• Transnational Organized Crime book cover

    Transnational Organized Crime

    1st Edition

    By Frank Madsen

    With organized crime estimated to generate billions of dollars every year through illegal activities such as money laundering, smuggling of people and goods, extortion, robbery, fraud and insider trading, authorities are increasingly working together to combat this increasing threat to…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30
    Global Institutions

  • The Genocide Studies Reader book cover

    The Genocide Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Paul R. Bartrop

    This thorough overview of all aspects of the field of genocide studies brings together for the first time classic and contemporary writings from some of the most noted scholars writing on genocide in the fields of genocide studies, political science, history, and sociology. The Reader covers key…

    Paperback – 2009-03-16

  • Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century book cover

    Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    3rd Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20

  • Shaping the Humanitarian World book cover

    Shaping the Humanitarian World

    1st Edition

    By Peter Walker, Daniel G Maxwell

    Providing a critical introduction to the notion of humanitarianism in global politics, tracing the concept from its origins to the twenty-first century, this book examines how the so called international community works in response to humanitarian crises and the systems that bind and divide them.…

    Paperback – 2008-11-17
    Global Institutions

  • Achieving Human Rights book cover

    Achieving Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Richard Falk

    Richard Falk once again captures our attention with a nuanced analysis of what we need to do - at the personal level as well as state actions - to refocus our pursuit of human rights in a post-9/11 world. From democratic global governance, to the costs of the Iraq War, the preeminent role of the…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28

  • Global Ethics: Anarchy, Freedom and International Relations book cover

    Global Ethics

    Anarchy, Freedom and International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Mervyn Frost

    This provocative and original book challenges the commonplace that contemporary international interactions are best understood as struggles for power. Eschewing jargon and theoretical abstraction, Mervyn Frost argues that global politics and global civil society must be understood in ethical terms.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-26
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Crime, Social Control and Human Rights: From Moral Panics to States of Denial, Essays in Honour of Stanley Cohen book cover

    Crime, Social Control and Human Rights

    From Moral Panics to States of Denial, Essays in Honour of Stanley Cohen, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Downes, Paul Rock, Christine Chinkin, Conor Gearty

    The work of Stanley Cohen over four decades has come to acquire a classical status in the fields of criminology, sociology and human rights. His writing, research, teaching and practical engagement in these fields have been at once rigorously analytical and intellectually inspiring. It amounts to a…

    Paperback – 2008-02-21

  • Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy book cover

    Bait and Switch

    Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Julie A. Mertus

    It has become routine for the US government to invoke human rights to justify its foreign policy decisions and military ventures. But this human rights talk has not been supported by a human rights walk. Policy makers consistently apply a double standard for human rights norms: one the rest of the…

    Paperback – 2008-02-15

  • Terrorism, Rights and the Rule of Law book cover

    Terrorism, Rights and the Rule of Law

    1st Edition

    By Barry Vaughan, Shane Kilcommins

    The rule of law is becoming a victim of the struggle against terrorism. Many countries are reviewing their security procedures and questioning whether due process rights hinder them in the war on terror. There is increasing emphasis on preventive detention or strategies of disablement that cut into…

    Paperback – 2007-12-01

  • The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches and Documents From Ancient Times to the Present book cover

    The Human Rights Reader

    Major Political Essays, Speeches and Documents From Ancient Times to the Present, 2nd Edition

    By Micheline R. Ishay

    The second edition of The Human Rights Reader presents a dramatically revised organization and updated selections, including pieces on globalization and the war on terrorism. Each part of the Reader corresponds to five historical phases in the history of human rights and explores for each the…

    Paperback – 2007-04-20

  • United Nations Politics: International Organization in a Divided World book cover

    United Nations Politics

    International Organization in a Divided World, 1st Edition

    By Donald Puchala, Katie Verlin Laatikainen, Roger Coate

    United Nations Politics takes a unique approach that focuses on the politics that is, the persistent and mostly singular emphasis that all member states place on the pursuit of national political, economic, cultural and ideological interests of UN affairs. The project began as an effort to research…

    Paperback – 2006-12-12

  • Genocide in Darfur: Investigating the Atrocities in the Sudan book cover

    Genocide in Darfur

    Investigating the Atrocities in the Sudan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Eric Markusen

    In response to the ongoing mass murder of Black Sudanese groups in the Darfur region of Sudan by Sudanese government troops and Arab militias, the US government sent the Darfur Atrocities Documentation Team to various points along the Chad/Sudan in order to interview refugees from Darfur. Based on…

    Paperback – 2006-09-20

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