IV. Books and articles (general)

Main source: Walters, Gregory J., Human Rights in Theory and Practice: A Selected and Annotated Bibliography (Metuchen, N.J. & London: the Scarecrow Press, 1995).

Asia Watch, Human Rights in the APEC Region (New York: Asia Watch, 1993).

Eide, Asbjorn and Bernt Hagtvet eds., Human Rights in Perspective: A Global Assessment (Nobel Sympossium 74, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1992).

Espirit, Caesar, Law and human rights in the development of ASEAN: with special reference to the Philippines ( Singapore: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, 1986).

Frank, Thomas M., Human Rights in Third World Persective, 3 vols. ( New York: Oceana, 1982).

Rouner, Leroy S., ed. Human rights and Worls's Religions (Boston University Studies in Philosophy and Religion 9, Notre Dame, Ind.: U. of Notre Dame P., 1988).

Swidler, Leonard ed., Religious Liberty and Human rights in Nations and in Religions (Philadelphia: Ecumenical P.; New York: Hippocrene Books, 1985).

U.N. Commission on Human Rights, Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Asian and Pacific region, Report of the Secretary-General submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 of Commission on Human Rights resolution 1994/48, U.N. Doc. E/CN.4/1995/44 (1994).

UNESCO and the International Institute of Philisophy, Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (Paris: UNESCO, 1986).

Welch, Claude E. and Virginia A. Leary, eds., Asian Perspectives on Human Rights (Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1990). 310p.




Ameer Ali, Syed, The Spirit of Islam: A History of the Evolution and Ideals of Islam (London: Christophers, 1949).

Dwyer, Kevin, Arab Voives: The Human Rights Debate in the Middle East (Berkeley: U. of California P., 1991).

Ferdinand, Klaus, and Mehdi Mozaffari eds., Islam and State: State and Society (London: Curzon P., 1988).

Hooker, M.B., Islamic law in South-East Asia (Singapore ; New York: Oxford U.P., 1984).

Little, David, John Kelsay, and Abdulaziz A. Sachedina, Human Rights and the Conflict of Culture: Wectern and Islamic Perspective (Columbia: U. of South Carolina P., 1988).

Mayer, Ann E., Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (Boulder, Colo.: Westview P., 1991).

Muhammad 'Abduh, The Unity of God (New York: Books for Libraries, 1980).

Oraa, Jaime, Human Rights in States of Emergency in International Law (Oxford Monographs in International Law, edited by Ian Brownlie, Oxford, England: Clarendon P., 1992).

an-Na'im, Abdullahi Ahmed, Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil Liberties, Human Rights, and International Law (Syracuse, N. Y.: Syracuse U.P., 1990).

---, ed., Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspectives: A Quest for Consensus (Phildlphia: U. of Pennsylvania p., 1992).

Taha, Mahmoud Mohamed, The second Message of islam ( Translated with an introduaction by Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na'im, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse, 1987).


Beigbeder, Yves, International Monitoring of Plebiscites, Referenda and National Elections: Self-determination and Transition to Democracy (Dordrecht; Boston; London: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1994).

Rosas, Allan and Jan Helgesen eds., with the collaboration of Diane Goodman, The Strength of Diversity: Human Rights and Pluralist Democracy (International Studies in Human rights 25, Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1992).

Schmitz, Gerald and David Gillies, The Challenge of Democratic Development: Sustaining Democratization in Developing Societies (Ottawa: North-South Institute, 1992).


United Nations, The Reaization of the Right to Development as a Human Right (New York: United Nations, 1991)


Chalk, Frank, and Kurt Jonassohn, The History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies (New Haven, Conn.: Yale U.P., 1990).


Burgers, J. Herman and Hans Danelius, The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 1988).


Anker, Richard and Catherine Hein eds., Sex Inequalities in Urban Employment in the Third World (New York: St. Martin's P., 1986).

ILO/UNDP/ASEAN Programme of Industrial Relations for Development, The right to strike and lockout: a survey of the current situation in ASEAN (Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Office, 1988).

Nongovernmental Organizations

Steiner, Henry J., Diverse Partners: Non-governmental Organizations in the Human rights Movement: The Report of a Retreat of Human rights Activists (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Law School Human rights Program and Human Rights Internet, 1991).

Thoolen, Hans and Berth Verstappen, Human Rights Missions: A Study of the Fact-Finding Practice of Non-governmental Organizations (Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 1986).

