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The Relative Universality Of Human Rights (Revised), Jack Donnelly Dec 2006

The Relative Universality Of Human Rights (Revised), Jack Donnelly

Human Rights & Human Welfare

© Jack Donnelly. All rights reserved.

This article is forthcoming in Human Rights Quarterly.

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(Not Yet) Taking Rights Seriously: The House Of Lords In Begum V. Headteacher And Governors Of Denbigh High School, Gareth Davies Nov 2006

(Not Yet) Taking Rights Seriously: The House Of Lords In Begum V. Headteacher And Governors Of Denbigh High School, Gareth Davies

Human Rights & Human Welfare

© Gareth Davies. All rights reserved.

This paper may be freely circulated in electronic or hard copy provided it is not modified in any way, the rights of the author not infringed, and the paper is not quoted or cited without express permission of the author. The editors cannot guarantee a stable URL for any paper posted here, nor will they be responsible for notifying others if the URL is changed or the paper is taken off the site. Electronic copies of this paper may not be posted on any other website without express permission of the author.


Beyond Bankovic: Extraterritorial Application Of The European Convention On Human Rights, Federico Sperotto Nov 2006

Beyond Bankovic: Extraterritorial Application Of The European Convention On Human Rights, Federico Sperotto

Human Rights & Human Welfare

The obligations set forth in the international and regional instruments on human rights are considered as having a strictly territorial scope. States parties have the duty to guarantee the rights recognized in the treaties to all individuals within their territories. The territorial reach of these obligations is expanding by way of interpretation. In its decision on Bankovic, the European Court reduced the impact of this international trend toward a progressive enlargement of the protection granted by human rights treaties, affirming those attacks conducted by NATO against Yugoslavia in 1999 fell out of the extraterritorial reach of the European Convention. After …


J. Eric Dibbern On Forbidden Families: Family Unification And Child Registration In East Jerusalem By Yael Stein. Hamoked: Center For The Defense Of The Individual, 2004. 41pp., J. Eric Dibbern Nov 2006

J. Eric Dibbern On Forbidden Families: Family Unification And Child Registration In East Jerusalem By Yael Stein. Hamoked: Center For The Defense Of The Individual, 2004. 41pp., J. Eric Dibbern

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Forbidden Families: Family Unification and Child Registration in East Jerusalem by Yael Stein. HaMoked: Center for the Defense of the Individual, 2004. 41pp.


Sarah Bania-Dobyns On New Terror, New Wars By Paul Gilbert. Washington, Dc: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 176pp., Sarah Bania-Dobyns Nov 2006

Sarah Bania-Dobyns On New Terror, New Wars By Paul Gilbert. Washington, Dc: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 176pp., Sarah Bania-Dobyns

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

New Terror, New Wars by Paul Gilbert. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 176pp.


Labor’S Human Rights: A Review Of The Nature And Status Of Core Labor Rights As Human Rights, Roy J. Adams Oct 2006

Labor’S Human Rights: A Review Of The Nature And Status Of Core Labor Rights As Human Rights, Roy J. Adams

Human Rights & Human Welfare

© Roy J. Adams. All rights reserved.

This paper may be freely circulated in electronic or hard copy provided it is not modified in any way, the rights of the author not infringed, and the paper is not quoted or cited without express permission of the author. The editors cannot guarantee a stable URL for any paper posted here, nor will they be responsible for notifying others if the URL is changed or the paper is taken off the site. Electronic copies of this paper may not be posted on any other website without express permission of the author.


Kimberly Lanegran On Telling The Truths: Truth Telling And Peace Building In Post-Conflict Societies. Edited By Tristan Anne Borer. Notre Dame, In: University Of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 316 Pp., Kimberly Lanegran Oct 2006

Kimberly Lanegran On Telling The Truths: Truth Telling And Peace Building In Post-Conflict Societies. Edited By Tristan Anne Borer. Notre Dame, In: University Of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 316 Pp., Kimberly Lanegran

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Telling the Truths: Truth Telling and Peace Building in Post-Conflict Societies. Edited by Tristan Anne Borer. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 316 pp.


Gabriel H. Teninbaum On The Witnesses: War Crimes And The Promise Of Justice In The Hague By Eric Stover. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 230 Pp., Gabriel H. Teninbaum Esq. Oct 2006

Gabriel H. Teninbaum On The Witnesses: War Crimes And The Promise Of Justice In The Hague By Eric Stover. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 230 Pp., Gabriel H. Teninbaum Esq.

