Joanne Bauer is a specialist in environmental issues, human rights, international policy and Asia. She is Senior Researcher and New York Representative for the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, where she also manages a project on HIV/AIDS.
For over ten years Joanne Bauer was Director of Studies at the Carnegie Council, where she founded and directed the Council's Human Rights Initiative and its multi-year project on values and environmental politics. From 1991-1994, Bauer was director of the Council's Japan Programs. Prior to joining the Council, Bauer held research positions in media, government, and banking.
An Asia specialist, Bauer is co-editor, with Daniel A. Bell, of The East Asian Challenge for Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 1999). From 1994-2005 she was the editor of the magazine Human Rights Dialogue and has published a number of articles and reviews on human rights and environmental topics. Her most recent book is Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environments (M.E. Sharpe, 2006).
Selected Publications:Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood and Contested Environments (2006) (editor)
The East Asian Challenge for Human Rights with Daniel A. Bell (1999)
- The Marsh Arabs of Iraq: The Legacy of Saddam Hussein and an Agenda for Restoration and Justice
- Taking Stock of Business and Human Rights: Policies and Practices
- Can Cultural Values Save the Environment?
- Why Cultural Rights Now?
- Musings on Swamps, Whales, and Rats
- Indigenous Peoples and the Creation of an Inclusive International Legal System
- Environmental Values (1991-2002)
- Human Rights Initiative Program (1994-2005)
- Chapter 4 Two Faces of American Environmentalism
- Chapter 9 How Shall We Study Environmental Values?
- Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects [Full Text]
- Commentary on "The conflict between rights and environmentalism"
- Fighting for the Environment -- and Getting Democracy
- The Challenge to International Human Rights
- Environmental Values Project (1991-2002)
- To Our Readers: Human Rights for All? The Problem of the Human Rights Box
- Introduction: The Human Rights Discourse in East Asia: Reports from the Region
- Cultural Sources of Human Rights in East Asia: Consensus Building Toward a Rights Regime
- The Bangkok Declaration Three years After: Reflections on the State of the Asia-West Dialogue on Human Rights
- International Human Rights and Asian Commitment
- About the Human Rights Initiative
- Human Rights in the Post-Cold War Era: The cases of North Korea, China, and Burma
- The Politics and Ethics of Global Environmental Leadership
- Whose Environmental Standards? Clarifying the Issues of Our Common Future
Japan studies; Asian values; human rights; environmental values
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2016