ix, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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What are Human Rights? Definitions and Typologies of Today's Human Rights Discourse /Julie Harrelson-Stephens and Rhonda L. Callaway What Future for Economic and Social Rights? / David Beetham Basic Rights / Henry Shue The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights / Jerome J. Shestack The Limitations of Using Quantitative Data in Studying Human Rights Abuses / Robert Justin Goldstein Measuring Human Rights: Some Issues and Options / David L. Richards The Political Terror Scale / Mark Gibney and Matthew Dalton How are These Pictures Different? A Quantitative Comparison of the U.S. State Department and Amnesty International Human Rights Reports, 1976-1995 / Steven C. Poe, Sabine C. Carey and Tanya C. Vazquez Using the Physical Quality of Life Index to Explore the Level of Subsistence Rights / Wesley T. Milner and Rhonda L. Callaway The Normative and Institutional Evolution of International Human Rights / Thomas Buergenthal The International Criminal Court Controversy / Robert W. Tucker Refugee Flows as Grounds for International Action / Alan Dowty and Gil Loescher Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks In International Politics / Margaret E. Keck and Katherine Sikkink The Rhetoric of Asian Values / Rhonda L. Callaway Relativism and Universalism in Human Rights: the Case of the Islamic Middle East / Fred Halliday American Muslims and a Meaningful Human Rights Discourse in the Aftermath of September 11, 2001 / Imam Zaid Shakir Restraining Universalism: Africanist Perspectives on Cultural Relativism in the Human Rights Discourse / Bonny Ibhawoh Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account / Dr. Miklos Nyiszli A Cambodian Odyssey / Haing Ngor
[cont.] One Day in My Life / Bobby Sands The Tenth Circle of Hell / Rezak Hukanovic Machete Season / Jean Hatzfeld Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy / Kevin Bales Trafficking in Women's Bodies, Then and Now: The Issue of Military 'Comfort Women': Kazuko Watanabe Rights of Women with Islamic Communities / Riffat Hassan Female Circumcision Comes to America / Linda Burstyn Child Labor as a Human Rights Issue: Efforts, Mistakes, and Solutions / Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat Child Marriage in Afghanistan and Pakistan / Andrew Bushell Child Slaves in Modern India: The Bonded Labor Problem / Lee Tucker The Sex Trade Industry's Worldwide Exploitation of Children / R. Barri Flowers The Political Economy of War-Affected Children / Steven Hick Achieving Human Rights: The Globalization Debate / Julie Harrelson-Stephens Globalization and Human Rights / Robert McCorquodale and Richard Fairbrother The Tragedy of Tauccamarca: A Human Rights Perspective on the Pesticide Poisoning of 24 Children in the Peruvian Andes / Erike Rosenthal Strategic Violations: The Outsourcing of Human Rights Abuses / Neve Gordon The Singer Solution to Poverty / Peter Singer Toward a Theory of Terrorism / Rhonda L. Callaway and Julie Harrelson-Stephens Leading by Example? U.S. Interrogation of Prisoners in the War on Terror / Elisa Massimino Human Rights Post-September 11th / Julie Merus and Tazreena Sajjad.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.