Reviews

Author: 
Jelena Subotic
Reviewer: 
Lisa Kissopoulos

Kissopoulos on Subotic, 'Hijacked Justice: Dealing With the Past in the Balkans'

Jelena Subotic. Hijacked Justice: Dealing With the Past in the Balkans. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. xviii + 201 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4802-7.

Reviewed by Lisa Kissopoulos (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Transitional Justice in the Balkans

Author: 
Daniel M. Brinks
Reviewer: 
Cesar Seveso

Seveso on Brinks, 'The Judicial Response to Police Killings in Latin America: Inequality and the Rule of Law'

Daniel M. Brinks. The Judicial Response to Police Killings in Latin America: Inequality and the Rule of Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 289 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87234-8.

Reviewed by Cesar Seveso (Department of History, University of Houston) Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Richard A. Falk
Reviewer: 
Paul Hayman

Hayman on Falk, 'Achieving Human Rights'

Richard A. Falk. Achieving Human Rights. New York: Routledge, 2009. x + 244 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-99015-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-99016-5.

Reviewed by Paul Hayman (Durham University) Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

From Terror to Utopia

Author: 
Jasmin Hristov
Reviewer: 
Karen Faulk

Faulk on Hristov, 'Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia'

Jasmin Hristov. Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia. Ohio University Research in International Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2009. xxiii + 263 pp. 28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-267-4.

Reviewed by Karen Faulk (Department of History and Anthropology, Carnegie Mellon University) Published on H-Human-Rights (November, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Kate Nash
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Nash, 'The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the US and UK'

Kate Nash. The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the US and UK. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii + 209 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85352-1; $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61867-0.

Reviewed by David Kieran (Washington University in St. Louis) Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Susan M. Schweik
Reviewer: 
Julie Passanante Elman

Passanante Elman on Schweik, 'The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public'

Susan M. Schweik. The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public. New York: New York University, 2009. xii + 431 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4057-6.

Reviewed by Julie Passanante Elman (Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Unsightly Evictions

Author: 
Roger Normand, Sarah Zaidi
Reviewer: 
Hidetoshi Hashimoto

Hashimoto on Normand and Zaidi, 'Human Rights at the UN: The Political History of Universal Justice'

Roger Normand, Sarah Zaidi. Human Rights at the UN: The Political History of Universal Justice. United Nations Intellectual History Project Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xxxii + 486 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34935-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21934-3.

Author: 
Richard M. Price, ed.
Reviewer: 
Minako Ichikawa Smart

Ichikawa Smart on Price, 'Moral Limit and Possibility in World Politics'

Richard M. Price, ed. Moral Limit and Possibility in World Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 309 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88816-5; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-71620-8.

Reviewed by Minako Ichikawa Smart (Universiy of New South Wales) Published on H-Human-Rights (September, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Julie Mertus
Reviewer: 
Sonia Cardenas

Cardenas on Mertus, 'Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions'

Julie Mertus. Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. xi + 223 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6093-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6094-2.

Reviewed by Sonia Cardenas (Trinity College) Published on H-Human-Rights (August, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Obiora Chinedu Okafor
Reviewer: 
Robert Tynes

Tynes on Okafor, 'The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions'

Obiora Chinedu Okafor. The African Human Rights System, Activist Forces and International Institutions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiv + 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86906-5.

Reviewed by Robert Tynes (SUNY/New Paltz) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

The Impact of Human Rights within the African State

Author: 
Melissa Nobles
Reviewer: 
David Webster

Webster on Nobles, 'The Politics of Official Apologies'

Melissa Nobles. The Politics of Official Apologies. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 200 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87231-7; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69385-1.

Reviewed by David Webster (Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco) Published on H-Human-Rights (June, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Victor Peskin
Reviewer: 
Heidi Nichols Haddad

Nichols Haddad on Peskin, 'International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation'

Victor Peskin. International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxi + 272 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87230-0.

Reviewed by Heidi Nichols Haddad (University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lise Morjé Howard
Reviewer: 
Emilian Kavalski

Kavalski on Howard, 'UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars'

Lise Morjé Howard. UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 402 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88138-8; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70767-1.

Reviewed by Emilian Kavalski (University of Western Sydney) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Institutionalizing Peacekeeping

Author: 
Brooke A. Ackerly
Reviewer: 
Jean Quataert

Quataert on Ackerly, 'Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference'

Brooke A. Ackerly. Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 373 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88126-5; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70755-8.

Reviewed by Jean Quataert (Professor of History at Binghamton University, SUNY) Published on H-Human-Rights (May, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

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