Law and Human Rights
- Klabbers, Jan (2017), International law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed.
- Smith, Rhona (2019), Textbook on International Human Rights. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 9th ed.
- Instruments in Public International Law (follow teacher's instructions)
There may be additional reading such as judicial decisions and articles – see course guide.
Politics and Human Rights
- Arts, Wil & John Gelissen (2002) “Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism or More? A State-of-the-Art Report”. Journal of European Social Policy, vol. 12, no. 2: 137-158.
- Blomqvist, Paula (2004) “The Choice Revolution: Privatization of Swedish Welfare Services in the 1990s”. Social Policy and Administration, vol. 38, no. 2: 139-155.
- Booth Walling, Carrie (2015) “Human Rights Norms, State Sovereignty, and Humanitarian Intervention”. Human Rights Quarterly, 37(2): 383-413.
- Cristi Marcela (2012) “Durkheim on Moral Individualism, Social Justice, and Rights: A Gendered Construction of Rights” Canadian Journal of Sociology/Cahiers canadiens de sociologie 37(4): 409-438.
- Esping-Andersen, Gösta & Walter Korpi (1987) ”From Poor Relief to Institutional Welfare States: The Development of Scandinavian Social Policy”. International Journal of Sociology. 16(3/4):39-74.
- Joas, Hans (2006) “Max Weber and the Origin of Human Rights: A Study on Cultural Innovation”. Free University (FU) of Berlin and the University of Chicago.
- Jones, Pip, Liz Bradbury & Shaun LeBoutillier (2018) Introducing Social Theory, 3rd Edition. Polity Press.
- Kolakowski, Leszek (1983)”Marxism and Human Rights” Daedalus, Vol. 112, No. 4: 81-92.
- Lapidus, John (2017) “Private health insurance in Sweden: Fast track lanes and the alleged attempts to stop them”. Health Policy, no 121: 442-449.
- Mamdani, Mahmood (2001) “Beyond Settler and Native as Political Identities: Overcoming the Political Legacy of Colonialism”. Comparative Studies in Society and History 43(4): 651-664.
- Markoff, John (1999) “Where and When Was Democracy Invented?” Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 41, no. 4: 660-690.
- Pierson, Christopher (2012) The Modern State. Routledge, 3rd edition (or other editions).
- Steinmetz, George (2014) “The Sociology of Empires, Colonies, and Postcolonialism”. Annual Review of Sociology, vol 40: 77-103.
- Young, Crawford (2004) ”The End of the Post-Colonial State in Africa? Reflections on Changing African Political Dynamics” African Affairs, vol. 103: 23-49.
- Wiborg, Susanne (2013) ”Neo-liberalism and universal state education: the cases of Denmark, Norway and Sweden 1980-2011” Comparative Education, vol. 49: no 4: 407-423.
There may be additional articles – 300 pages – see lecture presentations.
Philosophy, Religion and Human Rights
- Christman, John (2018) Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction, 2nd Edition. New York: Routledge.
- Hayden, Patrick (2001) The Philosophy of Human Rights (St Paul: Paragon House)
- Nickel, James (2007) Making Sense of Human Rights, Malden, MA: Blackwell.
- Roald, Anne Sofie (2010):” Multiculturalism and religious legislation in Sweden” in M Haydeh Moghissi och Halleh Ghorashi (Eds.), Muslim Diaspora in the West. Negotiating Gender, Home and Belonging, Surrey and Burlington: Ashgate, pp. 55-72 (can be accessed as e-book on the website of Malmö University Library) .
- Sooryamoorthy, Radhamany (2008): "Untouchability in Modern India", International Sociology, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 283-293.
- Witte, John, Jr., Alexander, Frank S. (2010), Christianity and Human Rights. An Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (in selection, approx. 70 p.) (can be accessed as e-book on the website of Malmö University Library).
- Witte, John, Jr, Green, Christian (2011), Religion and Human Rights. An Introduction, (Oxford Univ. Press.)
There may be additional articles of 300 pages max – see lecture presentations.