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List of Human Rights Books Considered for the APSA—Human Rights Section Best Book Award Committee (2010)
1. Andrew Altman and Christopher Heath Wellman, A Liberal Theory of International Justice, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
2. Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter, The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
3. David Beckwith, A New Day in the Delta: Inventing School Desegregation as you go, Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama Press, 2009.
4. Charles R. Beitz and Robert E. Goodin eds., Global Basic Rights, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
5. Charles R. Beitz, The Idea of Human Rights, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
6. Clifford Bob ed., The International Struggle for New Human Rights, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.
7. David Boucher, The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition, NY: Oxford University Press, 2009.
8. Alison Brysk, Global Good Samaritans: Human Rights as Foreign Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
9. Sonia Cardenas, Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.
10. David Cole ed., The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable, New York: The New Press, 2009.
11. Anne-Marie Cusac, Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2009.
12. Mark Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz eds., The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law, New York: New York University Press, 2009.
13. Laurel E. Fletcher and Eric Stover, The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
14. Mark Freeman, Necessary Evils: Amnestis and the Search for Justice, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
15. David N. Gibbs, First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.
16. Bernd Greiner, War Without Fronts: The USA in Vietnam, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2009.
17. Michael L. Gross, Moral Dilemmas of Modern War: Torture, Assassination and Blackmail in an Age of Asymmetric Conflict, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
18. Amanda F. Grzyb ed., The World and Darfur: International Response to Crimes Against Humanity in Western Sudan, Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2009.
19. J. William Harris, The Hanging of Thomas Jeremiah: A Free Black Man's Encounter with Liberty, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
20. Richard P. Hiskes, The Human Right to a Green Future: Human Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. (Co-Winner of 2010 Best Book Award).
21. Mark S. Keride, Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds: South Africa and the United States, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
22. David Kinley, Civilizing Globalization: Human Rights and the Global Economy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
23. Todd Landman and Edzia Carvalho, Measuring Human Rights, New York: The New York Press, 2009.
24. Jeremy I. Levitt and Matthew C. Whitaker eds., Hurricane Katrina: America's Unnatural Disaster, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
25. Ellen L. Lutz and Caitlin Reiger eds., Prosecuting Heads of State, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
26. Anouar Majid, We are all Moors: Ending Centuries of Crusades Against Muslims and other Minorities, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
27. Joyce Lee Malcolm, Peter's War: A New England Slave Boy and the American Revolution, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
28. Julie A. Mertus, Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.
29. Shadi Mokhtari, After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. (Co-Winner of 2010 Best Book Award).
30. Kate Nash, The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the United States and the United Kingdom, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
31. Wiktor Osiatynski, HumanRights and Their Limits, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
32. Jean H. Quataert, Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilization in Global Politics, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.
33. Ayelet Shachar, The Birthright Lottery: Citizenship and Global Inequality, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
34. Beth A. Simmons, Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
35. Valerie Sperling, Altered States: The Globalization of Accountability, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
36. Patricia Sullivan, Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement, New York: The New Press, 2009.
37. Gebru Tareke, The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
38. David Vine, Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.
39. Maxwell Yalden, Transforming Rights: Reflections From the Front Lines, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009.
List of Human Rights Books' Considered for the APSA—Human Rights Section Best Book Award Committee (2009)
1. Alexander Tsesis, We Shall Overcome: A History of Civil Rights and the Law, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2008.
2. Anirudh Krishna, ed., Poverty, Participation, and Democracy: A Global Perspective, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
3. Ariadna Estevez, Human Rights and Free Trade in Mexico: A Discursive and Sociopolitical Perspective, New York, PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2008.
4. Barbara Bennett Woodhouse, Hidden in Plain Sight: the Tragedy of Children's Rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2008.
5. Benjamin N. Schiff, Building the International Criminal Court, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
6. Brooke A. Ackerly, Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
7. C. William Walldorf, Jr., Just Politics: Human Rights and the Foreign Policy of Great Powers, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2008.
