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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 35 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being by Paul Mason
    Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being - by Paul Mason

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241320105 | ISBN 10: 0241320100

    A passionate defence of humanity and a work of radical optimism from the international bestselling author of Postcapitalism.  How do we preserve what makes us human in an age of uncertainty? Are we now just consumers shaped by market forces? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Orwell on Freedom by George Orwell
    Orwell on Freedom - by George Orwell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787301405 | ISBN 10: 1787301400

    With an introduction by Kamila Shamsie.   ‘Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.’   George Orwell is one of the world’s most famous writers and social commentators. Through his wr ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations - by Radha D'Souza

    £19.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745335414 | ISBN 10: 0745335411

    Through mapping the rights discourse and the transformations in transnational finance capitalism since the world wars, and interrogating the connections between the two, Radha D'Souza examines contemporary rights in theory and practice through the le ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Right to Have Rights by Stephanie DeGooyer, Alastair Hunt, Lida Maxwell, and Samuel Moyn
    The Right to Have Rights - by Stephanie DeGooyer, Alastair Hunt, Lida Maxwell, and Samuel Moyn

    £14.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784787547 | ISBN 10: 178478754x

    Five leading thinkers on the concept of ‘rights’ in an era of rightlessness.   Sixty years ago, the political theorist Hannah Arendt, an exiled Jew deprived of her German citizenship, observed that before people can enjoy any of the “ina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women
    Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons - by Robin Levi and Ayelet Waldman (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786632289 | ISBN 10: 1786632284

    Inside This Place, Not of It reveals some of the most egregious human rights violations within women’s prisons in the United States.   In their own words, the thirteen narrators in this book recount their lives leading up to incarceration a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi
    Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran - by Shirin Ebadi

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846045028 | ISBN 10: 1846045029

    In this powerful book, Dr Shirin Ebadi, Iranian human rights lawyer and activist, tells of her fight for reform inside Iran, and the devastating backlash she faced after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.   Having fought tirelessly for democracy, equa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Concentration Camps: A Short History by Dan Stone
    Concentration Camps: A Short History - by Dan Stone

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780198790709 | ISBN 10: 0198790708

    Concentration camps are a relatively new invention, a recurring feature of twentieth century warfare, and one that is important to the modern global consciousness and identity. Although the most famous concentration camps are those under the Nazis, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain
    The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation - by Ian Cobain

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275838 | ISBN 10: 1846275830

    In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public could, and should, be told. Since then a culture of secrecy has flourished. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sorrows of Mexico by Cacho, Hernández, Villoro, Osorno, Rodríguez, Turati, Parra and Poniatowska
    The Sorrows of Mexico - by Cacho, Hernández, Villoro, Osorno, Rodríguez, Turati, Parra and Poniatowska

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857056207 | ISBN 10: 0857056204

    A crucial testament - bringing together work from seven of Mexico's finest journalists - that lays bare the outrageous circumstances of more than a hundred journalists who have been murdered while investigating corruption and criminality.  Su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin by Mary McAuley
    Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin - by Mary McAuley

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784536794 | ISBN 10: 1784536792

    Today Russia and human rights are both high on the international agenda. Since Putin returned to the presidency in 2012, domestic developments from the prosecution of Pussy Riot to the release of Khodorkovsky and Russia s global role, especially in r ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl
    In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom - by Yeonmi Park

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241973035 | ISBN 10: 0241973031

    'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.'   Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann
    Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story - by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408707937 | ISBN 10: 1408707934

    A powerful and moving account of the treatment of Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger sentenced to 1000 lashes, as well as the story of his wife and their family's struggle.  The whole world knows the face of the young man with the bright black ey ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Clapham
    Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction - by Andrew Clapham

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780198706168 | ISBN 10: 0198706162

    Today it is usually not long before a problem gets expressed as a human rights issue. An appeal to human rights in the face of injustice can be a heartfelt and morally justified demand for some, while for others it remains merely an empty slogan. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Liberty by Shami Chakrabarti
    On Liberty - by Shami Chakrabarti

