Friday, April 10, 2009
Human Rights Best Books from the American Political Science Association-Human Rights Section
The Section on Human Rights was established to encourage scholarship and facilitate exchange of data and research findings on all components of human rights (e.g., civil, political, economic, social, cultural, environmental), their relationship, determinants and consequences of human rights policies, structure and influence of human rights organizations, development, implementation, impact on international conventions, and changes in the international human rights regime.
2008. Darius Rejali. Reed College. Torture and Democracy.Princeton University Press.
2007. Stephen Hopgood, University of London
Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International (Cornell University Press, 2006.)
2006. Eric Stover, University of California, Berkeley
The Witnesses: War Crimes and the Promise of Justice in the Hague (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005).
2004. Rhoda E. Howard-Hassman, Wilfred Laurier University
Compassionate Canadians: Civic Leaders Discuss Human Rights (University of Toronto Press,2003).
2003. Richard Pierre Claude, University of Maryland. Science in the Service of Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002).