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Crimes Against Humanity

by Adam Jones

In this compelling overview, Adam Jones outlines the history and current extent of key crimes against humanity, and highlights the efforts of popular movements to suppress them. Using examples ranging from the genocides in Darfur and Rwanda to ...

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Crimes of Peace

Mediterranean Migrations at the World's Deadliest Border

by Maurizio Albahari

<p>Among the world's hotly contested, obsessively controlled, and often dangerous borders, none is deadlier than the Mediterranean Sea. Since 2000, at least 25,000 people have lost their lives attempting to reach Italy and the rest of Europe, ...

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Criminal Disenfranchisement in an International Perspective

by Alec C. Ewald & Brandon Rottinghaus

<p>This collection of original essays by leading scholars and advocates offers the first international examination of the nature, causes, and effects of laws regulating voting by people with criminal convictions. In deciding whether prisoners ...

ISBN: 9780511738753

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Crisis and Rebellion in the Ottoman Empire

The Downfall of a Sultan in the Age of Revolution

by Aysel Yildiz

<p>In 1807 the reformist Sultan Selim III was overthrown in a palace coup enacted by the elite special forces of the day – the Janissaries. The Ottomans were bankrupt and had been forced to make peace with Napoleon after Austerlitz, but it was ...

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Critical Human Rights, Citizenship, and Democracy Education

Entanglements and Regenerations

by Michalinos Zembylas & André Keet

<p><em>Critical Human Rights, Citizenship, and Democracy Education</em> presents new scholarly research that views human rights, democracy and citizenship education as a critical project. Written by an international line-up of contributors ...

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Critical Literacy Initiatives for Civic Engagement

by Angela M. Cartwright & Emily K. Reeves

<p>Civics and citizenship focus on providing students with the disposition and tools to effectively engage with their government. Critical literacy is necessary for responsible citizenship in a world where the quantity of information overwhelms ...

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Crusade 2.0

The West's Resurgent War on Islam

by John Feffer

<i>Crusade 2.0</i> discusses the resurgence of anti-Islamic sentiment in the US and three “unfinished wars” that have deeply influenced the West: the Crusades, the Cold War, and the current “war on terror” that continues to dominate U.S ...

ISBN: 9780872865457

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Cyber Justice

Human Rights and Good Governance for the Internet

by Anja Mihr

<p>This book introduces Cyber Justice as a viable approach for promoting good governance based on human rights norms in the internet. The author defines cyberspace as a borderless public space without common rules or government control ...

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Daisaku Ikeda and Dialogue for Peace

by Olivier Urbain

<p>The prominent Buddhist religious leader and advocate for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has placed dialogue at the centre of his efforts towards securing global justice and conflict resolution. However, far from constituting abstract plans for the ...

ISBN: 9780857734136

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Damages for Violations of Human Rights

A Comparative Study of Domestic Legal Systems

by Ewa Baginska

<p>This volume analyses the legal grounds, premises and extent of pecuniary compensation for violations of human rights in national legal systems. The scope of comparison includes liability regimes in general and in detail, the correlation ...

ISBN: 9783319189505

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Dangerous Talk

Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

by David Cressy

<p>Dangerous Talk examines the 'lewd, ungracious, detestable, opprobrious, and rebellious-sounding' speech of ordinary men and women who spoke scornfully of kings and queens. Eavesdropping on lost conversations, it reveals the expressions that ...

ISBN: 9780191609862

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Daring to Dream

A Handbook for Hope in the Time of Trump

by Angelo Bolotta

<p>Throughout human history, great and free nations have been built on noble dreams. Recently, in some once promising nations, dreams of betterment and possibility, have been effectively compromised. The current political landscape, featuring ...

ISBN: 9781771833424

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Darkness Now Visible

Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance

by Carol Gilligan & David A. J. Richards

<p>In the fall of 2016 those promoting patriarchal ideals saw their champion Donald Trump elected president of the United States and showed us how powerful patriarchy still is in American society and culture. Darkness Now Visible: Patriarchy's ...

ISBN: 9781108670586

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Data-Based Child Advocacy

Using Statistical Indicators to Improve the Lives of Children

by William P. O'Hare

<p>This book locates, organizes and summarizes information about the use of child indicators in an advocacy context. It provides a conceptual framework that allows readers to see a wide variety of work as part of a unified field. It provides a ...

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Dealing with Wars and Dictatorships

Legal Concepts and Categories in Action

by Guillaume Mouralis & Liora Israël

<p>Democratic ‘transitions’ in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and South Africa, often studied under the conceptual rubric of ‘transitional justice’, have involved the formation of public policies toward the past that are multifaceted and often ...

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Debating Rights Inflation in Canada

A Sociology of Human Rights

by Dominique Clément

<p>Human rights has become the dominant vernacular for framing social problems around the world. In this book, Dominique Clément presents a paradox in politics, law, and social practice: he argues that whereas framing grievances as human rights ...

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Decolonising International Law

Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality

by Sundhya Pahuja

<p>The universal promise of contemporary international law has long inspired countries of the Global South to use it as an important field of contestation over global inequality. Taking three central examples, Sundhya Pahuja argues that this ...

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Deep Commitments

The Past, Present, and Future of Religious Liberty

by Trevor Burrus & David McDonald

<p>Throughout our history, Americans have been a highly religious people. Indeed, many of the original colonists came to the New World specifically to escape religious persecution. And though somewhat less devout than we once were, the United ...

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Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

by Alain Duplouy & Roger W. Brock

<p>Citizenship is a major feature of contemporary national and international politics, but rather than being a modern phenomenon it is in fact a legacy of ancient Greece. The concept of membership of a community and participation in its social ...

ISBN: 9780192549235

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Defying Convention

US Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights

by Lisa Baldez

<p>The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) articulates what has now become a global norm. CEDAW establishes the moral, civic, and political equality of women; women's right to be free from ...

ISBN: 9781139986540

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