Judith Blau

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univ of north carolina.



Area of Expertise

  • Conflict
  • Gender and constitutions
  • Diversity
  • Customary governance/legal pluralism
  • Human rights
  • Judicial system design
  • Minority issues
  • Participation
  • Power sharing (horizontal/vertical)
  • Religion
  • Security sector


Recent books


Judith Blau, Crimes Against Humanity: Trump's Legacy of Planetary   Destruction. New York: Routledge, 2018 (forthcoming)

Judith Blau, The Paris Agreement: Climate Change, Solidarity and Human  Rights.  New York, NY: Palgrave 2017

Keri Iyall Smith, Louis Esparza and Judith Blau Human Rights Of the People, For the People: How to Critique and Revise the U.S. Constitution .  New York: Routledge, 2017.

Judith Blau and Louis Edgar Esparza, Human Rights: A Primer. 2nd ed.New York: Routledge, 2016


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