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Witnesses: War Crimes and the Promise of Justice in The Hague by Eric Stover. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 230 pp.


Sonia Cardenas On Human Rights In The Arab World: Independent Voices. Edited By Anthony Chase And Amr Hamzawy. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 336 Pp., Sonia Cardenas Oct 2006

Sonia Cardenas On Human Rights In The Arab World: Independent Voices. Edited By Anthony Chase And Amr Hamzawy. Philadelphia: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 336 Pp., Sonia Cardenas

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices. Edited by Anthony Chase and Amr Hamzawy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 336 pp.


Kurt Mills On The Dark Sides Of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism By David Kennedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 400 Pp., Kurt Mills Sep 2006

Kurt Mills On The Dark Sides Of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism By David Kennedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 400 Pp., Kurt Mills

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism by David Kennedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 400 pp.


Richard Burchill On International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases And Analysis By Francisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard J. Wilson, Jonathan S. Simon, And Mark V. Tushnet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 1022 Pp., Richard Burchill Sep 2006

Richard Burchill On International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases And Analysis By Francisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard J. Wilson, Jonathan S. Simon, And Mark V. Tushnet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 1022 Pp., Richard Burchill

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases and Analysis by Francisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard J. Wilson, Jonathan S. Simon, and Mark V. Tushnet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 1022 pp.


Richard Burchill On The Practice And Procedure Of The Inter-American Court Of Human Rights By Jo M. Pasqualucci. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 488pp., Richard Burchill Jun 2006

Richard Burchill On The Practice And Procedure Of The Inter-American Court Of Human Rights By Jo M. Pasqualucci. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 488pp., Richard Burchill

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Practice and Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights by Jo M. Pasqualucci. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 488pp.


Is Humanity Enough? The Secular Theology Of Human Rights, Peter Fitzpatrick May 2006

Is Humanity Enough? The Secular Theology Of Human Rights, Peter Fitzpatrick

Human Rights & Human Welfare

© Peter Fitzpatrick. All rights reserved.

This paper may be freely circulated in electronic or hard copy provided it is not modified in any way, the rights of the author not infringed, and the paper is not quoted or cited without express permission of the author. The editors cannot guarantee a stable URL for any paper posted here, nor will they be responsible for notifying others if the URL is changed or the paper is taken off the site. Electronic copies of this paper may not be posted on any other website without express permission of the author.


Christiane Wilke On Global Justice Or Global Revenge? International Criminal Justice At The Crossroads By Hans Köchler. New York: Springer, 2003., Christiane Wilke May 2006

Christiane Wilke On Global Justice Or Global Revenge? International Criminal Justice At The Crossroads By Hans Köchler. New York: Springer, 2003., Christiane Wilke

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Global Justice or Global Revenge? International Criminal Justice at the Crossroads by Hans Köchler. New York: Springer, 2003.


Christina M. Cerna On The Torture Papers: The Road To Abu Ghraib. Edited By Karen J. Greenberg And Joshua L. Dratel. Cambridge, Ma: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 1249 Pp., Christina M. Cerna Feb 2006

Christina M. Cerna On The Torture Papers: The Road To Abu Ghraib. Edited By Karen J. Greenberg And Joshua L. Dratel. Cambridge, Ma: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 1249 Pp., Christina M. Cerna

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib. Edited by Karen J. Greenberg and Joshua L. Dratel. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 1249 pp.


Are Workers Rights Human Rights And Would It Matter If They Were?, Richard Mcintyre Jan 2006

Are Workers Rights Human Rights And Would It Matter If They Were?, Richard Mcintyre

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops by J.S. Ross. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004. 396pp.

and

Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization? by Kimberly Ann Elliott and Richard B. Freeman. Washington: Institute for International Economics, 2003. 175pp.


The Limits Of Intervention—Humanitarian Or Otherwise, J. Peter Pham Jan 2006

The Limits Of Intervention—Humanitarian Or Otherwise, J. Peter Pham

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism by David Kennedy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. 400 pp.

and

At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention by David Rieff. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 288 pp.


Religion, Politics And Human Rights: Understanding The Role Of Christianity In The Promotion Of Human Rights, Barbara Ann Rieffer Jan 2006

Religion, Politics And Human Rights: Understanding The Role Of Christianity In The Promotion Of Human Rights, Barbara Ann Rieffer

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Global Face of Public Faith by David Hollenbach. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. 259pp.

and

For All Peoples and All Nations by John Nurser. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2005. 209pp.


