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Drawing Fire: Investigating the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel

by Benjamin Pogrund & Sir Harold Evans Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 10, 2014)

Pogrund examines the accusation that Israel is practicing apartheid and the motives of those who make it. A belief in Israel, combined with frank criticism, provides a balanced view of Israel’s strengths and...


Global Obligations for the Right to Food

by George Kent Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 17, 2008)

A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the...


Human Traffic and Transnational Crime: Eurasian and American Perspectives

by Louise Shelley, Sally Stoecker, Stanislav Shamkov & Anna Repetskaia et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 28, 2004)

Human trafficking is a growing transnational criminal phenomenon_conservative estimates put the total number of persons trafficked annually at two million. In this first in-depth study of human trafficking in...


Advancing Democracy Abroad: Why We Should and How We Can

by Michael McFaul Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2009)

In Advancing Democracy Abroad, McFaul explains how democracy provides a more accountable system of government, greater economic prosperity, and better security compared with other systems of government. He then...


After the Taliban: Life and Security in Rural Afghanistan

by Neamatollah Nojumi, Dyan Mazurana & Elizabeth Stites Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 17, 2008)

Despite the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan remains a country in dire need of strong international support. This fascinating and clearly written book mines a rich and unique array of data, which was collected...


Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Progress Amid Resistance

by Sanja Kelly & Julia Breslin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2010)

The 2010 edition provides a five-year retrospective review of improvements or setbacks made to women's rights in the MENA region. This unique survey, which combines quantitative ratings with a qualitative, narrative...


Sound the Trumpet: The United States and Human Rights Promotion

by Lawrence J. Haas Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 19, 2012)

In Sound the Trumpet, Lawrence J. Haas examines the effort by advance freedom and democracy around the world. Haas argues forcefully that, for all of our missed opportunities and tragic errors, the world is...


Freedom in the World 2017

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2017)

Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties....


My Life in Prison: Memoirs of a Chinese Political Dissident

by Jiang Qisheng Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 16, 2012)

In 1999, the tenth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, leading dissident Jiang Qisheng was given a four-year sentence for inviting the Chinese people to light candles to honor the victims. Drawn with...


Freedom in the World 2013

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2013)

Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties....


Life and Security in Rural Afghanistan

by Neamatollah Nojumi, Dyan Mazurana & Elizabeth Stites Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 06, 2010)

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Despite the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan remains a country in dire need of strong international support. Only with an understanding of the conditions...


Freedom in the World 2011: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 01, 2011)

Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties....


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations

by Thomas E. Doyle, Robert F. Gorman & Edward S. Mihalkanin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 19, 2016)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced...


Humanitarian Intelligence: A Practitioner's Guide to Crisis Analysis and Project Design

by Andrej Zwitter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 12, 2016)

This book is the first to provide an overview and a practical guide to the tools and methods of data gathering and assessment, standards of measurement in humanitarian action, interpretation strategies, and...


Children's Rights: Today's Global Challenge

by John Wall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 07, 2016)

This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children’s rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity....


Waging War on Corruption: Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power

by Frank Vogl Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2012)

Waging War on Corruption is a fascinating look at worldwide corruption by a leader of the global anticorruption movement. Frank Vogl draws on twenty years of experience to share a history filled stories of activists,...


The Ethics of Interdependence: Global Human Rights and Duties

by William F. Felice Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2016)

This powerful book explores new global human rights duties through four case studies: mass incarceration in the United States, LGBT rights in Africa, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, and environmental rights...


International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles

by Mark Gibney Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 13, 2015)

This clear and compelling text offers a vastly different approach to human rights. Arguing that not only are human rights universal, but so are the obligations to protect these rights, Mark Gibney concludes...


Freedom in the World 2015: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2015)

The methodology of this survey is derived in large measure from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and these standards are applied to all countries and territories, irrespective of geographical location,...


Steel Gate to Freedom: The Life of Liu Xiaobo

by Yu Jie, HC Hsu & Jean-Philippe Béja Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2015)

Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo—awarded the Nobel Peace Prize while serving an eleven-year prison sentence—has helped shatter longstanding barriers to freedom of organization and expression in China. This biography,...


Freedom in the World 2014: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 11, 2014)

The methodology of this survey is derived in large measure from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and these standards are applied to all countries and territories, irrespective of geographical location,...


Sexual Minorities and Politics: An Introduction

by Jason Pierceson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2015)

Sexual Minorities and Politics is the first textbook to provide students with an up-to-date, thorough, and comprehensive overview of the historical, political, and legal status of sexual and gender minorities....