Volume 2 (2002)
By Lars Buur and Eric Harper
A Country Unmasked: Inside South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission by Alex Boraine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 448pp.
Keywords: South Africa; truth and reconciliation; democratization
By Chih-yu Shih
Negotiating Culture and Human Rights edited by Linda S. Bell, Andrew J. Nathan and Ilan Peleg. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 428pp.
East Meets West: Human Rights and Democracy in East Asia by Daniel A. Bell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. 369pp.
Keywords: universality; cultural relativism; East Asia; diversity; democracy
By Paul Magnarella
When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda by Mahmood Mamdani. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001. 364pp.
Genocide in Rwanda: A Collective Memory edited by John A. Berry and Carol Pott Berry. Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1999. 201pp.
Keywords: Rwandan genocide; colonialism; anthropology; collective memory
By Roberto Belloni
The Kosovo Tragedy: The Human Rights Dimensions edited by Ken Booth. Portland: Frank Cass, 2001.
Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society by Nicholas J. Wheeler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 352pp.
Keywords: humanitarian intervention; Serbia; Yugoslavia; Kosovo; international relations theory
By Amy Eckert
Human Rights and Global Diversity edited by Simon Caney and Peter Jones. Portland, OR: Frank Cass & Co., 2001. 173 pp.
Cultural Pluralism and Dilemmas of Justice by Monique Deveaux. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000. 205 pp.
Keywords: universality; cultural relativism, diversity
By Shaista Shameem
Human Rights: Concepts, Contests, Contingencies edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001. 144pp.
Keywords: universality; developing countries; universal declaration of human rights
By Andrew Fagan
Understanding Human Rights Principles edited by Jeffrey Jowell and Jonathan Cooper. Portland, OR: Hart Publishers, 2001. 201pp.
The Idea of Human Rights: Four Inquiries by Michael J. Perry. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 162pp.
Keywords: democracy, equality, human dignity, nihilism, secularism
By Sharon Healey
Stay the Hand of Vengeance by Jonathan Gary Bass. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. 368pp.
For Humanity: Reflections of a War Crimes Prosecutor by Richard Goldstone. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. 152pp.
Keywords: war crimes tribunals; crimes against humanity; reconciliation