Welcome to the Journal of Human Rights, which has recently relocated to the University of Connecticut under the editorship of Richard P. Hiskes. We are very excited to continue the journal's tradition of interdisciplinary diversity in our efforts to advance discourse on human rights. Should you have any questions regarding the change, don't hestitate to contact us.
A Note from Thomas Cushman, founder of the Journal of Human Rights :
"After five years as editor, Thomas Cushman is stepping down as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Rights . For the last five years, we have developed a journal of the highest caliber and depth, and it has been my pleasure to work in this venture. As of Volume 6, which will appear in early 2007, The new editor will be Professor Richard Hiskes, of the University of Connecticut. Professor Hiskes will be supported by the strong new human rights program at the University, and I am confident that he will continue to produce the highest quality journal possible. "
January 5, 2012
Issue 10.4 Released
Issue 10.4 is now out and it contains some excellent cutting edge scholarship on a variety of human rights issues. Headlining the issue is an article by Rhoda Howard-Hassmann on the relationship between globalization and women's economic rights followed with responses by Shareen Hertel and Zehra Arat. Issue 10.4 also includes a provacative piece by Erin Baines on women's rights during periods of transitional justice.
Rounding out the issue is the aptly titled peice "Dirty Hands, Clean Conscience" on CIA practices during the war on terror by Ruth Blakely, and a new take on understanding economic and social rights fulfillment by LaDawn Haglund and Rimjhim Aggarwal.
October 3, 2011
Issue 10.3 Released
Issue 10.3 is now out and covers an eclectic array of topics. In addition to articles on language rights, property rights and the right to health, the rights of indigenous peoples, and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, articles also examine various rights in China, the Congo, Peru, and Ghana.
June 17, 2011
Issue 10.2 Released
We are pleased to annouce the release of issue 10.2 which features a special section dedicated to the Right to Health guest edited by Audrey R. Chapman of the UConn Health Center. In addition to the special section, issue 10.2 includes the work of John Eekelaar of Pembroke College, Oxford, and Scott Walker of the University of Canterbury.
May 17, 2011
We are excited to be working with guest editors Dr. Kerry Bystrom and Dr. Glenn Mitoma on an upcomming special issue on humanitarianism and responsibility following the earthquake in Haiti. See our Calls for Papers section for more information.