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Featured Books at TCC
Just Business: multinational corporations and human rights by
One of the most vexing human rights issues of our time has been how to protect the rights of individuals and communities worldwide in an age of globalization and multinational business. Indeed, from Indonesian sweatshops to oil-based violence in Nigeria, the countries and organizations could not agree. In 2005, the United Nations appointed John Gerard Ruggie to the modest task of clarifying the main issues.
Debating Human Rights by
Chong introduces the theory and practice of international human rights by examining fourteen controversies in the field.
Keeping Hope Alive by
Call Number: Southeast CT2208.H39 A3
The moving memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia. Dr. Hawa Abdi, "the Mother Teresa of Somalia" and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is the founder of a massive camp for internally displaced people located a few miles from war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia. Since 1991, when the Somali government collapsed, famine struck, and aid groups fled, she has dedicated herself to providing help for people whose lives have been shattered by violence and poverty. Dr. Abdi's story of incomprehensible bravery and perseverance will inspire readers everywhere.
Opposing Viewpoints with essays
Opposing Viewpoints is a series of books that provides pro/con persuasive essays on a single topic.
To find other titles in the Opposing Viewpoints
Call Number: West Campus JZ1735.T53 T53 2014
This book discusses the current issues surrounding the country of Tibet in a pro/con essay format.Through the use of carefully selected articles, this text explores how Tibet should be governed, the impact of Chinese rule in Tibet.
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Slavery and Human Trafficking
Call Number: West Campus HT861 .S375
This timely and essential volume addresses controversies related to the U.S. Libertarian Movement. Essays are arranged in a pro versus con format to offer more than one opinion on issues surrounding contemporary slavery, whether sex trafficking is a serious problem, how legal policy toward sex work affect sex trafficking, and how immigration policy affects human trafficking. Is sex trafficking a worldwide problem? Does sex trafficking spike during the Super Bowl? Does the Nordic Model protect trafficking victims?
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