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.
- Booth Walling, Carrie (2015) “Human Rights Norms, State Sovereignty, and Humanitarian Intervention”. Human Rights Quarterly, 37(2): 383-413.
- Campbell, John & John Hall (2021) The World of States. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition
- 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.
- 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.
- Melling, Graham (2018) “Beyond rethoric? Evaluating the Responsibility to Protect as a norm of humanitarian intervention”. Journal on the Use of Force and International Law, vol. 5, no. 1: 78-96.
- Markoff, John (1999) “Where and When Was Democracy Invented?” Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 41, no. 4: 660-690.
- Schmitt, Carina, Hanna Lierse & Herbert Obinger (2015) “The Global Emergence of Social Protection: Explaining Social Security Legislation 1820-2013”. Politics & Society, vol. 43, no. 4: 503-524.
- Steinmetz, George (2014) “The Sociology of Empires, Colonies, and Postcolonialism”. Annual Review of Sociology, vol 40: 77-103.
- 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.
- Young, Robert (2020) Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2nd ed
There may be additional articles, approximately 200 pages – see lecture presentations.
Philosophy, Religion and Human Rights
- Blackburn, Simon (2003) Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: OUP) (Can be acessed as an e-book om the website of Malmö University Library)
- Miller, David (2003) Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press). (Can be accessed as an e-book on the website of Malmö University Library)
- Nickel, James (latest edition) Making Sense of Human Rights, Malden, MA: Blackwell.
- Nussbaum, Martha (2002) “Capabilities and Social Justice”, International Studies Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 123-135.
- • Waldron, Jeremy (2012) “The Paradoxes of Dignity”, European Journal of Sociology / Archives Européennes de Sociologie / Europäisches Archiv für Soziologie, Vo.l 54, No. 3, pp. 554-561.
- Witte, John, Jr, Green, Christian (latest edition), Religion and Human Rights. An Introduction, (Oxford Univ. Press.)
- Kymlicka, Will (latest edition) Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
- Orend, Brian (2002) Human Rights: Concept and Context (Peterborough: Broadview Press).
- • Rosen, Michael (2012) Dignity: Its History and Meaning. (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press. (Can be accessed as an e-book on the website of Malmö University Library)
There may be additional articles of 300 pages max – see lecture presentations.