Volume 7 (2007)
By Clifford Bob
Freeing God’s Children: The Unlikely Alliance for Global Human Rights by Allen D. Hertzke. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. 419pp.
Keywords: christian right; religious persecution; rights proliferation; new rights; non-governmental organizations; NGOs; Sudan; social movements
By Marten Zwanenburg
Guantánamo: The War on Human Rights by David Rose. New York: The New Press, 2004.
Keywords: Guantanamo; David Rose; John Yoo; torture; government lawyers; ethics; exceptionalism
By Kurt Mills
The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross by David P. Forsythe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Keywords: humanitarianism; impartiality; International Committee of the Red Cross; ICRC; international humanitarian law; international humanitarian organizations; laws of war; neutrality; nongovernmental organizations; NGOs
By J. Peter Pham
A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the Destruction of Sierra Leone by Lansana Gberie. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2005.
Young Soldiers: Why They Choose to Fight by Rachel Brett and Irma Specht. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.
Keywords: Africa; child soldiers; civil conflict; war crimes
By Rebecca Evans
Torture: Does It Make Us Safer? Is It Ever OK? A Human Rights Perspective. Edited by Kenneth Roth and Mindy Worden. New York: The New Press, 2005. 201 pp.
Keywords: coercive interrogation; Geneva Conventions; terrorism; torture
Contributors: Jamie Mayerfeld, Brooke Ackerly, Henry Shue, Jack Donnelly, Kok-Chor Tan, and Charles Beitz
Which Rights Should Be Universal? by William J. Talbott . New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2005. 232pp.
Keywords: democracy; development; human rights; self-determination; moral reasoning; autonomy; Talbott; liberalism; cultural rights; multiculturalism; intervention; well-being; universality; theory; moral objectivity; women; feminist; methodology; women's rights; power; difference; conflict; post-colonial
By William J. Talbott
Keywords: human rights; universal rights; democratic rights; autonomy; liberalism; paternalism; cultural imperialism; legitimacy; consequentialism; moral objectivity; equilibrium reasoning; John Rawls; Richard Rorty