Group Rights


Daes, Erica-Irene A., Freedom of the Individual Under the Law: Promotion, Protection, and Restoration Human Rights at National, Regional, and International Levels (Human Rights Study Series 4, Genevav: Human Rights Center; New York: United Nations, 1992).

_____, Status of the Individual and Contemporary Law: A Study on the Individual's Duties to the Community and the Limitations on Human Rights and Freedoms Under Article 29 ofthe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Human Rights Study Series 3, Genevav: Human Rights Center; New York: United Nations, 1990).

Lerner, Natan, Group Rights and Discrimination in International Law (International Stidies in Human rights 15, Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1991).

Indigenous Peoples

Hocking, Barbara ed., International Law and Aboriginal Rights ( Sydney, Australia: Law Book Company, 1988).

Ethnic and Minority

Capotorti, Francesco, Study on the Rights of Persons Belonging to Ethnic, Religious, and Linguistic Minorities (Human rigths Study Series 5, Geneva: Center for Human rights; New York: United Nations, 1991).


Forbes Martin, Susan, Refugee Women (Women and World Development Series, London: Zed Books, 1993).

Keen, David, Refugees: Rationing the Rihgt to Life (Refugee Studies PRogramme Book, London: Zed Books, 1993).


Alston, Philip, Stephen Parker, and John Seymour, eds, Chilidren, Rights, and the law (Oxford, England: Clarendon P., 1992).

Challis, James and David Elliman, in association with the Anti-Slavery Society, Child Workers Today (Sunbury, Middlesex, England: Quartermaine House, 1979).

Datrick, Sharon ed., with contributions by Jaap Doek and Nigel Cantwell, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide to the ``Travaux Preparatoires" (Preface by Jan Martenson, Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1992).

Vittachi, Anuradha, Stolen Childhood: In Search of the Rights of the Child (Cambridge, England: Polity Press in association with North-South Productions and Channel Four Television Company, 1989).


Hazou, Winnie, The Social and Legal Status of Women: A Global Perspective (New York: Praeger P., 1990).

Kerr, Joana ed., Ours by Rights: Women's Rights as Human Rights (London and Ottawa: Zed Books, in association with the North South Institute, 1993).

United Nations, The work of CEDAW: Reports of the Committee on the Elimination Against Women, Vols.1-2 (New York: United Nayions, 1989).


Croll, Elisabeth, Chinese Women Since Mao (London: Zed Books, 1983).

Engineer, Asghar Ali, The Rights of Women in Islam (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993).

Heyzer, Noeleen, Working Women in South-East Asia: Development, Subordination, and Emancipation (Milton Keynes, England: Open U.P., 1986).

Hosken, Fran P., The Hosken Report: Genital and Sexual Mutilation of Females, 3d rev. ed. (Lexington, Mass.: Women's International Network News, 1982).

Jahan, Rounaq ed., Women in Asia, Rev. ed. (Londn: Minolity Rights Group, 1982).

Jayawardena, Kumari, Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World (Totowa, N.J.: Zed Books, 1986).

Li, Yu-ning ed., Chinese Women: Through Chinese Eyes (New York: East Gate Books, 1992).

Liddle, Joanna and Rama Joshi, Daughters of Independence: Gender, Caste, and Class in India (London: ZEd Books, 1985).

Matsui, Yayori, Women's Asia (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books, 1989).

Mies, Maria, Indian Women and Patriarchy: Conflicts and Dilemmas of Students and Working Women (New Delhi, India: Concept, 1980).

____, The Lace Markets of Narsapur: Indian Housewives Produce for the World Market (London: Zed Books, 1982).

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba, Marriage on Trial: A Study of Islamic Family Law, Iran and Morocco Compared ( Society and Culture in the Modern Middle East, edited by Michael Gilsenan, New York: I.B. Tauris, 1993).

Mumtaz, Khawar and Farida Shaheed eds., Women in Pakistan: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back? (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books, 1987).

Sangari, Kumkum and Sudesh Vaid eds., Recasting Women: Essays in Indian Colonial History (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers U.P., 1990).

Shiva, Vandana, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books, 1988).

Siu, Bobby, Women of China: Imperialism and Women's Resistance, 1900-1949 (London: Zed Books, 1982).

Skjonsberg, Else, A Special Caste? Tamil Women of Sri Lanka (London: Zed Books, 1982).

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