Human Rights


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Introduction - Michael Goodhart Part I: Human Rights and Politics 1: Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights - Anthony J. Langlois 2: Human Rights as a Critique of Power: Feminist and Non-Western Approaches - Brooke Ackerly 3: Human Rights in International Relations - Tim Dunne and Marianne Hanson 4: Human Rights in International Law - Rhona K. M. Smith 5: Human Rights in Comparative Politics - Sonia Cardenas 6: Sociological and Anthropological Approaches - Damien Short 7: The Critique of Human Rights - David Chandler 8: Measuring Human Rights - Todd Landman and Larissa KerstenPart II: Human Rights in Practice 9: Global Civil Society and Human Rights - Marlies Glasius and Doutje Lettinga 10: Religion and Human Rights - Roja Fazaeli 11: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights - Christine Keating and Cynthia Burack 12: Human Rights and Politics in Development - Sakiko Fukuda-Parr 13: Economic Globalization and Human Rights - David L. Richards 14: Political Democracy and State Repression of Minorities - Christian Davenport 15: Torture - William F. Schulz 16: Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation - Andrea M. Bertone 17: Children's Human Rights - Vanessa Pupavac 18: Human Rights and Forced Migration - Gil Loescher 19: Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights - Paul Havemann 20: Genocide and Human Rights - Scott Straus 21: Humanitarian Intervention - Alan J. Kuperman 22: Transitional Justice - Joanna R. Quinn 23: Human Rights and the Environment - John Barry and Kerri Woods

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Michael Goodhart is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He also has secondary appointments in Philosophy and Women's Studies.Contributors: Michael Goodhart, University of Pittsburgh, USAAnthony J. Langlois, Flinders University, AustraliaBrooke Ackerly, Vanderbilt University, USATim Dunne, University of Queensland, AustraliaMarianne Hanson, University of Queensland, AustraliaRhona K. M. Smith, Northumbria University, UKSonia Cardenas, Trinity College, USADamien Short, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UKDavid Chandler, University of Westminster, UKTodd Landman, University of Essex, UKLarissa Kersten, University of Essex, UKMarlies Glasius, University of Amsterdam, the NetherlandsRoja Fazaeli, Trinity College Dublin, IrelandDoutje Lettinga, Amnesty International, the NetherlandsChristine Keating, Ohio State University, USACynthia Burack, Ohio State University, USASakiko Fukuda-Parr, The New School, USADavid L. Richards, University of Connecticut, USAChristian Davenport, University of Michigan, USAWilliam F. Schulz, formerly of Amnesty International, USAAndrea M. Bertone,, USAVanessa Pupavac, University of Nottingham, UKGil Loescher, University of Oxford, UKPaul Havemann, James Cook University, AustraliaScott Straus, University of Wisconsin, USAAlan J. Kuperman, University of Texas, USAJoanna R. Quinn, Western University, CanadaJohn Barry, Queen's University Belfast, UKKerri Woods, University of Leeds, UK


Review(s) from previous edition"The main features that set this textbook apart are the breadth of its coverage and its connection to the current human rights literature. There just isn't a comparable textbook that is better designed for undergraduates." - Chad Clay, University of Georgia, USA"The best comprehensive text I have found for an introductory human rights course." - Jeff Bachmann, The American University, USA

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