Reviews

Author: 
Mark Goodale
Reviewer: 
Patricia D. Mathews-Salazar

Mathews-Salazar on Goodale, 'Surrendering to Utopia: An Anthropology of Human Rights'

Mark Goodale. Surrendering to Utopia: An Anthropology of Human Rights. Stanford Studies in Human Rights Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. 200 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6212-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6213-7.

Author: 
Siddharth Kara
Reviewer: 
Meredith Ralston

Ralston on Kara, 'Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery'

Siddharth Kara. Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xviii + 298 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13960-1; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13961-8.

Reviewed by Meredith Ralston (Mt St Vincent University) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

A Slave by Any Other Name

Author: 
Sangmin Bae
Reviewer: 
Debora Di Dio

Di Dio on Bae, 'When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment'

Sangmin Bae. When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment. SUNY Series in Human Rights. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. xv + 178 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7207-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7208-8.

Author: 
Anatoly L. Adamishin, Richard Schifter
Reviewer: 
Sarah Snyder

Snyder on Adamishin and Schifter, 'Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War'

Anatoly L. Adamishin, Richard Schifter. Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War. Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2009. 356 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60127-040-5.

Reviewed by Sarah Snyder (Department of History, Yale University) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Mahmood Monshipouri
Reviewer: 
Guliz Dinc Belcher

Dinc Belcher on Monshipouri, 'Muslims in Global Politics: Identities, Interests, and Human Rights'

Mahmood Monshipouri. Muslims in Global Politics: Identities, Interests, and Human Rights. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. xiv + 328 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4181-5.

Reviewed by Guliz Dinc Belcher (Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Meredith Ralston, Edna Keeble
Reviewer: 
Helen Delfeld

Delfeld on Ralston and Keeble, 'Reluctant Bedfellows: Feminism, Activism and Prostitution in the Philippines'

Meredith Ralston, Edna Keeble. Reluctant Bedfellows: Feminism, Activism and Prostitution in the Philippines. Sterling: Kumarian Press, 2009. xii + 229 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56549-269-1.

Reviewed by Helen Delfeld (College of Charleston) Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Eileen F. Babbitt, Ellen L. Lutz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nukhet Sandal

Sandal on Babbitt and Lutz, 'Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context: Colombia, Sierra Leone, and Northern Ireland'

Eileen F. Babbitt, Ellen L. Lutz, eds. Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context: Colombia, Sierra Leone, and Northern Ireland. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009. x + 397 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3205-4.

Reviewed by Nukhet Sandal (University of Southern California) Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Walking a Tight Rope: Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Divided Societies

Author: 
Itai Nartzizenfield Sneh
Reviewer: 
Rowland M. Brucken

Brucken on Sneh, 'The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed To Change U.S. Foreign Policy'

Itai Nartzizenfield Sneh. The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed To Change U.S. Foreign Policy. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 373 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8204-8185-2.

Reviewed by Rowland M. Brucken (Department of History, Norwich University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Carter's Muted Human Rights Diplomacy

Author: 
Jean H. Quataert
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Press

Press on Quataert, 'Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics'

Jean H. Quataert. Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. XIII, 355 S. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4163-1.

Reviewed by Robert M. Press (Department of Political Science, International Development, and International Affairs, University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Hugh D. Hindman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Schapper

Schapper on Hindman, 'The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey'

Hugh D. Hindman, ed. The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2009. xxxii + 999 pp. $199.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-1707-1.

Reviewed by Andrea Schapper (Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Matthew E. Price
Reviewer: 
Yael Schacher

Schacher on Price, 'Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits'

Matthew E. Price. Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x + 279 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88116-6; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70747-3.

Reviewed by Yael Schacher (History of American Civilization, Harvard University) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2010) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Hugo Van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, Audrey R. Chapman
Reviewer: 
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm on Van der Merwe and Baxter and Chapman, 'Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research'

Hugo Van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, Audrey R. Chapman. Assessing the Impact of Transitional Justice: Challenges for Empirical Research. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2008. 376 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60127-036-8.

Author: 
Richard P. Hiskes
Reviewer: 
Kemi Fuentes George

Fuentes George on Hiskes, 'The Human Right to a Green Future: Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice'

Richard P. Hiskes. The Human Right to a Green Future: Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x + 171 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87395-6; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69614-2.

Reviewed by Kemi Fuentes George (Department of Government, the College of William and Mary) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Ellen L. Lutz, Caitlin Reiger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jelena Subotic

Subotic on Lutz and Reiger, 'Prosecuting Heads of State'

Ellen L. Lutz, Caitlin Reiger, eds. Prosecuting Heads of State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxi + 326 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-49109-9; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-75670-9.

Reviewed by Jelena Subotic (Department of Political Science, Georgia State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa Magarrell, Joya Wesley
Reviewer: 
Julie Biando Edwards

Biando Edwards on Magarrell and Wesley, 'Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States'

Lisa Magarrell, Joya Wesley. Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xv + 278 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4110-5.

Reviewed by Julie Biando Edwards (University of Montana) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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