Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin N. Schiff
Reviewer: 
Karen Costa

Costa on Schiff, 'Building the International Criminal Court'

Benjamin N. Schiff. Building the International Criminal Court. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii + 304 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87312-3; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69472-8.

Reviewed by Karen Costa (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
William F. Schulz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brad Simpson

Simpson on Schulz, 'The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era.'

William F. Schulz, ed. The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4111-2.

Reviewed by Brad Simpson (Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Paul R. Gregory
Reviewer: 
Andrew Janco

Janco on Gregory, 'Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin'

Paul R. Gregory. Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. viii + 346 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-13425-4.

Reviewed by Andrew Janco (University of Chicago) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

The "Rational" Mass Violence of Stalin's Secret Police

Author: 
Jeffrey Davis
Reviewer: 
Paul Parker

Parker on Davis, 'Justice across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts'

Jeffrey Davis. Justice across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi + 303 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87817-3; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70240-9.

Reviewed by Paul Parker (Political Science, Truman State University) Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2009) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
James W. Nickel
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Whelan

Whelan on Nickel, 'Making Sense of Human Rights'

James W. Nickel. Making Sense of Human Rights. Second edition, revised. Malden: Blackwell, 2007. 267 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4051-4534-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-4535-0.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Whelan (Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations, Hendrix College) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Lisa Hilbink
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Walker

Walker on Hilbink, 'Judges beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile'

Lisa Hilbink. Judges beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xvi + 299 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87664-3.

Reviewed by Vanessa Walker (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Michelle Foster
Reviewer: 
John Mathiason

Mathiason on Foster, 'International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation'

Michelle Foster. International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xlvii + 387 pp. $118.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87017-7.

Reviewed by John Mathiason Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Author: 
Mark A. Drumbl
Reviewer: 
Nevin Aiken

Aiken on Drumbl, 'Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law'

Mark A. Drumbl. Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xv + 298 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69138-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87089-4.

Reviewed by Nevin Aiken Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

Justice in Transition

Author: 
Alexandra Xanthaki
Reviewer: 
Steve Russell

Russell on Xanthaki, 'Indigenous Rights and United Nations Standards: Self-Determination, Culture and Land'

Alexandra Xanthaki. Indigenous Rights and United Nations Standards: Self-Determination, Culture and Land. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xxxix + 314 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83574-9.

Reviewed by Steve Russell Published on H-Human-Rights (December, 2008) Commissioned by Rebecca K. Root

A Map for the Labyrinth

Author: 
Filip Spagnoli
Reviewer: 
Itai Sneh

Sneh on Spagnoli, 'Making Human Rights Real'

Filip Spagnoli. Making Human Rights Real. New York: Algora, 2007. 191 pp. ISBN 978-0-87586-569-0; ISBN 978-0-87586-570-6.

Reviewed by Itai Sneh (Department of History, CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice) Published on H-Human-Rights (April, 2008)

An Attempt toward a Meta Theory of Human Rights

Author: 
Susan Ariel Aaronson, Jamie M. Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Robert Blanton

Blanton on Aaronson and Zimmerman, 'Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking'

Susan Ariel Aaronson, Jamie M. Zimmerman. Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. x + 337 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87256-0; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69420-9.

Reviewed by Robert Blanton (Department of Political Science, University of Memphis) Published on H-Human-Rights (March, 2008)

Author: 
Jeffrey N. Wassertrom, Greg Grandin, Lynn Hunt, Marilyn B. Young, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christian W. Erickson

Erickson on Wassertrom and Grandin and Hunt and Young, 'Human Rights and Revolutions'

Jeffrey N. Wassertrom, Greg Grandin, Lynn Hunt, Marilyn B. Young, eds. Human Rights and Revolutions. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007. 225 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-5513-6; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-5514-3.

Reviewed by Christian W. Erickson (Department of Political Science, Roosevelt University) Published on H-Human-Rights (February, 2008)

Author: 
Michelle D. Bonner
Reviewer: 
Karen Faulk

Faulk on Bonner, 'Sustaining Human Rights: Women and Argentine Human Rights Organizations'

Michelle D. Bonner. Sustaining Human Rights: Women and Argentine Human Rights Organizations. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007. xii + 173 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-03264-1.

Reviewed by Karen Faulk (Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2008)

Author: 
Martha C. Nussbaum
Reviewer: 
Tove H. Malloy

Malloy on Nussbaum, 'Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership'

Martha C. Nussbaum. Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. xiii + 415 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01917-1.

Reviewed by Tove H. Malloy (Institute for Minority Rights, European Academy, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy) Published on H-Human-Rights (January, 2008)

Ensuring Justice Through Imagination

Author: 
Thomas G. Weiss
Reviewer: 
Alynna Lyon

Lyon on Weiss, 'Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action'

Thomas G. Weiss. Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007. 176 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-4021-1; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-4022-8.

Reviewed by Alynna Lyon (Department of Political Science, University of New Hampshire) Published on H-Human-Rights (October, 2007)

New Wars, New Humanitarianism, and New Ideas

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