“Sikkink has written a wonderfully smart, thought-provoking new study of the global spread of criminal trials for horrific human rights abuses. This powerful book gives hope for the future of human rights.” (Gary Bass, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)
“This marvelous book combines lucid reason with deep passion. Cascading through the nooks and crannies of international life, justice’s call is now heard loud and clear by those in power. The Justice Cascade
will become an instantaneous classic that all students of international politics will read and refer to for years to come.” (Peter J. Katzenstein, Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies, Cornell University)
“The Justice Cascade
is an immensely engaging account of a scholar’s own personal journey and of how to combine moral passion with systematic social scientific investigation.” (Robert O. Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)
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About the Author
Kathryn Sikkink is a Regents Professor and the McKnight Presidential Chair of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. She is the cowinner of the 2000 Grawemeyer Award for "Ideas Improving World Order" and lives in Minneapolis.