Summer 2007 (Issue 21.2)


This issue features Yvonne Terlingen of Amnesty International discussing the Human Rights Council; Adam Branch on Uganda and the politics of ICC intervention; Thomas Hurka of the University of Toronto, on liability and just cause; Luis Cabrera of Arizona State University, on global governance and transnational democracy; Anthony Lang, Jr. of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, on holding states accountable; plus a variety of book reviews.



Editors’ Note [Full Text]


The Human Rights Council: A New Era in UN Human Rights Work? [Full Text]
Yvonne Terlingen


Uganda’s Civil War and the Politics of ICC Intervention
Adam Branch

Liability and Just Cause
Thomas Hurka

The Inconveniences of Transnational Democracy
Luis Cabrera

Crime and Punishment: Holding States Accountable
Anthony F. Lang, Jr.


Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny [Double Review]
Amartya Sen
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

Kwame Anthony Appiah
Review by Michael Blake

Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues
Catharine A. MacKinnon
Review by Clare Chambers

Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights
Carol C. Gould
Review by Fiona Robinson

A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Imperial Liberalism in Britain and France
Jennifer Pitts
Review by Fonna Forman-Barzilai

Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism
Edited by Michael Walzer
Review by Stuart A. Cohen

The Good Fight: Why Liberals–and Only Liberals–Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again
Peter Beinart
Review by Marcus A. Roberts