8. Carl J. Bon Tempo, Americans at the Gate: The United States and Refugees during the Cold War, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2008.
9. Daniel M. Brinks, The Judicial Response to Police Killings in Latin America: Inequality and the Rule of Law, Cambridge, Cambridge University, Press, 2008.
10. David Elits, eds., Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2008.
11. David D. Gow, Countering Development: Indigenous Modernity and the Moral Imagination, Durham, Duke University Press, 2008.
12. Ernest Freeberg, Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, The Great War, and The Right to Dissent, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2008.
13. Gareth Evans, The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and For All, Washington, Brooking Institution Press, 2008.
14. Gary J. Bass, Freedom's Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
15. Jane McAdam, Forced Migration, Human Rights and Security, Portland, Hart Publishing, 2008.
16. Jeffrey Davis, Justice across Borders: the Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008
17. Jens Meierhenrich, The Legacies of Law: Long-Run Consequences of Legal Development in South Africa, 1652-2000, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008. 1
18. Jeremy Sarkin, ed., Human Rights in African Prisons, Athens, Ohio University Research in International Studies, 2008.
19. John Charvet and Elisa Kaczynska-Nay, The Liberal Project and Human Rights: The Theory and Practice of a New World Order, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
20. Kathleen M. Fallon, Democracy and the Rise of Women's Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa, Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
21. Kevin Bales, eds., To Please Our Own Cause: Personal Stories by Today's Slaves, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2008.
22. Kristin Bumiller, In an Abusive State: How Neoliberalism Appropriated the Feminist Movement against Sexual Violence, Durham, Duke University Press, 2008.
23. Lisa Margarrell and Joya Wesley, Learning from Greensboro, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
24. Louise Mallinder, Amnesty, Human Rights and Political Transitions: Bridging the Peace and Justice Divide, Portland, Hart Publishing, 2008.
25. Margaret R. Somers, Genealogies of Citizenship: Markets, Statelessness, and the Right to Have Rights, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
26. Miriam Smith, Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada, New York, Routledge, 2008.
27. Patricia Heberer, eds., Atrocities on Trial: Historical Perspectives on the Politics of Prosecuting War Crimes, Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
28. Paul J. Nelson and Ellen Ellen Dorsey, New Rights Advocacy: Changing Strategies of Development and Humans Rights NGO's, Washington, Georgetown University Press, 2008.
29. Pekka Hamalainen, The Comanche Empire, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2008.
30. Ralph Wilde, International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008.
31. Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann and Anthony P. Lombardo, Reparations to Africa, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
32. Robert H. Bates,When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
33. Roger Normand and Sarah Zaidi, Human Rights at the UN: The Political History of Universal Justice, Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2008.
34. Samantha Power, Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira De Mello and the Fight to Save the World, New York, The Penguin Press, 2008.
35. Stefan Sottiaux, Terrorism and the Limitation of Rights: The ECHR and the US Constitution, Portland, Hart Publishing, 2008.
