Human Rights, A Selected Bibliography


Agosín, Marjorie. Map of Hope: Women’s Writings on Human Rights, An International Literary Anthology. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999.

Agosín, Marjorie. Women, Gender, and Human Rights: A Global Perspective. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Altman, Linda Jacobs. Human Rights: Issues for a New Millennium. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2002.

Amnesty International United Kingdom. Breaking the Silence: Human Rights Violations Based on Sexual Orientation. London, UK: Amnesty International United Kingdom, 1997.

Arat, Zehra F. Democracy and Human Rights in Developing Countries. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1991.

Arias, Arturo; David Stoll. Rigoberta Menchú Controversy. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.

Askin, Kelly Dawn. War Crimes Against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals. Cambridge, MA: M. Nijhoff Publishers; distributed in the USA and Canada by Kluwer Law International, 1997.

Balakian, Peter. Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2003 1st edition.

Barkan, Elazar. Guilt of Nations: Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices. New York, NY: Norton, 2000 1st edition.

Benedi, Claudio F. Human Rights: The Theme of Our Times. St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 1997 2nd edition.

Black, Charles Lund. New Birth of Freedom: Human Rights, Named and Unnamed. New York, NY: Grosset/Putnam, 1997.

Bourassa, Kevin; Joe Varnell. Just Married: Gay Marriage and the Expansion of Human Rights. Madison, WS: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

Bouvard, Marguerite Guzman. Women Reshaping Human Rights: How Extraordinary Activists Are Changing the World. Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 1996.

Brems, Eva. Human Rights: Universality and Diversity. Boston, MA: Martinus Nijhoff, 2001.

Brownlie, Ian; Guy S. Goodwin-Gill. Basic Documents on Human Rights. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2002 4th edition.

Brysk, Alison. Globalization and Human Rights. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.

Brysk, Alison; Gershon Shafir. People Out of Place: Globalization, Human Rights, and the Citizenship Gap. New York, NY: Routledge, 2004.

Burns, James MacGregor; Stewart Burns. People's Charter: The Pursuit of Rights in America. New York, NY: Knopf; distributed by Random House, 1991 1st edition.

Caplan, David I.; Diane Sank. To Be a Victim: Encounters with Crime and Injustice. New York, NY: Plenum Press, 1991.

Carrington, Arthur V. Human Rights: A Bibliography. Huntington, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2000.

Cartwright, Rita Cantos; H. Victor Condé. Human Rights in the United States: A Dictionary and Documents. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

Chapman, Audrey R. Health Care Reform: A Human Rights Approach. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1994.

Charlton, James I. Nothing About Us, Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998.

Clark, Ann Marie. Diplomacy of Conscience: Amnesty International and Changing Human Rights Norms. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Claude, Richard Pierre. Popular Education for Human Rights: 24 Participatory Exercises for Facilitators and Teachers. Amsterdam; Cambridge, MA: Human Rights Education Associates, 2000.

Cleary, Edward L. Struggle for Human Rights in Latin America. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997.

Cohen, Stanley. States of Denial: Knowing About Atrocities and Suffering. Cambridge, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Conroy, John. Unspeakable Acts, Ordinary People: The Dynamics of Torture. New York, NY: Knopf, 2000 1st edition.

Compa, Lance A., Stephen F. Diamond, Human Rights, Labor Rights, and International Trade. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.

Cook, Rebecca J. Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

Cornelius. Wayne A.; Philip L. Martin; James Frank Hollifield. Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994.

Cuomo, Kerry; Eddie Adams; Nan Richardson. Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World. New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 2000 1st edition.

Donnelly, Jack. Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002 2nd edition.

Drinan, Robert F. Mobilization of Shame: A World View of Human Rights. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001.

Dworkin, R. M. Life's Dominion: An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom. New York, NY: Knopf, 1993 1st edition.

Dwyer, Kevin. Arab Voices: The Human Rights Debate in the Middle East. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.

Egendorf, Laura K. Human Rights: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2003.

Elbers, Frank, editor. Human Rights Education Resource Book. Cambridge, MA: Human Rights Education Associates, 2000 2nd edition.

Falk, Richard A. Human Rights Horizons: The Pursuit of Justice in a Globalizing World. New York, NY: Routledge, 2000.

Farmer, Paul. Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.

