Volume 5 (2005)
By Kara Martinez
Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities by Martha K. Huggins, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002. 293 pp.
Keywords: systematic torture; institutionalized violence; atrocity workers; accountability; police and military institutions
By Matthew S. Weinert
Transnational Democracy: Political Spaces and Border Crossings edited by James Anderson. London: Routledge, 2002. 224pp.
Keywords: transnational; globalization; democracy; democratization
By J. Peter Pham
Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and Development in Africa edited by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza and Philip J. McConnaughay. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 308 pp.
Keywords: africa, democratization, development, international law, state-building
By Sundhya Pahuja
Just Intervention edited by Anthony F. Lang Jr. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 231 pp.
Reading Humanitarian Intervention: Human Rights and the Use of Force in International Law by Anne Orford. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 243pp.
Keywords: critical theory, humanitarian intervention, postcolonial, international legal theory
By Imtiaz Hussain
The Chapter VII Powers of the United Nations Security Council by Erika de Wet. Portland, OR: Hart Publishing, 2004. 413pp.
Keywords: world governance; westphalia; hague; terrorism; superpowers; rules versus force; resolution 1441; uniting for peace resolution; international court of justice; icj; intervention
By Bronwyn Leebaw
Shattered Voices: Language, Violence, and the Work of Truth Commissions by Teresa Godwin Phelps. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 180pp.
International Citizens’ Tribunals: Mobilizing Public Opinion to Advance Human Rights by Arthur Jay Klinghofer and Judith Apter Klinghofer. New York, NY: Palgrave, 2002. 272pp.
Keywords: truth commissions; reconciliation; justice
By Rebecca Evans
Breaking Silence: The Case that Changed the Face of Human Rights by Richard Alan White. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. 320pp.
Keywords: breaking silence; filartiga; richard white; paraguay; international advocacy networks; alien tort claims act
By Peter Zwiebach
Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States under International Human Rights Standards by Lance Compa. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. 220pp.
Keywords: labor rights; labor unions; unions; work; workers; workplace; organize; organizing
By Tom J. Farer
Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Human Rights by Aryeh Neier. New York: PublicAffairs. 400pp.
Keywords: Aryeh Neier; ACLU; Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Latin America; democratization; international law
By Paul J. Magnarella
The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity by Ronald Niezen. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. 272pp.
Indigenous Peoples and the State: The Struggle for Native Rights by Bradley Reed Howard. Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003. 252pp.
Keywords: indigenous peoples; self-determination; ethnic identity; international law
By Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat
The Globalization of Human Rights. Edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud, Michael W. Doyle, and Anne-Marie Gardner. Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 2003.
Globalization and Human Rights. Edited by Alison Brysk. Berkely: University of California Press, 2002.
Keywords: globalization; inequality; power