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When the State No Longer Kills
When the State No Longer Kills (August 2007)
International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment
Sangmin Bae - Author

Why some countries comply with international norms against the death penalty while others do not.

Despite public support for the death penalty, a remarkable number of countries in different parts of the world have banned capital punishment in all its forms, regardless of the nature of the crime or the criminal. Arguing that international norms are often a critical source of ideas for change in state policy, but ...(Read More)
Imperialism and Human Rights
Imperialism and Human Rights (November 2006)
Colonial Discourses of Rights and Liberties in African History
Bonny Ibhawoh - Author

2007 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Looks at the language of rights used by diverse interest groups in British-colonized Nigeria.

In this seminal study, Bonny Ibhawoh investigates the links between European imperialism and human rights discourses in African history. Using British-colonized Nigeria as a case study, he examines how diverse interest groups within colonial society deploye...(Read More)
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