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Missing
Persons and Politics
Jenny Edkins
Stories of the missing offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. In Missing, Jenny Edkins highlights stories from a range of circumstances that shed light on this critical...



The Image before the Weapon
A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian
Helen M. Kinsella
The evolution of the legal, military, and historical concept of the civilian during...



City of Strangers
Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain
Andrew M. Gardner
In City of Strangers, Andrew M. Gardner explores the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to the Bahrain and the sponsorship system, the kafala, under which they labor and upon which they depend for continued employment.



Weapons of Mass Migration
Forced Displacement, Coercion, and Foreign Policy
Kelly M. Greenhill
Greenhill offers the first systematic examination of forced migration as an important but largely unrecognized instrument of state influence. She shows both how often this unorthodox brand of coercion has been attempted and how successful it has...



A Shameful Business
The Case for Human Rights in the American Workplace
James A. Gross
This book encourages a bold new vision for workers, whether organized or not, that would signify a radical rethinking of social values and the concept of workplace rights and justice in the courtroom, the boardroom, and on the shop floor.



Protection by Persuasion
International Cooperation in the Refugee Regime
Alexander Betts
Protection by Persuasion makes clear that refugee protection is a global concern, most effectively addressed when geographic realities are overridden by the perception of interdependence.



Bush Wives and Girl Soldiers
Women's Lives through War and Peace in Sierra Leone
Chris Coulter
During the war in Sierra Leone (1991–2002), members of various rebel movements kidnapped thousands of girls and women, some of whom came to take an active part in the armed conflict alongside the rebels. In a stunning look at the life of women in...



Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations
International and Domestic Perspectives
The concept of human rights at work has advanced significantly in the last decade. The authors of the essays in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations focus in various ways on how the promotion and protection of human rights at workplaces here...



The ILO and the Quest for Social Justice, 1919–2009
Gerry Rodgers, Eddy Lee, Lee Swepston, Jasmien Van Daele
Copublished with the International Labour Organization This book tells the story of the International Labour Organization, founded in 1919 in the belief that universal and lasting peace goes hand in hand with social justice. Since then the ILO has...



Phan Chau Trinh and His Political Writings
Phan Chau Trinh
Phan Chau Trinh (1872-1926) was the earliest proponent of democracy and popular rights in Vietnam. Throughout his life, he favored a moderate approach to political change and advised the country's leaders to seek gradual progress for Vietnam...



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