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141976310 | ISBN 10: 0141976314

    On 11 September 2001, our world changed. The West's response to 9/11 has morphed into a period of exception. Governments have decided that the rule of law and human rights are often too costly. In On Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti - who joined Liberty, ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians, and Global Pacification by Jeff Halper
    War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians, and Global Pacification - by Jeff Halper

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745334301 | ISBN 10: 074533430x

    Modern warfare has a new form. The days of international combat are fading. So how do major world powers maintain control over their people today?   War Against the People is a disturbing insight into the new ways world powers such as the US, ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1000 Lashes Because I Say What I Think by Raif Badawi
    1000 Lashes Because I Say What I Think - by Raif Badawi

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781771642095 | ISBN 10: 1771642092

    "Raif Badawi's is an important voice for all of us to hear, mild, nuanced, but clear. His examination of his culture is perceptive and rigorous. Of course he must be saved from the dreadful sentence against him and the appalling conditions of his imp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts by Beate Sirota Gordon
    The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts - by Beate Sirota Gordon

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780226132518 | ISBN 10: 022613251x

    In 1946, at age twenty-two, Beate Sirota Gordon helped to draft the new postwar Japanese Constitution. The Only Woman in the Room chronicles how a daughter of Russian Jews became the youngest woman to aid in the rushed, secret drafting of a constitut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Rights and Disability Advocacy by Maya Sabatello and Marianne Schulze (Editors)
    Human Rights and Disability Advocacy - by Maya Sabatello and Marianne Schulze (Editors)

    £39.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780812245479 | ISBN 10: 0812245474

    The United Nations adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) constituted a paradigm shift in attitudes and approaches to disability rights, marking the first time in law-making history that persons with disabilities ... more

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  • Cover image of book 16 Lives: Roger Casement by Angus Mitchell
    16 Lives: Roger Casement - by Angus Mitchell

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847172648 | ISBN 10: 1847172644

    A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement, executed as part of the 1916 rising, fighting the empire that had previously knighted him.   Roger Casement was a British consul for two decades. However, his investigation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dispatches from the Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice by Gareth Peirce
    Dispatches from the Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice - by Gareth Peirce

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677597 | ISBN 10: 1844677591

    Acclaimed examination of the British governments complicity in torture.  The Obama administration, under some pressure from its antiwar base, has begun to release carefully selected evidence concerning the widespread use of torture in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Sense of Human rights by James W.Nickel
    Making Sense of Human rights - by James W.Nickel

    £23.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781405145350 | ISBN 10: 1405145358

    This fully revised and extended edition of James Nickel's classic study explains and defends the contemporary conception of human rights. Combining philosophical, legal and political approaches, Nickel explains international human rights law and addr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Human Rights by Andrew Vincent
    The Politics of Human Rights - by Andrew Vincent

    £31.49   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780199238972 | ISBN 10: 0199238979

    The Politics of Human Rights provides a systematic introductory overview of the nature and development of human rights. At the same time it offers an engaging argument about human rights and their relationship with politics. The author argues that hu ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Price Liberty? by Ben Wilson
    What Price Liberty? - by Ben Wilson

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571235957 | ISBN 10: 0571235956

    Join the first, most comprehensive discussion on 'liberty' - the defining issue of the twenty-first Century. With fear of terrorism, crime and social chaos putting our ideal of individual liberty very much into retreat, how can we maintain the princi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Created Equal: Voices on Women
    Created Equal: Voices on Women's Rights - by Anna Horsbrugh-Porter, in association with Amnesty International

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230617339 | ISBN 10: 0230617336

    The Palgrave Macmillan/Amnesty International series illuminates the greatest human rights issues facing the world today. From human trafficking to poverty, terrorism to freedom of expression, this dynamic and accessible series encourages debate about ... more

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  • Cover image of book Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction by Nigel Warburton
    Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction - by Nigel Warburton

