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Scholarly Publications

Economic Justice: Philosophical and Legal Perspectives

September 2012

The economic impact of the U. S. financial market meltdown of 2008 has been devastating both in the U. S. and worldwide.

Human Trafficking: Moral Panic, Culture and Collective Action

June 2012

There is consensus that even while human trafficking is increasingly the subject of international, national and local attention by treaty making bodies, legislatures and law enforcement agencies,...

The Gendered Dimensions of Sex Trafficking

June 2012

Other Publications

PHR Fall 2010 Newsletter

October 2010

Welcome back to Stanford! Our quarterly newsletter has taken on this new two-page format which we hope you will enjoy.

News

Program on Human Rights transitions to the Handa Center

September 2015

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be phasing out its program this year with the retirement of PHR’s Director Helen...

Pamela Merchant and Kristen Myles speak on human rights litigation abroad

April 2015

The Program on Human Rights welcomed Pamela Merchant and Kristen Myles to Stanford on March 4 as final speakers in the winter course U.S. Human Rights NGOs and International Human Rights.

Habitat for Humanity on the profile of a good 21st century NGO

March 2015

Elizabeth Blake, Habitat for Humanity International’s General Counsel and team leader of its Government Relations and Advocacy operations, spoke to students at the Freeman Spogli Institute on...

Events

SAID Conference: Forced Migration

April 11, 2015

Join the Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) on Saturday, April 11th for their 2015 conference centered on the theme of forced migration.

Between the Kingdom and the Desert Sun: Human Rights, Immigration and Border Walls

April 6, 2015

AbstractA peculiar construction boom is in progress worldwide: border walls are being installed at an unprecedented rate in order to control unwanted immigration by poor people into wealthy...

Advocacy and Policy NGOs

March 5, 2015

Speaker BiosPamela Merchant served as the Executive Director of the Center for Justice & Accountability for the past nine years.  CJA is the leading U.S- based organization pursuing...

Projects

Program on Human Rights Winter Speaker Series

U.S. Human Rights NGOs and International Human RightsMany U.S. human rights non-government organizations, including the U.S. philanthropic sector, work on international human rights.
English

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Series on the International Criminal Court

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...
English

People

Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
Debra Satz Professor, Philosophy
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education