Assigned Books

Human Rights & Human Welfare has commissioned essays on the following texts. Please visit our Recently Received Titles page to peruse our catalog of titles for which we seek essayists.

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty
by Eileen Stillwaggon

New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2005. 272pp. (RM)

Africa and the War on Terrorism
Edited by John Davis

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2007. 200pp. (PP)

The Pinochet Effect: Transnational Justice in the Age of Human Rights

The Pinochet Effect: Transnational Justice in the Age of Human Rights
By Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 256pp. (RE)

 

Remembering Pinochet's Chile

Remembering Pinochet's Chile: On the Eve of London 1998
By Steve J. Stern

Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2006. 247pp. (RE)

 

Battling for Hearts and Minds: Memory Struggles in Pinochet's Chile, 1973-1988

Battling for Hearts and Minds: Memory Struggles in Pinochet's Chile,
1973-1988

By Steve J. Stern

Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2006. 538pp. (RE)

That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity

That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity
By James Dawes

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. 289pp. (LF)

We Lived to Tell: Political Prison Memoirs of Iranian Women

We Lived to Tell: Political Prison Memoirs of Iranian Women
By Azadeh Agah, Sousan Mehr & Shadi Parsi

Toronto: McGilligan Books, 2007. 240pp. (LF)

The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fights against AIDS

The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight against AIDS
By Helen Epstein

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. 326pp. (DW)

The Europeanization of the World: On the Origins of Human Rights and Democracy

The Europeanization of the World: On the Origins of Human Rights
and Democracy

By John M. Headley

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. 290pp. (BC)

Security Versus Freedom? A Challenge for Europe's Future

Security Versus Freedom? A Challenge for Europe's Future
Edited by Thierry Balzacq & Sergio Carrera

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2006. 313pp. (BC)

Making Sense of Human Rights, Second Edition

Making Sense of Human Rights, Second Edition
by James W. Nickel

Oxford, UK : Blackwell, 2007. 267pp. (DB)

Making Human Rights Real

Making Human Rights Real
By Filip Spagnoli

New York, NY: Algora Publishing, 2007. 191pp. (DB)

Toward a Theory of Human Rights: Religion, Law, Courts

Toward a Theory of Human Rights: Religion, Law, Courts
by Michael J. Perry

New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2007. 253pp. (DB)

To Save Her Life: Disappearance, Deliverance, and the United States

To Save Her Life: Disappearance, Deliverance, and the United States
in Guatemala

By Dan Saxon

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007. 306pp. (DF)

Guatemalans in the Aftermath of Violence

Guatemalans in the Aftermath of Violence
By Kristi Anne Stølen

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 280pp. (DF)

 

Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking

Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights
Concerns in Trade Policymaking

By Susan Ariel Aaronson & Jamie M. Zimmerman

Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 337pp. (HG)

Public Values and Public Interest: Counterbalancing Economic Individualism

Public Values and Public Interest:
Counterbalancing Economic Individualism

By Barry Bozeman

Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2007. 214pp. (HG)

The Impact of the WTO: The Environment, Public Health and Sovereignty

The Impact Of The WTO:
The Environment, Public Health and Sovereignty

By Trish Kelly

Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007. 220pp. (HG)

 Globalization, Development and the Mass Media

Globalization, Development and the Mass Media
By Colin Sparks

Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008. 258pp. (MH)

New Rights Advocacy: Changing Strategies of Development and Human Rights NGOs

New Rights Advocacy: Changing Strategies
of Development and Human Rights NGOs

By Paul J. Nelson & Ellen Dorsey

Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2008. 222pp. (MH)

Global Justice: The Politics of War Crimes Trials

Global Justice: The Politics of War Crimes Trials
By Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008. 220pp. (JB)

The Trial of Saddam Hussein

The Trial of Saddam Hussein
By Dr. Abdul-Haq Al-Ani

Atlanta, GA: Clarity Press. 2008. 421pp. (JB)

Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`a

Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`a
By Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. 324pp. (MM)

State Building and International Intervention in Bosnia

State Building and International Intervention in Bosnia
By Roberto Belloni

New York, NY: Routledge, 2007. 213pp. (MM)

Ethnic Bargaining: The Paradox of Minority Empowerment

Ethnic Bargaining:
The Paradox of Minority Empowerment

By Erin K. Jenne

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2007. 273pp. (MM)

Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy
of a Modern Legal Order

By William E. Conklin

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 2008. 381pp.

 The Killing of Cambodia: Geography, Genocide and the Unmaking of Space

The Killing of Cambodia: Geography,
Genocide and the Unmaking of Space

By James A. Tyner

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. 209pp.

The Costs of War: International Law, the UN, and World Order After Iraq

The Costs of War: International Law, the UN, and World Order
After Iraq

By Richard Falk

New York, NY: Routledge, 2006. 202pp.

The Just War Myth: The Moral Illusions of War

The Just War Myth: The Moral Illusions of War
By Andrew Fiala

Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008. 211pp.

The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty

The Cost of Counterterrorism:
Power, Politics, and Liberty

By Laura K. Donohue

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 500pp.

Identity and the Failure of America: From Thomas Jefferson to the War on Terror

Identity and the Failure of America:
From Thomas Jefferson to the War on Terror

By John Michael

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. 2008. 301pp.

Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World

Creating Human Rights: How Noncitizens
Made Sex Persecution Matter to the World

By Lisa S. Alfredson

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2009. 314pp.

The Rights of Spring: A Memoir of Innocence Abroad

The Rights of Spring: A Memoir of Innocence Abroad
By David Kennedy

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2009. 105pp.

Social Movements for Global Democracy

Social Movements for Global Democracy
By Jackie Smith

Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press. 2008. 286pp.

Are Worker Rights Human Rights?

Are Worker Rights Human Rights?
By Richard P. McIntyre

Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press. 2008. 222pp.

Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital Through Cross-Border Campaigns

Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital
Through Cross-Border Campaigns

Edited By Kate Bronfenbrenner

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2007. 261pp.

Forced to Be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights

Forced to Be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights
By Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2009. 220pp.

Iraq, Vietnam and the Limits of American Power

Iraq, Vietnam and the Limits of American Power
By Robert K. Brigham

New York, NY: PublicAffairs. 2008. 222pp.

Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians

Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians
By Laila Al-Arian & Chris Hedges

New York, NY: Nation Books. 2008. 122pp.

My Guantanamo Diary

My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
By Mahvish Rukhsana Khan

New York, NY: PublicAffairs. 2008. 302pp.

How Do I Save My Honor? War, Moral Integrity, and Principled Resignation

How Do I Save My Honor? War, Moral Integrity,
and Principled Resignation

By William F. Felice

Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2009. 222pp.

Aceh, Indonesia: Securing the Insecure State

Aceh, Indonesia: Securing the Insecure State
By Elizabeth F. Drexler

Philadephia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. 287pp.

 Reconciliation and Colonial Power: Indigenous Rights in Australia

Reconciliation and Colonial Power:
Indigenous Rights in Australia

By Damien Short

Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. 209pp.

Courting Social Justice: Judicial Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World

Courting Social Justice: Judicial Enforcement of
Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World

Edited by Varun Gauri & Daniel M. Brinks

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 363pp.

New News Out of Africa: Uncovering Africa's Renaissance

New News Out of Africa:
Uncovering Africa's Renaissance

By Charlayne Hunter-Gault

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 189pp.

When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa

When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa
By Robert H. Bates

New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 191pp.

Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa

Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa
By Robert Paarlberg

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2008. 235pp.

Reparations to Africa

Reparations to Africa
By Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. 257pp.

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