36. Stuart B. Schwartz, All Can be saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2008.
37. UNICEF, Protecting the World's Children: Impact of the Convention of the Rights of Children in Diverse Legal Systems, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
38. Varun Gauri, eds., Courting Social Justice: Judicial Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
39. Victor Peskin, International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Documents & Reports
UN & NGO Reports
- Statement of the United States of America by Ambassador Stephen Rapp at the 65th Session of the United National General Assemmbly, Internatioonal Criminal Court, Ninth Session of the Assembly of State Parties (December 7, 2010)
- DR Congo: UN releases most extensive report to date on war massacres, rapes
- Briefing to the Security Council on the Recent Violence in Eastern DRC
- UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Report of the Secretary-General on United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, and public information activities in the field of human rights
- Human Rights Documentation for the GA 58 (3rd Committee)
- The ICISS "Responsibility to Protect" Report
- UN Commission on Human Rights
- The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
- In Larger Freedom: Report of the Secretary-General
- Documents on High Commissioner for Human Rights (non live)
- Treaty Body Database, Documents by Treaty
- Human Rights and Disability
- Democracy and Human Rights (UNHCHR)
- Documents on Human Rights in Development
- Report of the High Commissioner of Human Rights on economic, social and cultural rights: Human Rights, Trade and Investment (ECOSOC, 2 July 2003)
- Selected Reports from Human Rights Watch
- World Report 2006
Global report on human rights in 2006
- Weighing the Evidence Lessons from the Slobodan Milosevic Trial
- Judge, Jury, and Executioner Torture and Extrajudicial Killings by Bangladesh's Elite Security Force
- "A Great Danger for Lawyers" New Regulatory Curbs on Lawyers Representing Protesters
- "The Silent Treatment" Fleeing Iraq, Surviving in Jordan
- Judging Dujail
The First Trial before the Iraqi High Tribunal
- Still Not Fully Protected
Rights to Freedom of Expression and Information under Angola's New Press Law
- "Children of the Dust"
Abuse of Hanoi Street Children in Detention
- Widespread Torture in the Chechen Republic
Human Rights Watch Brief for the 37th Session UN Committee against Torture
- Building Towers, Cheating Workers
Exploitation of Migrant Construction Workers in the United Arab Emirates
- UPC Crimes in Ituri (2002 - 2003)
- A Question of Security
Violence against Palestinian Women and Girls
- Dangerous Ambivalence
UK Policy on Torture since 9/11
- European Court and Commission of Human Rights
The Brutal Suppression of Dissent in Zimbabwe
- Still Making Their Own Rules
Ongoing Impunity for Police Beatings, Rape, and Torture in Papua New Guinea
- "We flee when we see them"
Abuses with Impunity at the National Intelligence Service in Burundi
- The Selection of Situations and Cases for Trial before the International Criminal Court
A Human Rights Watch Policy Paper
- World Report 2005
Global report on human rights in 2005
- Guantanamo: Detainee Accounts (October 2004)
- Chile: Undue Process (October 2004)
- Iraq: State of Evidence (November 2004)
- Living in Fear: Child Soldiers and the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka
- World Report 2004: Human Rights and Armed Conflict
- Democratic Republic of Congo: Confronting Impunity
- Reports and Press Releases on Arms and Weapons
- Reports and Press Releases on Human Rights of Refugees
- Sudan: Oil, and Human Rights
- Spreading Despair: Russian Abuses in Ingushetia
- Broken Promises: Impediment to Refugee Return to Croatia
- Selected Reports from Amnesty International (not live)
- Clouds of Injustice: Bhopal 20 years on (November 2004)
- Mexico: Indigenous women and military injustice (November 2004)
- Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women - Weakening the protection of women from violence (November 2004)
- USA: Human dignity denied: Torture and accountability in the 'war on terror'
- Israel and the Occupied Territories: The place for fence/wall in international law
(February 19, 2004)
- Summary of Stakeholder (Civil Society) Reports submitted to the UPR (November 2010)
- Report of the United States of America Submitted to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights In Conjunction with the Universal Periodic Review (August 2010)
- US International Religious Freedom Report 2006
- Killing and Refugee Flow in Kosovo: March - June, 1999. A Report to the ICTY by American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Bar Association, Central and Eastern European Law Initiative
(3 January 2002)
- Report on Genocide in Rwanda
- Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Publications and Reports
- The National Human Rights Institutions Forum
- Regional Reports
- National Reports
- Thematic Reports
(Racism and Discrimination, Disability, Rights of Minorities, and Indigenous People)
- US State Department, US 2005 Human Rights Country Reports, 2006
- Defensorías del pueblo en le Región Andina: experiencias comparadas, Comisión Andina de Juristas CAJ/ Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, Lima, Peru, (2001)
- National Human Rights Institutions - Amnesty International's recommendations for effective protection and promotion of human rights (PDF October 2001)
- National Human Rights Institutions - Best Practice, (2001)
- Commonwealth Secretariat (3 January 2002)