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Volume 7: 2012-2013
Aoife Duffy, Detainee as “Exile”: Theorizing the Politico-legal Underpinnings of Executive Detention -
Brian Alan Kritz, The Crime of the Knowing and Intentional Spreading of HIV/AIDS and the International Criminal Court- View article
Antoine Perret, Privatization of the War on Drugs in Mexico and Colombia: Limiting the Application of Humanitarian Law and Endangering Human Rights-
Hun Joon Kim and Kathryn Sikkink, How do Human Rights Prosecutions Improve Human Rights After Transition?-View article
William C. Tucker, The Big Lie: Is Climate Change Denial a Crime Against Humanity?-
Ashagrie G. Abdi, The Ethiopian Civil Society Law in Light of the Principle of the Best Interest of the Child-
Joaquín González Ibáñez, Legal Pedagogy, The Rule of Law and Human Rights: The Professor, The Magistrate’s Robe and Miguel de Unamuno -
Angel Avila, Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide: Joshua S. Goldstein: (Plume, 2012)-
Editor-in-Chief: Carla De Ycaza – email@example.com
Managing Editor: Maribeth Mincey- firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial Advisory Board:
Elazar Barkan, Columbia University
M. Cherif Bassiouni, DePaul University College of Law
David Crane, Syracuse University College of Law
Alex de Waal, Social Science Research Council
Jack Donnelly, University of Denver
Priscilla Hayner, Independent Consultant
Rene Lemarchand,The University of Florida
Timothy Longman, Boston University
Louise Mallinder, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
Mahmood Mamdani, Makerere Institute of Social Research and Columbia University
Filip Reyntjens, University of Antwerp
Naomi Roht-Arriaza, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
William Schabas, Middlesex University
Michael Scharf, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Eric Stover, University of California, Berkeley
Ruti Teitel, New York Law School, London School of Economics
Richard J. Wilson, American University, Washington College of Law
Rates and Availability:
IJHRL is published once annually in the Spring. Individual articles are available online in PDF format free to the public. Hard copies are available to individuals at $40 and to institutions at $200. If you prefer to pay by check, or you represent an institution and would like to set up a subscription, please contact email@example.com for details. Articles are available via Westlaw, EBSCO Publishing, HeinOnline, and H.W. Wilson databases.
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The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is an annual peer-reviewed scholarly journal designed to address international human rights issues more broadly. The IJHRL has been ranked among the top international law journals on ExpressO rankings. The journal explores political, philosophical, and legal questions related to international human rights from diverse perspectives. It strives to create a more thoughtful polity better able to make informed choices about ethical foreign policymaking. The journal invites quality submissions from scholars, jurists, and professionals in fields related to human rights. The IJHRL also welcomes review essays, book reviews, and comments/notes from the field. Occasionally, exceptional student work will be accepted.
Manuscripts must be computer generated in MS Word and submitted electronically in .doc format via e-mail or Berkeley Electronic Press’s ExpressO submission service. Each submission should contain:
- An abstract of no more than 150 words
- 5-7 identifying keywords
- A CV
- Appropriate contact information
- A cover letter to the editor confirming that the manuscript has not been submitted or published elsewhere and that the author will not submit the manuscript to any other publication while under consideration with the IJHRL.
Manuscripts should range from 3,000 to 10,000 words (including footnotes) and be typed, double-spaced. Notes from the field run at approximately 4,000-5,000 words. Book reviews may run from 1,000 to 2,500 words. Please cite sources in standard American legal format according to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Submissions that do not adhere to the aforementioned guidelines may not be considered for publication. Submissions are subject to external, double-blind peer review. Additionally, authors are encouraged to seek comments on their manuscripts from colleagues within their discipline.
The deadline for submissions for consideration for the 2013-2014 issue is December 15, 2013. Notification of acceptance, rejection or need for revision will be given within approximately 6-8 weeks of receipt of manuscript. Submissions and other editorial correspondence should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities with the IJHRL
Call for Reviewers
The Advisory Board of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is seeking applications for peer reviewers from a broad range of disciplines. Academics and practitioners specializing in issues concerning international human rights law are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates should be available to assume their titles immediately.
Qualifications: Candidates should have strong writing skills and a demonstrated interest and background in international human rights law or related field (sociology, political science, education, peace and conflict studies, history, literature, anthropology, etc.). Junior level faculty members, human rights scholars and practitioners are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant academic experience in their field.
Duties: Peer reviewers are expected to review manuscripts submitted by authors, give constructive comments, and determine the manuscript’s suitability for publication and contribution to the field. Members will be identified according to their availability and expertise.
Applications should include a one-page letter of interest, 3-5 key areas of focus (ie: genocide studies, Cambodia, economic and social rights, transitional justice, international criminal law, etc.), CV, list of publications and relevant writing sample. These materials should be emailed as .doc or .pdf attachments to email@example.com. Please identify the title of the position for which you are applying as the subject of your email. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
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