We are pleased to announce that Ezequiel González Ocantos, Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College and Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, has won the 2018 Best Book Award from the Human Rights Section of the International Studies Association for his book, Shifting Legal Visions: Judicial Change and Human Rights Trials in Latin America (Cambridge University press, 2016).
The book had already won two awards last year: the H. Pritchett Best Book Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association, and the Donna L. Van Cott Best Book Award from the Political Institutions Section of the Latin American Studies Association.
University Distinguished Professor Charles R. Epp of the University of Kansas has also described the book as "a must-read for scholars and human-rights organizers alike."
The College would like to extend its congratulations to Ezequiel for the success of his book.
Find out more about the book on the Department of Politics and International Relations's website.
Learn more about the ISA's awards on their website.