Author Archives: Pamela Beth Harris

About Pamela Beth Harris

Pamela Beth Harris is associate dean of academics at John Cabot University in Rome, where she teaches public international law, human rights, comparative constitutional law, and political theory and coordinates human rights courses together with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute. Her articles have focused especially on religious liberty issues, such as comparative American and Continental visions of religious liberty and the capacity of Rawlsian public reason to metabolize comprehensive religious claims.

The Humanitarian God in the Political Marketplace

The Endtimes of Human Rights Stephen Hopgood Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2013. vii + 255 pp. Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will Alison Brysk Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xi + 252 pp. Over a decade ago, David Kennedy asked supporters of international “human rights to think hard about whether the human rights movement might, on balance, and acknowledging its enormous achievement, be more part of the problem in today’s world than part of the solution.”1 Since then, powerful realist critiques of the Continue reading → Continue reading →