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780199232352 | ISBN 10: 0199232350

    'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it'  This slogan, attributed to Voltaire, is frequently quoted by defenders of free speech. Yet it is rare to find anyone prepared to defend all expression in every ... more

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  • Cover image of book China
    China's Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges - by Edited by Minky Worden

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781583228432 | ISBN 10: 1583228438

    With contributions from some of the most well-respected and experienced Chinese writers, journalists, and organizers, Chinas Great Leap examines the Peoples Republic of China today as its government and 1.3 billion people prepare for the 2008 Olymp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Human Rights Act Toolkit by Jenny Watson and Mitchell Woolf
    Human Rights Act Toolkit - by Jenny Watson and Mitchell Woolf

    £30.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781903307618 | ISBN 10: 1903307619

    Human Rights Act Toolkit introduces the Human Rights Act to those who may not have prior knowledge of the law and demonstrates how human rights principles play a part in every day decisions regarding policies, procedures and service delivery.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction by Richard Bellamy
    Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction - by Richard Bellamy

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780192802538 | ISBN 10: 0192802534

    Interest in citizenship has never been higher. But what does it mean to be a citizen of a modern, complex community? Why is citizenship important? Can we create citizenship, and can we test for it?   In this fascinating Very Short Introductio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Concise Guide to Global Human Rights by Daniel Fischlin and Martha Nandorfy
    The Concise Guide to Global Human Rights - by Daniel Fischlin and Martha Nandorfy

    £17.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781551642949 | ISBN 10: 1551642948

    Much more than a simple 'guide to human rights,' this book is an urgently needed and sophisticated reflection on the vital nature of human rights in the 21st century. Daniel Fischlin and Martha Nandorfy argue that when the environment, health, water, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery by Edited by Jesse Sage and Liora Kasten
    Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery - by Edited by Jesse Sage and Liora Kasten

    £22.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781403973245 | ISBN 10: 1403973245

    Twenty-seven million people are estimated to be held in slavery around the world today.  This collection of first-hand accounts will raise awareness and show how slavery is thriving in the twenty-first century. From poverty-stricken countries to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom Next Time by John Pilger
    Freedom Next Time - by John Pilger

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780552773324 | ISBN 10: 0552773328

    When Nelson Mandela stepped out of prison to freedom in 1990, the elation in South Africa and around the world was palpable. But true freedom for his people remains a distant dream. Why? From South Africa to India and beyond, a rapacious economic sys ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War on Freedom and Democracy by Various - edited by Tony Bunyan
    The War on Freedom and Democracy - by Various - edited by Tony Bunyan

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780851247236 | ISBN 10: 0851247237

    This is a collection of sixteen essays specially written for the launch of the European Civil Liberties Network ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Kang Chol-hwan and Pierre Rigoulot
    The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag - by Kang Chol-hwan and Pierre Rigoulot

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843544999 | ISBN 10: 1843544997

    Kang Chol-hwan is the first person to escape successfully from the gulags of North Korea and tell the story of his imprisonment. In collaboration with Pierre Rigoulot, Kang exposes the appalling truth about life in the camp: the forced labour, the pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption by Penny Green & Tony Ward
    State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption - by Penny Green & Tony Ward

    £24.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745317847 | ISBN 10: 0745317847

    What is state crime? This book sets out the parameters of state crime and highlights the complex issues involved. The authors provide a clear chapter-by-chapter assessment of state violence, corruption, state involvement in organised and corporate c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Case Studies in Hypocrisy: U.S. Human Rights Policy by Noam Chomsky
    Case Studies in Hypocrisy: U.S. Human Rights Policy - by Noam Chomsky

    £9.99   audiobook on CD   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781902593272 | ISBN 10: 1902593278

    The U.S. prides itself as the defender of democracy and beacon of human rights, and U.S. foreign policy finds justification in promoting the universal values of freedom and equality. Noam Chomsky shows us how to peek behind the curtain to see what is ... more

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