Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Explores how white supremacist groups use popular music and culture to teach hate and promote violence.
Discusses how just war theory needs to be revised to better secure and respect human rights.
A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.
Examines the politics of civil society in modern Lebanon.
Essays assessing the impact of globalization on law and court systems across the world.
Examines the ethical, legal, and political dimensions of military intervention for humanitarian reasons.
Explores the rhetorical functions of torture and the witnessing of torture in both classical texts and contemporary contexts.
Essays that highlight the role of education in bringing about inclusive citizenship and human rights norms.
Why some countries comply with international norms against the death penalty while others do not.
Argues that there are moral grounds to use torture where the lives of the innocent are at stake.
This book analyzes U.S. foreign policy in relation to human rights and democratic development abroad. Its purpose is to determine if, and how, human rights policies, or their neglect, have led to Realpolitik ...
Drawing on clues from Aristotle, Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Jacobson, Condillac, and Diderot, Appelbaum investigates the vocalized, acoustical aspect of audible expression. He analyzes the tendency to equate ...