Get Up, Stand Up: The Rhetoric of Human Rights and Humanitarianism

Spg 2012


Molly Molloy

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  2. Find Books, Journal Titles and Media in Stanford's Online Catalog, SearchWorks.
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Human Rights Resources


SUBJECT TERMS to use for books in Searchworks and articles in databases:


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for more, "SEARCH TITLE" in Searchworks for Series. Hint: use “ “

JOURNALS: (online? FIND FULL TEXT in Searchworks record)

DATABASES for articles:

  • Academic Search Premier: "choose databases" to add: Historical Abstracts + Left Index + Women's Resources International
  • PAIS International in print (Public Affairs Information Service) – includes archive back to 1915; see also other ProQuest databases
  • Project Muse – has articles from Genocide Studies and Prevention, Human Rights Quarterly, Humanity
  • UNBISnet: United Nations Bibliographic System - online catalog of documents and publications published since 1979, including indexes to speeches - with links to full-text



Humanitarian Intervention Resources

Humanitarian Intervention Resources

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Suggested Databases:- enter through Searchworks

  • Academic Search Premier - "choose databases" to add Africa-Wide Information, Alternative Press Index, Historical Abstracts, Left Index
  • Access World News (Newsbank) - see on the left: Special Reports and Hot Topics
  • Facts on File World News Digest: 1940-; includes historical documents and background articles.
  • Research Library (ProQuest). Click on "change" at the top to select ALL or add specific databases, such as PAIS (politics and public policy), Philosopher's Index, PsycINFO, Sociological Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, and more.

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