Human Rights

International Human Rights

Jack Donnelly and Daniel J. Whelan

Fifth Edition • July 18, 2017 • 288 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$32.99 CAD

Both a text that examines the rise of international human rights policy in the post-World War II era as well as one that offers original and current contributions to the key debates in the field; the definitive resource for students in international relations and international law.

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Women’s Movements in the Global Era: The Power of Local Feminisms

Edited by Amrita Basu

Second Edition • December 6, 2016 • 512 pages

Print: $49.00 USD/$63.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$43.99 CAD

This book provides a path-breaking study of the genesis, growth, gains, and dilemmas of women’s movements throughout the world.

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Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium

Anne Sisson Runyan, V. Spike Peterson

Fourth Edition • December 3, 2013 • 360 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$53.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

Accessible and student-friendly for both undergraduate and graduate courses, authors Anne Sisson Runyan and V. Spike Peterson analyze gendered divisions of power and resources that contribute to the worldwide crises of representation, violence, and sustainability.

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Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics

Ann Elizabeth Mayer

Fifth Edition • July 31, 2012 • 320 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$52.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Islam and Human Rights is a probing examination of how the Islamic tradition has been exploited for political ends by regimes and institutions seeking to legitimize policies inimical to human rights. Ann Elizabeth Mayer critically appraises Islamic human rights schemes that dilute the human rights afforded by international law, comparing…

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Political Worlds of Women: Activism, Advocacy, and Governance in the Twenty-First Century

Mary Hawkesworth

First Edition • February 1, 2012 • 448 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$49.99 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Provides a comprehensive overview of women’s political activism, comparing formal and informal channels of power from official institutions of state to grassroots mobilizations and Internet campaigns.

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Human Security in a Borderless World

Derek S. Reveron; Kathleen A. Mahoney-Norris

First Edition • February 1, 2011 • 272 pages

Print: $34.00 USD/$43.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

An essential text for today’s courses on security studies, foreign policy, international relations, and global issues. Richly illustrated and accessibly written, Human Security in a Borderless World is designed to encourage critical thinking and bring the material to life for students.

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Ethnic Conflict in World Politics

Barbara Harff; Ted Robert Gurr

Second Edition • August 1, 2003 • 256 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This second edition of Ethnic Conflict in World Politics is an introduction to a new era in which civil society, states, and international actors attempt to channel ethnic challenges to world order and security into conventional politics. From Africa’s post-colonial rebellions in the 1960s and 1970s to anti-immigrant violence in…

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Humanitarian Challenges and Intervention: Second Edition

Thomas G Weiss; Cindy Collins

Second Edition • August 1, 2000 • 240 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$82.50 CAD

There are two distinct contemporary challenges to the relief of war-induced human suffering—one within the institutions that make up the international humanitarian system, the other on the ground in war zones. Varied interests, resources, and organizational structures within institutions hamper the effectiveness of efforts on behalf of war victims. And…

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The Proliferation of Rights: Moral Progress or Empty Rhetoric

Carl Wellman

First Edition • November 6, 1998 • 200 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$48.99 CAD

The Proliferation of Rights explores how the assertion of rights has expanded dramatically since World War II. Carl Wellman illuminates for the reader the historical developments in each of the major categories of rights, including human rights, civil rights, women’s rights, patient rights, and animal rights. He concludes by assessing…

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Thinking About International Ethics: Moral Theory and Cases from American Foreign Policy

Frances V Harbour

First Edition • September 25, 1998 • 224 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$83.99 CAD

Although the initial optimism surrounding the so-called New World Order has faded, the importance of moral and ethical values continues to affect political debate throughout the world. In this book, Frances Harbour demonstrates through case studies how people of different moral perspectives can approach the problem of international ethics. She…

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