• Beginning Human Rights Law book cover

    Beginning Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Human Rights Law is all about, Beginning Human Rights Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Beginning the Law

  • International Human Rights: A Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    International Human Rights

    A Comprehensive Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Haas

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to international human rights -- international human rights law, why international human rights have increasingly risen to world prominence, what is being done about violations of human rights, and what might be done to further promote the cause…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10

  • Genocide Matters: Ongoing Issues and Emerging Perspectives book cover

    Genocide Matters

    Ongoing Issues and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Ernesto Verdeja

    This edited book provides an interdisciplinary overview of recent scholarship in the field of genocide studies. The book examines four main areas: The current state of research on genocide New thinking on the categories and methods of mass violence Developments in teaching about genocide…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18

  • Centuries of Genocide: Essays and Eyewitness Accounts book cover

    Centuries of Genocide

    Essays and Eyewitness Accounts, 4th Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten, William S. Parsons

    The fourth edition of Centuries of Genocide: Essays and Eyewitness Accounts addresses examples of genocides perpetrated in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. Each chapter of the book is written by a recognized expert in the field, collectively demonstrating a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-14

  • New Directions in Genocide Research book cover

    New Directions in Genocide Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Jones

    Genocide studies is a relatively new field of comparative inquiry, but recent years have seen an increasing range of themes and subject-matter being addressed that reflect a variety of features of the field and transformations within it. This edited book brings together established scholars with…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30

  • Evaluating Democratic Innovations: Curing the Democratic Malaise? book cover

    Evaluating Democratic Innovations

    Curing the Democratic Malaise?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Newton, Brigitte Geissel

    In the face of increasing political disenchantment, many Western governments have experimented, with innovations which aim to enhance the working and quality of democracy as well as increasing citizens’ political awareness and understanding of political matters. This text is the most…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23

  • Prisoners' Rights: Principles and Practice book cover

    Prisoners' Rights

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Susan Easton

    Prisoners’ Rights: Principles and Practice considers prisoners’ rights from socio-legal and philosophical perspectives, and assesses the advantages and problems of a rights-based approach to imprisonment. At a time of record levels of imprisonment and projected future expansion of the prison…

    Paperback – 2011-03-08

  • Unspeakable Truths: Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions book cover

    Unspeakable Truths

    Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions, 2nd Edition

    By Priscilla B. Hayner

    In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth…

    Paperback – 2010-08-23

  • Genocidal Crimes book cover

    Genocidal Crimes

    1st Edition

    By Alex Alvarez

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Universality, Ethics and International Relations: A Grammatical Reading book cover

    Universality, Ethics and International Relations

    A Grammatical Reading, 1st Edition

    By Véronique Pin-Fat

    Universality Ethics and International Relations introduces students to the key debates about ethics in international relations theory. This book explores the reasons why grappling with universality and ethics seems to be a profound endeavour and where we end up when we do. By offering a new way of…

    Paperback – 2009-10-06

  • Surviving Field Research: Working in Violent and Difficult Situations book cover

    Surviving Field Research

    Working in Violent and Difficult Situations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, John C. King, Julie A. Mertus, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    In recent decades there has been increasing attention to mass atrocities such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other gross human rights violations. At the same time, there has been a vast increase in the number of academics and researchers seeking to analyze the causes of, and…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28

  • The United Nations and Human Rights: A Guide for a New Era book cover

    The United Nations and Human Rights

    A Guide for a New Era, 2nd Edition

    By Julie A Mertus, Julie Mertus

    Julie Mertus’ highly acclaimed text continues to be the only completely up-to-date comprehensive yet succinct guide to the United Nations human rights system. Today, virtually all UN bodies and specialized agencies are undertaking efforts to incorporate the promotion or protection of human rights…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30
    Global Institutions

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