Kerry Bystrom co-edits special issue of "Journal of Human Rights"

Faculty member Kerry Bystrom was co-editor for a special issue of the Journal of Human Rights which was published in March 2013.

The articles in this special issue focus on "Humanitarianism and Responsibility." In the introduction to the volume, the co-editors Glenn Mitoma and Kerry Bystrom observe that "while renewed emphasis on responsibility is no panacea for the difficult political and ethical questions that bedevil international humanitarianism and should not displace the focus on human rights, the process of critically engaging with this term may present a valuable opportunity to rethink the pursuit of global justice as a situated and contingent engagement between the self and those distant and proximate others who are exposed to catastrophes, natural and man-made."

The table of contents is available here.