Felice, William F. Taking Suffering Seriously: The Importance of Collective Human Rights. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Des Forges, Alison Liebhafsky. Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda

New York, NY: Human Rights Watch; International Federation of Human Rights, 1999.

Foot, Rosemary. Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle Over Human Rights in China. Oxford, UK; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Forsythe, David P. Internationalization of Human Rights. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1991.

Gewirth, Alan. Community of Rights. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Gibson, John S. Dictionary of International Human Rights Law. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996.

Glendon, Mary Ann. World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Right. New York, NY: Random House, 2001 1st edition.

Gorman, Robert F.; Edward S. Mihalkanin. Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997.

Hartmann, Thom. Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights. New York, NY: Rodale; St. Martin's Press, 2002.

Hayner, Priscilla B. Unspeakable Truths: Facing the Challenge of Truth Commissions. New York, NY: Routledge, 2002.

Hunter, Nan D.; Sherryl E. Michaelson; Thomas B. Stoddard. Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men: The Basic ACLU Guide to a Gay Person's Rights. Carbondale, CA: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992 3rd edition.

Human Rights Watch. Slaughter Among Neighbors: The Political Origins of Communal Violence. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.

Immell, Myra. Ethnic Violence. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2000.

Ishay, Micheline. Human Rights Reader: Major Political Writings, Essays, Speeches, and Documents from the Bible to the Present. New York, NY: Routledge, 1997.

Juviler, Peter H. Freedom's Ordeal: the Struggle for Human Rights and Democracy in Post-Soviet States. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

Keck, Margaret E.; Kathryn Sikkink. Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998.

Laber, Jeri. Courage of Strangers: Coming of Age with the Human Rights Movement. New York, NY: Public Affairs, 2002 1st edition.

La Guardia, Anton. War Without End: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Struggle for a Promised Land (updated Edition of Holy Land, Unholy War: Israelis and Palestinians). New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books, 2002 1st US edition.

Langley, Winston. Encyclopedia of Human Rights Issues Since 1945. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Lauren, Paul Gordon. Evolution of International Human Rights: Visions Seen. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

Lawson, Edward; Mary Lou Bertucci. Encyclopedia of Human Rights. Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis, 1996 2nd edition.

Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon. Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take on the Global Factory. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2001.

Lewis, Jon E. Documentary History of Human Rights: A Record of the Events, Documents and Speeches that Shaped Our World. New York, NY: Carroll & Graf, 2003 1st Carroll & Graf edition.

Liang-Fenton, Debra. Implementing U.S. Human Rights Policy: Agendas, Policies, and Practices. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2004.

Maddex, Robert L. International Encyclopedia of Human Rights: Freedoms, Abuses, and Remedies. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2000.

Mawsilili, Ahmad. Islamic Quest for Democracy, Pluralism, and Human Rights. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2001.

Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics. Boulder, CO: Westview Press; Pinter Publishers, 1991.

Morsink, Johannes. Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Origins, Drafting, and Intent. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Neier, Aryeh. Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights. New York, NY: Public Affairs, 2003 1st edition.

Nino, Carlos Santiago. Ethics of Human Rights. New York, NY: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1991.

Niezen, Ronald. Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.

Power, Jonathan. Like Water on Stone: The Story of Amnesty International. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 2001.

Primus, Richard A. American Language of Rights. Cambridge, UK; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Ramos-Horta, Jose; Jeffrey Hopkins. Art of Peace: Nobel Peace Laureates Discuss Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2000.

Richburg, Keith B. Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1997 1st edition.

Robertson, Geoffrey. Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice. New York, NY: New Press, 2000.

Rotberg, Robert I.; Dennis F. Thompson. Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Sarat, Austin; Thomas R. Kearns. Human Rights: Concepts, Contests, Contingencies. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001.

Schulz, William F. In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2001.

Shattuck, John H. F. Freedom on Fire: Human Rights Wars and America's Response. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Staunton, Marie; Sally Fenn. Amnesty International Handbook. Claremont, CA: Hunter House, 1991 US edition, 1st edition.

United Nations. Human Rights: A Compilation of International Instruments. New York, NY: United Nations, 2002 6th edition.

Wu, Hongda Harry; George Vecsey. Troublemaker: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty. New York, NY: Times Books, 1996 1st edition.



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