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Guide to Comparative Studies Resources


Welcome to the Comparative Studies Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning. Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.

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Human Rights in Transit

Human Rights in Transit

The Humanities & Arts discovery theme, Human Rights in Transit, will create a dynamic knowledge hub to grapple with the complex and multidisciplinary questions raised by the fact that human rights, the human and human environments are in transit. The knowledge hub, a metaphorical location as well as a method of transmission driven by collaboration, research, teaching and community relationships, will show that knowledge — as well as human rights — is “in transit.”


Basok, Tanya. Rethinking Transit Migration: Precarity, Mobility, and Self-Making in Mexico. New York: New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Chambers, Stefanie. Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017.

Gregg, Benjamin G. The Human Rights State: Justice Within and Beyond Sovereign Nations. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Invernizzi, Antonella, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne, and Rebecca Budde. 'Children Out of Place' and Human Rights: In Memory of Judith Ennew. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017.

Kapchan, Deborah A. Cultural Heritage in Transit: Intangible Rights As Human Rights. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

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