Volume 4 (2004)

Exploring Children's Rights in the World of Work

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

Ethnic Groups and International Law: A Status Report on International Legal Personality at the Beginning of the New Century

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

Can the Internet be a Human Right?

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

Cosmopolitan Law—and Cruelty—on Trial

By Matthew S. Weinert

Law against Genocide: Cosmopolitan Trials by David Hirsh. London: Cavendish/Glasshouse, 2003. 183pp.

Keywords: International criminal law, genocide, cosmopolitanism

Appreciating Silence

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

Building a Better World

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

Things & Ideas: Explaining Moral Evolution in International Relations

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

Internationally-Protected Human Rights: Fact or Fiction?

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

Pinochet’s Chile: The United States, Human Rights, and International Terrorism

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

Negotiating Toleration: Engagement, Enforcement, and the Politics of Recognition

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

Whose Right is it Anyway? Rethinking a Group Rights Approach to International Human Rights

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

Law, Human Rights, Realism and the “War on Terror”

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

Global Economic Forces and Individual Labor Rights: An Uneasy Coexistence

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

Politics and International Justice in a World of States

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

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