Below is a collection of useful texts on genocide, “politicide,” and human rights.
Andreopoulos, George, ed. 1994. Genocide: The Conceptual and Historical Dimensions. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
De Forges, Alison. 1999. Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda. New York: Human Rights Watch.
Donnelly, Jack. 1989. Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice. Ithaca, NJ: Cornell University Press.
Jack Donnelly. 1998. International Human Rights. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Forsythe, D. 2000. Human Rights in International Relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Gutman, Roy and David Rieff, eds. 1999. Crimes of War. New York: W.W. Norton.
Keck, Margaret E. and Kathryn Sikkink. 1998. Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics. Ithaca, NJ: Cornell University Press.
Scarry, Elaine. 1985. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. New York: Oxford University Press.
Mary E. Williams, ed. 1998. Human Rights: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press.