Volume 3 (2003)
By Richard McIntyre
Global Economy, Global Justice: Theoretical Objections and Policy Alternatives to Neoliberalism by George F. DeMartino. New York: Routledge, 2000. 296 pp.
Keywords: globalization; economic, social and cultural rights.
By Paul J. Magnarella
Universal Human Rights? edited by Robert G. Patman. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. 244pp.
Dealing with Human Rights: Asian and Western Views on the Value of Human Rights edited by Martha Meijer. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2001. 183pp.
The Philosophy of Human Rights by Patrick Hayden. St. Paul: Paragon House, 2001. 686pp.
Keywords: universality; cultural relativism; Asian values; theory and philosophy; history.
By Todd Landman
Human Rights Horizons: The Pursuit of Justice in a Globalizing World by Richard A. Falk. New York: Routledge, 2000. 288pp.
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry by Michael Ignatieff (edited by Amy Guttman). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. 187pp.
Keywords: globalization; politics of human rights; global justice; human rights scholarship; theory and philosophy.
By Daniel J. Whelan
The United States and Human Rights: Looking Inward and Outward edited by David P. Forsythe. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. 404pp.
In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All by William Shultz. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001. 235pp.
In the National Interest 2001: Human Rights Policies for the Bush Administration by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. New York: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, 2001. 157pp.
Keywords: U.S. foreign policy; exceptionalism; indivisibility; human rights scholarship; advocacy; activism.
By Dan Wessner
Religion and Humane Global Governance by Richard Falk. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 191pp.
Gender and Human Rights in Islam and International Law: Equal Before Allah, Unequal Before Man? by Shaheen Sardar Ali. The Hague: Klewer Law International, 2000. 358pp.
Religious Fundamentalisms and the Human Rights of Women edited by Courtney W. Howland. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 326 pp.
The Islamic Quest for Democracy, Pluralism, and Human Rights by Ahmad S. Moussalli. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001. 226 pp.
Keywords: religion; Islam; Christianity; democracy; pluralism; gender; fundamentalism
By Richard Falk
Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice (Second Edition) by Jack Donnelly. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003. 290pp.
Keywords: universality; relativism; human rights scholarship
By Eric Heinze
Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention edited by Jonathan Moore. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999. 322pp.
Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical, Legal, and Political Dilemmas edited by J. L. Holzgrefe and Robert O. Keohane. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 350pp.
Keywords: humanitarian intervention, international law, moral theory, international ethics, use of force, just war theory
By Andrew Fagan
Human Rights: Universality in Practice by Peter R. Baehr. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave, 2001. 178pp.
Keywords: collective rights, division of academic labor, human rights scholarship, interdisciplinarity, universalism, women’s rights
By Ian Sethre
Reaping the Whirlwind by Michael Griffin. London: Pluto Press, 2001. 272pp.
Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. 281pp.
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. 274pp.
Keywords: terrorism, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, islamic extremism, Taliban, Hizb Ut-Tahrirs
By Kitty Arambulo
Giving Meaning to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights edited by Isfahan Merali and Valerie Oosterveld. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights), 2001. 280pp.
Keywords: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; United Nations human rights treaty system; indivisibility; non-state actors; private sector; national human rights institutions
By Marten Zwanenburg
Unspeakable Truths: Confronting State Terror and Atrocity by Priscilla B. Hayner. New York: Routledge, 2002. 344pp.
Keywords: truth commissions, reconciliation, transitional justice
By William F. Felice
World Poverty: New Policies to Defeat an Old Enemy edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon. Bristol: The Policy Press, 2002. 454pp.
World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms by Thomas Pogge. Malden, MA: Blackwell/Polity, 2002. 264pp.
There is an Alternative: Subsistence and Worldwide Resistance to Corporate Globalization edited by Veronica Benholdt-Thomsen, Nicholas Faraclas, and Claudia von Werlhof. New York: Zed Books. 2001. 288pp.
Keywords: poverty, economic rights; social rights; globalization; international economics; international financial institutions
By Karl Schoenberger
This short article responds in part to George DeMartino's Enslaved to Fashion: Corporations, Consumers, and the Campaign for Worker Rights in the Global Economy (HRHW, Volume 1, Issue 2), which reviewed Schoenberger's Levi's Children: Coming to Terms with Human Rights in Global Marketplace.
This article originally appeared in the SAIS Review 22:1 (2002): 81-85, © The Johns Hopkins University Press. Reproduced with permission of The Johns Hopkins University Press.