Citations for Kenneth Anderson

Articles and Other Contributions to Magazines, Newsletters, and Newspapers


"Courtiers of the Cutting Edge: Musical amateurs and amateurism in the age of the professional," Times Literary Supplement (London), No. 5206, January 10, 2003.

"To Finish the Work We Are In: Abraham Lincoln's speeches, from lawyer's brief to moral manifesto," Times Literary Supplement, May 21, 2003 (review of William E. Gienapp, Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America; Daniel Farber, Lincoln's Constitution; Ronald C. White, Jr., Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address; James Tackach, Lincoln's Moral Vision: The Second Inaugural Address; Christopher A. Thomas, The Lincoln Memorial and American Life).

"Who Owns the Rules of War? The war in Iraq demmands a rethinking of the international rules of conduct," New York Times Magazine, April 13, 2003, at 38.

"Expanded horizons: Memory, memorials and Manhattan's living skyline," Times Literary Supplement (London), No. 5188, September 6, 2002, at 4-5 (review of James Sanders, Celluloid Skyline: New York and the Movies).

"The Guatemalan Ways of Death," Times Literary Supplement (London), No. 5185, August 16, 2002, at 7-8 (review of Allen J. Christenson, Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community; Garrett W. Cook, Renewing the Maya World: Expressive Culture in a Highland Town; Diane M. Nelson, A Finger in the Wound: Body Politic in Quincentennial Guatemala; June C. Nash, Mayan Visions: The Quest for Autonomy in an Age of Globalization).

"Language, law and terror: Policemen or soldiers: the dangers of misunderstanding the threat to America," Times Literary Supplement (London), No. 5138, September 21, 2001, at 13.

"A great betrayal: How American conservatives have abandoned parental rights in the case of Elian Gonzalez," Times Literary Supplement (London) May 12, 2000.

"Disneyworld is not enough: Corporate American and the religion of consumption," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing H. Giroux, The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the end of innocence) February 4, 2000.

"Get Smart: The Rise of Authoritarianism and Our Crackpot Culture," Los Angeles Times Book Review (reviewing W. Kaminer, Sleeping With Extra-Terrestrials: The Rise of Irrationalism and the Perils of Piety) February 6, 2000.

"The Reading Wars: Our Continuing Debate Over How Best to Teach Children to Read," Los Angeles Times Book Review (review essay on National Reading Panel, Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction; G. Coles, Reading Lessons: The Debate Over Literacy; G. Coles, Misreading Reading: The Bad Science That Hurts Children; M. Stout, The Feel-Good Curriculum: The Dumbing Down of America's Kids in the Name of Self-Esteem; D. McGuinness, Why Our Children Can't Read and What We Can Do About It) June 18, 2000.

"'A Peculiar People': The Mystical and Pragmatic Appeal of Mormonism," Los Angeles Times Book Review (reviewing R. Ostling and J. Ostling, Mormon America: The Power and the Promise) November 28, 1999.

"Peepshow," Los Angeles Times Book Review (reviewing B. Woodward, Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate) July 18, 1999.

"The American Inquisition: How the religious Right and the secular Left collude in the growth of the prosecutorial state," Times Literary Supplement (London), January 29, 1999, Commentary, at 12.

"The Erotics of Virtue," Los Angeles Times Book Review (review essay on P. Reage, Story of O) June 20, 1999.

"First in the field: The unique mission and legitimacy of the Red Cross in a culture of legality," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing C. Moorehead, Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland and the history of the Red Cross), July 31, 1998.

"The remoteness that betrays desire," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing von Graffenreid, Naked in Paradise; J. Sturges and Amman, Jock Sturges; D. Hamilton, The Age of Innocence; L. Kipnis, Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the politics of fantasy in America) July 11, 1997.

"The uses and abuses of risk management: How men learnt to bet against the gods," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing Bernstein, Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk; L. Chew, Managing Derivative Risk: The Use and Abuse of Leverage) February 21, 1997.

"Where no man has gone before: Star Trek and the death of cultural relativism in America," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing Star Trek: First Contact; T. Harris, et al., Enterprise Zones: Critical Positions on Star Trek) January 3, 1997.

"Children going west: Pioneer virtues betrayed in Hillary Clinton's flight to 'village America'," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing E. Werner, Pioneer Children on the Journey West; H. Clinton, It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us) July 19, 1996.

"Warrior Ants: The enduring threat of the small war and the landmine," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing R. O'Connell, Ride of the Second Horseman: The Birth and Death of War; S. Roberts and J. Williams, After the Guns Fall Silent: The Enduring Legacy of Landmines) March 15, 1996.

