- Violence and Democracy [Excerpt]
John Keane’s book is an important intervention in the debate on the persistent proliferation of violence and its role in political life, especially in democracies.
- The Debt Threat: How Debt Is Destroying the Developing World [Full Text]
| Lydia Tomitova | 07/28/2006
Last year’s G-8 meeting in Gleneagles marked a major political commitment to cancel the debts that nineteen poor, heavily indebted countries owe to the IMF, the World Bank, and the African Development Bank.
- Democracy as Human Rights: Freedom and Equality in the Age of Globalization [Excerpt]
Goodhart does not advocate that democracy is a human right that should be protected and promoted as such, but reconceptualizes democracy itself as "human rights".
- Beyond Justice: The Auschwitz Trial [Excerpt]
| Jeffrey K. Olick | 07/28/2006
What is the proper role for courts of law in confronting mass crimes?