Volume 4 (2004)
By Jean Scandlyn
Children of Other Worlds by Jeremy Seabrook. London: Pluto, 2001. 166pp.
Keywords: child labor; child work; children's rights; Bangladesh; 19th century British Empire; best interests principle
By Steven Schneebaum
International Law and Ethnic Conflict edited by David Wippman. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998. 368pp.
Keywords: International legal personality; Treaty of Westphalia; ethnic groups; peoples in international law; ethnic conflict; group rights; international morality
By Michael L. Best
Human Rights and the Internet edited by Steven Hick, Edward F. Halpin and Eric Hoskins. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000. 276pp.
Keywords: Internet; World Wide Web; pornography; censorship, access; information technology; free speech
By Matthew S. Weinert
Law against Genocide: Cosmopolitan Trials by David Hirsh. London: Cavendish/Glasshouse, 2003. 183pp.
Keywords: International criminal law, genocide, cosmopolitanism
By Ronald C. Slye
Bearing Witness: Women and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa by Fiona C. Ross. London: Pluto Press, 2003. 240pp.
Keywords: Transnational justice, South Africa, women's rights, truth and reconciliation
By Pierre Landell-Mills
The Global New Deal: Economic and Social Rights in World Politics by William Felice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. 204pp.
Keywords: Development, poverty, governance, globalization, international organizations, United Nations; international financial institutions
By Amy Eckert
Argument and Change in World Politics: Ethics, Decolonization and Humanitarian Intervention by Neta C. Crawford. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 466pp.
Keywords: Slavery; abolition; anti-colonialism; humanitarian intervention; norms; constructivism
By Paul J. Magnarella
Theory and Reality in the International Protection of Human Rights by J. Shand Watson. Ardsley, New York: Transnational Publishers, 1999. 340pp.
The Mobilization of Shame: A World View of Human Rights by Robert F. Drinan, S.J. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. 256pp.
Keywords: Customary international law; universality; jurisprudence; Council of Europe; United States; US Foreign Assistance Act
By Todd Landman
International Human Rights and Authoritarian Rule in Chile by Darren Hawkins. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. 259 pp.
The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier of Atrocity and Accountability by Peter Kornbluh. New York and London: The New Press, 2003. 551 pp.
The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents by John Dinges. New York: The New Press, 2004. 322 pp.
Keywords: Authoritarianism, transnational advocacy, international regimes, delegitimation, normative fit, terrorism
By Matthew S. Weinert
Toleration and Identity: Foundations in Early Modern Thought by Ingrid Creppell. New York: Routledge, 2003. 212pp.
How the Idea of Religious Toleration Came to the West by Perez Zagorin. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. 371pp.
Keywords: Toleration, religion, identity, recognition, political theory, early modern Europe
By Peter Zwiebach
Rethinking Human Rights for the New Millennium by A. Belden Fields. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003. 244pp.
International Human Rights in the 21st Century: Protecting the Rights of Groups edited by James Mayall and Gene M. Lyons. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. 240pp.
Keywords: Individual rights; group rights; enforcement; liberal[ism]; social construction; economic, social and cultural rights; property rights
By J. Peter Pham
The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror by Michael Ignatieff. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. 212 pp.
Keywords: international law; law of conflict; civil liberties; justice; democracy; political ethics; terrorism; national security
By Alice de Jonge
Workers’ Rights as Human Rights edited by James A. Gross. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. 272pp.
International Labor Standards: Globalization, Trade, and Public Policy edited by Robert J. Flanagan and William B. Gould IV. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2003. 275pp.
Keywords: Globalization; Workers’ Rights; International Trade; Foreign Investment; Industrial Relations; Labor Law; International Labor Organisation; ILO; Employment Relationships; Australia
By J. Peter Pham
War Crimes and Realpolitik: International Justice from World War I to the 21st Century by Jackson Nyamuya Maogoto. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004. 267 pp.
Keywords: international law; international criminal tribunals; war crimes; politics of human rights; retributive justice; Sierra Leone; realpolitik