Reviews

Author: 
John M. Kabia
Reviewer: 
Robert Tynes

Tynes on Kabia, 'Humanitarian Intervention and Conflict Resolution in West Africa: From ECOMOG to ECOMIL'

John M. Kabia. Humanitarian Intervention and Conflict Resolution in West Africa: From ECOMOG to ECOMIL. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009. 234 S. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7444-3.

Reviewed by Robert Tynes (University at Albany/SUNY) Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

ECOWAS and the Value of Regional Security Mechanisms

Author: 
Petrice R. Flowers
Reviewer: 
Minako Ichikawa Smart

Ichikawa Smart on Flowers, 'Refugees, Women, and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan'

Petrice R. Flowers. Refugees, Women, and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. x + 196 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5973-1.

Reviewed by Minako Ichikawa Smart (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Serena Parekh
Reviewer: 
Cecil Lawson

Lawson on Parekh, 'Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity: A Phenomenology of Human Rights'

Serena Parekh. Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity: A Phenomenology of Human Rights. New York: Routledge, 2008. xiv + 220 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-96108-0.

Reviewed by Cecil Lawson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Arendt and the Necessary Fragility of Human Rights

Author: 
Alexander Yakobson, Amnon Rubinstein
Reviewer: 
Michael Galchinsky

Galchinsky on Yakobson and Rubinstein, 'Israel and the Family of Nations: The Jewish Nation-State and Human Rights'

Alexander Yakobson, Amnon Rubinstein. Israel and the Family of Nations: The Jewish Nation-State and Human Rights. London: Routledge, 2008. x + 246 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-46441-3.

Reviewed by Michael Galchinsky (Georgia State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Niamh Reilly
Reviewer: 
Jean Quataert

Quataert on Reilly, 'Women's Human Rights'

Niamh Reilly. Women's Human Rights. Cambridge: Polity, 2008. 224 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-3699-3; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-3700-6.

Reviewed by Jean Quataert (Department of History, SUNY-Binghamton) Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Feminism and Women’s Human Rights:  An Urgent Agenda for Advocacy

Author: 
Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Anthony Tirado Chase

Chase on Akbarzadeh and MacQueen, 'Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah'

Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen, eds. Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah. London: Routledge, 2008. x + 176 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-44959-5.

Reviewed by Anthony Tirado Chase (Occidental College) Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Moving beyond "Islam and Human Rights"?

Author: 
David Kinley
Reviewer: 
Robert Blanton

Blanton on Kinley, 'Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy'

David Kinley. Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 256 S. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88781-6; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-71624-6.

Reviewed by Robert Blanton (University of Memphis) Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Shadi Mokhtari
Reviewer: 
Anthony Tirado Chase

Chase and Moore on Mokhtari, 'After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East'

Shadi Mokhtari. After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix + 252 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76753-8.

Reviewed by Anthony Tirado Chase (Occidental College) and Chelsea Moore (Occidental College) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Jeffrey L. Dunoff, Joel P. Trachtman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dave Benjamin

Benjamin on Dunoff and Trachtman, 'Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance'

Jeffrey L. Dunoff, Joel P. Trachtman, eds. Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xvi + 414 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-51439-2; $38.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-73549-0.

Reviewed by Dave Benjamin (Associate Professor Global Development, University of Bridgeport) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Alexander Betts
Reviewer: 
Daniela Nascimento

Nascimento on Betts, 'Protection by Persuasion: International Cooperation in the Refugee Regime'

Alexander Betts. Protection by Persuasion: International Cooperation in the Refugee Regime. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. xiii + 214 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4824-9.

Reviewed by Daniela Nascimento (International Relations, University of Coimbra) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Christopher K. Lamont
Reviewer: 
Jelena Subotic

Subotic on Lamont, 'International Criminal Justice and the Politics of Compliance'

Christopher K. Lamont. International Criminal Justice and the Politics of Compliance. Farnham: Ashgate Pub., 2010. xiii + 220 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7965-3.

Reviewed by Jelena Subotic (Department of Political Science, Georgia State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Sonia Cardenas
Reviewer: 
Cesar Seveso

Seveso on Cardenas, 'Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope'

Sonia Cardenas. Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 256 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4197-6.

Reviewed by Cesar Seveso (Department of History and Global Studies Program, University of Houston) Published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Florian Wettstein
Reviewer: 
Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy

Cacciaguidi-Fahy on Wettstein, 'Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution'

Florian Wettstein. Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution. Stanford: Stanford Business Books, 2009. 424 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6240-3.

Reviewed by Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy ([formally] School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa S. Alfredson
Reviewer: 
Brooke Ackerly

Ackerly on Alfredson, 'Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World'

Lisa S. Alfredson. Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 328 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4125-9.

Reviewed by Brooke Ackerly (Political Science, Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Judith Blau, David L. Brunsma, Alberto Moncada, Catherine Zimmer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Parker

Parker on Blau and Brunsma and Moncada and Zimmer, 'The Leading Rogue State: The U.S. and Human Rights'

Judith Blau, David L. Brunsma, Alberto Moncada, Catherine Zimmer, eds. The Leading Rogue State: The U.S. and Human Rights. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2009. 264 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59451-589-7.

Reviewed by Paul Parker (Political Science, Truman State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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