ALISON BRYSK is the author or editor of eleven books on human rights, available from the publishers, Amazon, or a free download (below) of The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina. Argentina and Tribal Village are also available in Spanish. Her scholarly articles can be found on


The Politics of the Globalization of Law: Getting from Rights to Justice, Routledge Press, 2013, Editor.

Speaking Rights to PowerConstructing Political Will, Oxford University Press, 2013, Author.

Global Good Samaritans: Human Rights as Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, 2009, Author.

Human Rights and Private WrongsConstructing Global Civil Society, Routledge Press, 2005, Author.


From Tribal Village to Global Village: Indian Rights and International Relations in Latin America, Stanford University Press, 2000, Author.

De La Tribu A La Aldea Global, Edicions Bellaterra, 2009, Author.


From Human Trafficking to Human Rights Reframing Contemporary Slavery, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011, Co-editor.

People Out of Place: Globalization and the Citizenship Gap, with Gershon Shafir, Routledge Press, 2004, Co-editor.


National Insecurity and Human RightsDemocracies Debate Counterterrorism, with Gershon Shafir, University of California Press, 2007, Co-editor.

Globalization and Human Rights, University of California Press, 2002, Editor.


The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina: Protest, Change, and Democratization, Stanford University Press, 1994, Author.

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