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Human Rights & Human Welfare has commissioned book notes on the following texts. Please visit our Recently Received Books page to peruse our catalog of titles for which we seek reviewers.

Human Rights in the Context of EU Foreign Policy and Enlargement

Human Rights in the Context of EU Foreign Policy and Enlargement
By Kirsten Lampe

Zugl : London, Univ., Diss., 2005. 263pp. (SBD)

The Use of Force in Humanitarian Intervention: Moralities and Practicalities

The Use of Force in Humanitarian Intervention: Moralities and
Practicalities

by John Janzekovic

Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. 212pp. (AP)

The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary

The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary
Edited by William F. Schulz


Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 389pp.
(FP)

Economic Rights

Economic Rights: Conceptual, Measurement, & Policy Issues
Edited by Shareen Hertel & Lanse Minkler

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2007. 403pp. (DR)

The United Nations and Changing World Politics

The United Nations and Changing World Politics
by Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, Rober A. Coate &
Kelly-Kate Pease

Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2007. 416pp. (HW)

International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation

International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge
from Deprivation

By Michelle Foster

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 387pp. (JW)

Race, Ethnicity and Nation: Perspectives from Kinship and Genetics

Race, Ethnicity and Nation:
Perspectives from Kinship and Genetics

Edited by Peter Wade

New York, NY: Berghahn Books. 2007. 199pp. (GL)

Development and Humanitarianism: Practical Issues

Development and Humanitarianism: Practical Issues
By Deborah Eade and Tony Vaux


Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2007. 286pp.
(JB)

Citizens Without Shelter

Citizens Without Shelter
By Leonard C. Feldman

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2004. 184pp. (SJ)

The Politics of Inequality: A Political History of the Idea of Economic Inequality in America

The Politics of Inequality: A Political History of the
Idea of Economic Inequality in America

By Michael J. Thompson

New York, NY: Columbia Unversity Press. 2007. 249pp. (SJ)

Justice: Political, Social, Juridicial

Justice: Political, Social, Juridicial
Edited by Rajeev Bhargava, Michael Dusche & Helmut Reifeld

Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications. 2008. 325pp. (DW)

Human Rights in Crisis

Human Rights in Crisis
Edited by Alice Bullard

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. 160pp. (CC)

Africa and the New Globalization

Africa and the New Globalization
Edited by George Klay Kieh, Jr.

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. 192pp.

Buying Freedom: The Ethics and Economics of Slave Redemption

Buying Freedom: The Ethics and Economics of Slave Redemption
Edited By Kwame Anthony Appiah and sMartin Bunzel


Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. 283pp.
(NH)

Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa

Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa
Edited by David Hollenbach, SJ

Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. 2008. 264pp.

Anti-Americanism: In World Politics

Anti-Americanisms In World Politics
Edited by Peter J. Katsenstein & Robert O. Keohane

Ithaca, NY: Cornell Unversity Press. 2007. 351pp.

 	  The Owl of Minerva: Essays on Human Rights

The Owl of Minerva: Essays on Human Rights
By Bostjan Zupancic

Portland, OR: Eleven International Publishing. 2008. 448pp.

(En)Gendering the War on Terror

(En)Gendering the War on Terror
Edited by Krista Hunt & Kim Rygiel

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2006. 234pp.

Non-State Actors and Terrorism: Applying the Law of State Responsibility and the Due Diligence Principle

Non-State Actors and Terrorism: Applying the Law
of State Responsibility and the Due Diligence Principle

By Robert P. Barnidge, Jr.

The Hague, The Netherlands: T. M. C. Asser Press. 2008. 244pp.

Law and the Politics of Reconciliation

Law and the Politics of Reconciliation
Edited by Scott Veitch

Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007. 246pp.

Born of War: Protecting Children of Sexual Violence Survivors in Conflict Zone

Born of War: Protecting Children of Sexual Violence Survivors
in Conflict Zones

Edited by R. Charli Carpenter


Bloomfield, CT: Kumaria Press. 2007. 243pp.

Protecting the World's Children: Impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Diverse Legal Systems

Protecting the World's Children: Impact of the Convention on the
Rights of the Child in Diverse Legal Systems

By Savitri Gooneskere, Rebeca Rios-Kohn, Emilio Garcia Mendez,
Shaheen Sardar Ali

Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 2007. 272pp.

Synergies in Minority Protection: European and International Law Perspectives

Synergies in Minority Protection:
European and International Law Perspectives

Edited by Kristin Henrard and Robert Dunbar

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 462pp.

The Religious in Response to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

The Religious in Response to Mass Atrocity:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Thomas Brudholm & Thomas Cushman

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2009. 281pp.

International Law: Sixth Edition

International Law: Sixth Edition
By Malcolm N. Shaw

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 1542pp.

Humanitarianism in Question: Politics, Power, Ethics

Humanitarianism in Question: Politics, Power, Ethics
Edited by Michael Barnett & Thomas G. Weiss

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2008. 303pp.

Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights: Towards Best Practice

Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights: Towards Best Practice
Edited by Dr. Purna Sen

London, UK: Commonwealth Secretariat. 2009. 138pp.

Defining Civil and Political Rights: The Jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee

Defining Civil and Political Rights: The Jurisprudence of the
United Nations Human Rights Committee

By Alex Conte & Richard Burchill

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2009. 359pp.

The Death Penalty and Human Rights

The Death Penalty and Human Rights
By Sir Fred Phillps

Kingston, JM: The Caribbean Law Publishing CO. 2009. 107pp.

Dictator's Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet

The Dictator's Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet
By Heraldo Muñoz

New York, NY: Basic Books. 2008. 345pp.

The Legitimacy of Highest Courts’ Rulings: Judicial Deliberations and Beyond

The Legitimacy of Highest Courts' Rulings:
Judicial Deliberations and Beyond

Edited by Nick Huls, Maurice Adams & Jacco Bomhoff

Cambridge, UK: T.M.C. Asser Press. 2009. 478pp.

Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice

Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice
By Mark Freeman

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 209. 352pp.

Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope

Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope
By Sonia Cardenas

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2010. 248pp.

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