Review Essays

Current Issue: Volume 12 (2012)

Human Rights & Human Welfare publishes critical essays reviewing current literature that illuminates major issues in the overlapping thematic areas of human rights, justice and welfare—areas that are now sometimes referred to collectively under the heading of human security. Therefore, it encompasses work in a variety of disciplines including international relations, economic and social development, comparative politics, comparative political economy and political theory.

New Review Essays

Confronting “Indivisibility” in the History of Economic and Social Rights: From Parity to Priority and Back Again

By Roland Burke

Indivisible Human Rights. By Daniel Whelan. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2010. 269pp.

International Organization and Poverty Alleviation

By William Felice & Diana Fuguitt

The World Trade Organization and Human Rights: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Edited by Sarah Joseph, David Kinley & Jeff Waincymer. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. 2009.

Global Poverty, Ethics and Human Rights. By Desmond McNeill & Asunción St. Clair. New York, NY: Routledge, 2009.

Hypocrisy Trap: The World Bank and the Poverty of Reform. By Catherine Weaver. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2008.

Measuring Human Rights: A Review Essay

By David L. Richards

Measuring Human Rights. By Todd Landman & Edzia Carvalho. New York, NY: Routledge, 2010. 163pp.

A Reply to David Richards’ Review of Measuring Human Rights by Todd Landman & Edzia Carvalho

Hannah Arendt in a Global Age: Political Evil and International Theory

By Matthew S. Weinert

Political Evil in a Global Age: Hannah Arendt and International Theory. By Patrick Hayden. New York, NY: Routledge, 2009. 145pp.

Keywords: Hannah Arendt, Political Evil, Globalization, International relations, Human Rights

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