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  1. #HumanRights
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  2. The Grip of Sexual Violence in Conflict
    Contemporary feminist advocacy in human rights, international criminal law, and peace and security is gripped by the issue of sexual violence in conflict. But it hasn't always been this way. Analyzing feminist international legal... Learn More
    Published: 18th February 2020
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  3. When Misfortune Becomes Injustice
    When Misfortune Becomes Injustice surveys the progress and challenges faced in deploying human rights to advance health and social equality over the last thirty years, with a particular focus on women's health and sexual and reproductive... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2020
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  4. The Politics of Love in Myanmar
    The Politics of Love in Myanmar offers an intimate ethnographic account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar's post-2011 political transition. Lynette J. Chua explores how these activists devoted themselves... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2018
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  5. Branding Humanity
    The Save Darfur movement gained an international following, garnering widespread international attention to this remote Sudanese territory. Celebrities and other notable public figures participated in human rights campaigns to... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2018
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  6. Remote Freedoms
    What does it mean to be a "rights-holder" and how does it come about? Remote Freedoms explores the contradictions and tensions of localized human rights work in very remote Indigenous communities. Based on field research with... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2018
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  7. Letters to the Contrary
    This remarkable collection of letters reveals the debate over universal human rights. Prominent mid-twentieth-century intellectuals and leaders—including Gandhi, T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Aldous Huxley, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Arnold... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2018
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  8. Just Violence
    This book examines the beliefs of law enforcement officers who support the use of torture and the implications of these beliefs for officers' responses to human rights activism and education.... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2017
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  9. Bodies of Truth
    Bodies of Truth offers an intimate account of how apartheid victims deal with the long-term effects of violence, focusing on the intertwined themes of embodiment, injury, victimhood, and memory. In 2002, victims of apartheid-era... Learn More
    Published: 12th October 2016
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  10. Rights After Wrongs
    The international legal framework of human rights presents itself as universal. But rights do not exist as a mere framework; they are enacted, practiced, and debated in local contexts. Rights After Wrongs ethnographically explores... Learn More
    Published: 25th May 2016
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  11. If God Were a Human Rights Activist
    Human rights must be profoundly reconstructed, if not reinvented, if they are to confront successfully the challenges posed by the rise of political theologies and their rival conceptions of human dignity.... Learn More
    Published: 29th April 2015
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  12. Digging for the Disappeared
    The mass graves from our long human history of genocide, massacres, and violent conflict form an underground map of atrocity that stretches across the planet's surface. In the past few decades, due to rapidly developing technologies... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
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  13. Of Medicines and Markets
    Through an examination of the pharmaceutical industry and access to medicine in Central America, this book considers whether health is a human right or a commodity, and whether human rights advocacy is an antidote to the advance... Learn More
    Published: 5th June 2013
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  14. The Rise and Fall of Human Rights
    Explores the dialectic of cynicism and hope and the role of human rights in the production of rule in the occupied Palestinian territories.... Learn More
    Published: 8th May 2013
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  15. Campaigning for Justice
    Explores the strategies behind some of the most innovative human rights campaigns and exciting human rights victories of recent years.... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2012
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  16. In the Wake of Neoliberalism
    Examining the ways in which "rights talk" is used and adapted locally by groups in Argentina, this book explores the relationship between ideas of human rights, rights of citizenship, and the concrete and envisioned social relationships... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2012
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