Body Politic(s) | Events | Speakers | Seminars | Resources

Flight and Fight: Escape from Polygamy

Carolyn Jessop


  • Jessop, Carolyn, and Laura Palmer. Escape. New York: Broadway Books, 2007.

Book Reviews

  • Esplin-Oleski, Kathryn, “Escape by Carolyn Jessop -book review -polygamy”, November 10, 2007
  • One Woman's Escape from Polygamy,” Good Morning America Library, October 29, 2007 


Women and Children's Rights and Advocacy


  • Hawkes, Helen. “Girl Power” Sunday Telegraph, November 25, 2007
  • Maier, M.D. , Gary. “ Understanding the Dynamics of Abusive Relationships” Psychiatric Times 13, no.9 (1996). 
  • Turning Point Inc. Why Women Stay in Abusive Relationships (Power and Control Wheel).


  • Kirshenbaum, Mira. Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship. Plume , 1997.
  • Ackerman, Robert. Before It's Too Late: Helping Women in Controlling or Abusive Relationships. HCI, 1994

Online Resources

Human Rights in the Age of Genocide

Samantha Power


  • Power, Samantha. A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide. New York: Harper Perennial, 2003.
  • Power, Samantha. Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World. New York: Penguin Press, 2008.
  • Power, Samantha. et al. Darfur Darfur. New York: DK Publishing, Inc., 2008.
  • Power, Samantha. Ed., Graham Allison, Ed. Realizing Human Rights: Moving from Inspiration to Impact .New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.


Articles Online

Genocide: Books and Articles

Human Rights: Websites

Global Politics: Books, Articles, and Programs

  • CBS News. 60 Minutes: The War Against Women.
  • Globetrotter Educational Modules: Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley. Human Rights Violations. 1997.
  • Halberstam, David. War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals. Scribner, 2002.
  • Merry, Sally Engle, Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice. Chicago Series in Law and Society. University Of Chicago Press, 2006.