How To Recapture Human Rights Within The Political: Validating The Discourse Theory Approach, Magdalena Zolkos Jan 2006

How To Recapture Human Rights Within The Political: Validating The Discourse Theory Approach, Magdalena Zolkos

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Human Rights and Democracy: Discourse Theory and Global Rights Institutions by Eva Erman. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. 243 pp.


In Plain Sight? Human Trafficking And Research Challenges, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick Jan 2006

In Plain Sight? Human Trafficking And Research Challenges, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

In Modern Bondage: Sex Trafficking in the Americas. Edited by David E. Guinn and Elissa Steglich. Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers, 2003. 475pp.


Synthesis V. Purity And Large-N Studies: How Might We Assess The Gap Between Promise And Performance?, Will H. Moore Jan 2006

Synthesis V. Purity And Large-N Studies: How Might We Assess The Gap Between Promise And Performance?, Will H. Moore

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Protecting Human Rights: A Comparative Study by Todd Landman. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2005, 231 pp.


Addressing The Gaps—Promise And Performance, Synthesis And Purity, Large-N And Small-N: A Response To Moore, Todd Landman Jan 2006

Addressing The Gaps—Promise And Performance, Synthesis And Purity, Large-N And Small-N: A Response To Moore, Todd Landman

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A response to:

Moore, W. (2006). Synthesis v. purity and large-N studies: How might we assess the gap between promise and performance? Human Rights, Human Welfare, 6(1).


Polemics In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jerome Slater Jan 2006

Polemics In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jerome Slater

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Case for Israel by Alan Dershowitz. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2003. 264pp.

and

Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History by Norman G. Finkelstein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. 332pp.


Examining The Declining Utility Of Military Force, Ali Wyne Jan 2006

Examining The Declining Utility Of Military Force, Ali Wyne

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War by Andrew J. Bacevich. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 270pp.


Contending Interventions: Coming To Terms With The Practice And Process Of Enforcing Compliance, Emilian Kavalski Jan 2006

Contending Interventions: Coming To Terms With The Practice And Process Of Enforcing Compliance, Emilian Kavalski

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The Purpose of Intervention: Changing Beliefs about the Use of Force by Martha Finnemore. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. 174pp.

and

International Intervention in the Post-Cold War World: Moral Responsibility and Power Politics edited by Michael C. Davis, Wolfgang Dietrich, Bettina Scholdan, and Dieter Sepp. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2004. 332pp.


Globalization And The Construction Of Universal Human Rights, Eric K. Leonard Jan 2006

Globalization And The Construction Of Universal Human Rights, Eric K. Leonard

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

The History of Human Rights: From Ancient Times to the Globalization Era by Micheline R. Ishay. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

and

Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization edited by Mahmood Monshipouri, Neil Englehart, Andrew J. Nathan and Kavita Philip. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2003.


Adolf Eichmann: Understanding Evil In Form And Content, Matthew S. Weinert Jan 2006

Adolf Eichmann: Understanding Evil In Form And Content, Matthew S. Weinert

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Criminal Case 40/61, the Trial of Adolf Eichmann by Harry Mulisch. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.


Beyond Power Politics: International Law And Human Rights Discourse In The Post-9/11 World, J. Peter Pham Jan 2006

Beyond Power Politics: International Law And Human Rights Discourse In The Post-9/11 World, J. Peter Pham

Human Rights & Human Welfare

A review of:

Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law by Antony Anghie. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 356 pp.


Human Rights In Latin America: Introduction, Regina Nockerts Jan 2006

Human Rights In Latin America: Introduction, Regina Nockerts

Human Rights & Human Welfare

As with many regions of the world, human rights are an issue of enduring concern for Latin America. The essays and bibliographies in this digest chart the recent history of human rights issues in this region, beginning, in most cases, with the wave of military coups that began in the 1970s, highlighting their lasting effects on the governments, civil societies, and economies of the region today. The cases of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Peru are given here; the Organization of American States (OAS) is also covered.


Human Rights In Latin America: Human Rights In Chile, Stephanie Raessler Jan 2006

Human Rights In Latin America: Human Rights In Chile, Stephanie Raessler

Human Rights & Human Welfare

Chile might evoke memories of Augosto Pinochet and his brutal reign, though there is more to this country than an oppressive authoritarian regime. A history of politics longer than Pinochet's rule has shaped Chile's current situation. Many issues recur across Chilean history, and continue to influence the present.