Beitz Awarded Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize

Friday, Apr 29, 2011
by aperhac

Charles Beitz, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics and Director of the University Center for Human Values, has been awarded the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize for his book, The Idea of Human Rights. Awarded every two years to books in the field of international studies which offer outstanding analysis of global issues, the prize honors books which have contributed new and original ways of thinking and which set out clear and topical policy recommendations in this area. The international jury looks for books that offer rigorous and well defended conclusions and that are written in clear and accessible language aimed at wide audiences.