martha Fineman, Karen Worthington, eds. What Is Right for Children? Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009. x + 450 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7419-1.

Reviewed by Lynette Nickleberry (Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Charles J. Ogletree Jr., Austin Sarat, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Lorenz

Lorenz on Ogletree Jr. and Sarat, 'The Road to Abolition? The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States'

Charles J. Ogletree Jr., Austin Sarat, eds. The Road to Abolition? The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States. Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Series on Race and Justice. New York: New York University Press, 2009. ix + 374 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-6217-2; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-6218-9.

Author: 
Mark Mazower
Reviewer: 
J. P. Daughton

Daughton on Mazower, 'No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations'

Mark Mazower. No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 236 S. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13521-2.

Reviewed by J. P. Daughton (Stanford University) Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Mark Gibney, Sigrun Skogly, eds.
Reviewer: 
Karen Costa

Costa on Gibney and Skogly, 'Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations'

Mark Gibney, Sigrun Skogly, eds. Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. vi + 256 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4215-7.

Reviewed by Karen Costa (International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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