Political Science - Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights

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Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untol...

Karima Bennoune

With a new afterword. "Compelling, meticulously researched. Should be required reading."—Washington Post In Lahore, Pakistan, Faizan Peerzada resisted being relegated to a "dark corner" by staging a performing ar...

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Published: Dec 2014

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Vi...

Jimmy Carter

In the highly acclaimed bestselling A Call to Action, President Jimmy Carter addresses the world's most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: the ongoing discrimination and violence against women and girls.P...

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Published: Mar 2015

Machine Gun Preacher: The True Story ...

Sam Childers

The rise of Sam Childers from violent, drug-addicted biker to a man willing to risk everything to rescue the orphans and child soldiers of Sudan."All my life, from birth, it's been a fight. And it always seemed to be another man'...

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Published: Aug 2011

Invisible Hands: Narratives of Human ...

Corinne Goria

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators — including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment workers in Bangladesh,...

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Published: Apr 2014

Inventing Human Rights: A History

Lynn Hunt

'A tour de force.'—Gordon S. Wood, New York Times Book ReviewHow were human rights invented, and how does their tumultuous history influence their perception and our ability to protect them today? From Professor Lynn Hunt comes this...

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Published: Apr 2008

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Rig...

Reece Jones

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policedForty thousand people have died trying to cross between countries in the past decade, and yet international borders only continue to harden. ...

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Published: Oct 2017

The New Human Rights Movement: Reinve...

Peter Joseph

Society is broken. We can design our way to a better one.In our interconnected world, self-interest and social-interest are rapidly becoming indistinguishable. If current negative trajectories remain, including growing climate destabi...

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Published: Apr 2018

The Church and Religious Persecution

Robert J. Joustra

Religious persecution is on the rise. Daily news stories and social science research chronicle the suffering of Christians and those of other faiths at the hands of both governments and private citizens. Yet, with few exceptions,the N...

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Published: Jul 2015

Human Rights and the Uses of History:...

Samuel Moyn

What are the origins of human rights? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In this sequence of reflective and critical studies, Samu...

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Published: Feb 2017

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity,...

Nadia Murad

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZEIn this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story.  Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and s...

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Published: Nov 2018

Revolution Startup: How to Use Rice P...

Srdja Popovic

A handbook for anyone who wants to effectively (and peacefully) improve your neighborhood, make a difference in your community, or change the world Blueprint for Revolution will teach you how to• make oppression backfire by playing...

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Published: Jan 2015

The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice...

David Rieff

Hailed as “invaluable…a substantial work of political thought,” (New Statesman) in a groundbreaking report, based on years of reporting, David Rieff assesses whether ending extreme poverty and widespread hunger is truly within o...

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Published: Oct 2016

Walking with the Comrades

Arundhati Roy

From the award-winning author of The God of Small Things comes a searing frontline expose of brutal repression in IndiaIn her latest book, internationally renowned author Arundhati Roy draws on her unprecedented access to a little-k...

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Published: Oct 2011

Three Days in Damascus: A Memoir

Kim Schultz

THREE DAYS IN DAMASCUS is a memoir about a three-year fight for a chance at love with an Iraqi refugee the author met in Syria. While travelling to Jordan, Lebanon and Syria to interview Iraqi refugees and hear some of their stories, ...

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Published: Nov 2016

The Human Right to Health (Amnesty In...

Jonathan Wolff

"A broad-ranging, insightful analysis of the complex practical and ethical issues involved in global health."—Kirkus ReviewsFew topics in human rights have inspired as much debate as the right to health. Proponents would e...

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Published: Feb 2013

The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories:...

Liao Yiwu

The Corpse Walker is a compilation of twenty-seven extraordinary oral histories that opens a window, unlike any other, onto the lives of ordinary, often outcast, Chinese men and women. Liao Yiwu (one of the best-known writers in China...

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Published: May 2009

Comradely Greetings: The Prison Lette...

Slavoj Zizek

"We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note ...

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Published: Jul 2014

It Is Good for Us to Be Here: Catholi...

Emeka Obiezu

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Published: Nov 2015
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