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Human Rights
 

Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of people and communities

 

The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

By Gary A. Haugen & Victor Boutros | Reviewed By Connie Rice

Lawless violence in the developing world is a plague that undermines efforts to end extreme poverty.

 
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However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph

By Aimee Molloy | Reviewed By Rajasvini Bhansali

The saga of Molly Melching and Tostan, her Africa-based organization, illustrates the power of community-led change.

 
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Daughters of the Declaration: How Women Social Entrepreneurs Built the American Dream

By Claire Gaudiani & David Graham Burnett | Reviewed By Alana Conner

Did American women actually invent social entrepreneurship?

 
THE FAIR SOCIETY:
The Science of Human
Nature and the Pursuit
of Social Justice
Peter Corning

The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice

By Peter Corning | Reviewed By Roberto De Vogli

The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice by Peter Corning

 
MOVING POLITICS:
Emotions and ACT
UP’s Fight Against AIDS
Deborah B. Gould

Moving Politics: Emotions and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS

By Deborah B. Gould | Reviewed By James M. Jasper

MOVING POLITICS: Emotions and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS by Deborah B. Gould

 
CREATIVE
COMMUNITY
ORGANIZING: A
Guide for Rabble-
Rousers, Activists,
and Quiet Lovers
of Justice
Si Kahn

Creative Community Organizing: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice

By Si Kahn | Reviewed By Hahrie Han

CREATIVE COMMUNITY ORGANIZING: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice by Si Kahn

 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

By Sheryl WuDunn & Nicholas Kristof | Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

 

Brewing Justice

By Daniel Jaffee | Reviewed By Christopher M. Bacon

Jafee provides an inside look at the world of fair trade.