"Heartless world revisited: Christopher Lasch's parting polemic against the New Class," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing C. Lasch, The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy) September 22, 1995.

"Hubris at Waco," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing Reavis, The Ashes of Waco) September 1, 1995.

"Our Natural Selves," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing L. Ferry, The New Ecological Order; M. Zimmerman, Contesting Earth's Future: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity) September 8, 1995.

"The Magi of the Great Salt Lake," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing J. Brooke, The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology) March 24, 1995.

"Do We Have a Foreign Policy: A Roundtable Discussion," Harper's Magazine (with J. Elshtain, J. Hitt, K. Holmes, P. McCloskey, A. Neier, W. Marshall) January 1994.

"Getting to Know the General," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing Albert, The Case Against the General: Manuel Noriega and the Politics of American Justice) September 30, 1994.

"Fighting Mad," Times Literary Supplement (London) (reviewing Pick, War Machine: The Rationalisation of Slaughter in the Modern Age
"Why Keep Yugoslavia One Country?" New York Times (with Jeri Laber)(opinion page) November 10, 1990.

"Guatemala Democracy is an Army in Disguise," Los Angeles Times (with Jean-Marie Simon)(opinion page) May 29, 1988.

"In El Salvador, a War Against Civilians That They Will Not Forget," Boston Globe (opinion page) October 1, 1984.

"Is Los Angeles Right to Buy Arizona Project's Nuclear Power?" Los Angeles Times (with L.H. Lovins) (opinion) August 10, 1982.

"Terrorism: The End of Limits," Newthink Quarterly (Fall 1978).


Articles and Other Contributions to Periodicals

Articles and Other Contributions to Scholarly Journals and Law Reviews


"Book Review: Squaring the Circle? Reconciling Sovereignty and Global Governance Through Global Government Networks," 118 Harvard Law Review 4 (February 2005), at pp. 1255-1312 (review of Anne-Marie Slaughter, A New World Order (Princeton UP 2004)).

"Foreign Law and the U.S. Constitution," Policy Review, No. 131, June-July 2005 (http://www.policyreview.org/jun05/anderson.html).

"Humanitarian Inviolability in Crisis: The Meaning of Impartiality and Neutrality for U.N. and NGO Agencies Following the 2003-2004 Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts," 17 Harvard Human Rights Journal 41 (Spring 2004), at 41-74.

"The Role of the United States Military Lawyer in Projecting a Vision of the Laws of War," 4 Chicago Journal of International Law 2 (Fall 2003), at 445-64.

"A Qualified Defense of Military Commissions and US Treatment of Detainees at Guantanamo Bay," 25 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 2 (Spring 2002) (Special issue on law and the war on terrorism).

"Microcredit: Fulfillling or Belying the Universalist Morality of Globalizing Markets?" 5 Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal 85 (2002).

"Where Do We Go From Here? New and Emerging Issues in the Prosecution of War Crimes and Acts of Terrorism," Panel Discussion (Theodor Meron, Richard Goldstone, Aryeh Neier, Kenneth Anderson, Patricia Wald, Michael Walzer), Social Research Vol. 69, No. 4, Winter 2002, at 1177.

"The Limits of Pragmatism in American Foreign Policy: Unsolicited Advice to the Bush Administration on Relations With International Nongovernmental Organizations," 2 Chicago Journal of International Law 371 (Fall 2001).

"The Ottawa Convention Banning Landmines, the Role of International Non-governmental Organizations and the Idea of International Civil Society," 11 European Journal of International Law 91 (March 2000).

"Guest Editor's Introduction," 10 Iowa Journal of Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems i (Spring 2000), Symposium on "War and the United States Military."

"Remarks [on the Differences Between Police and Soldiers]," 1997 Annual Proceedings of the American Association of International Law 116 (1997), Panel on Law and Literature, April 10, 1997.

"Review Essay: A New Class of Lawyers: The Therapeutic As Rights Talk," 96 Columbia Law Review 1062 (1996) (reviewing A. Kronman, The Lost Lawyer: Failing Ideals of the Legal Profession; S. Brint, In an Age of Experts: The Changing Role of Professionals in Politics and Public Life; and C. Lasch, The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy).

"Landmines and the Developing World," Symposium on the U.N. and the Developing World, 36 Harvard Journal of International Law 359 (Spring 1995) (with Monica Schurtman).

"Sensibility at Nuremberg: A Review Essay on Telford Taylor's The Anatomy of the Nuremburg Trials," 7 Harvard Human Rights Journal 281 (Spring 1994).

"Illiberal Tolerance: An Essay on the Fall of Yugoslavia and the Rise of Multiculturalism in the United States," 33 Virginia Journal of International Law 385 (Winter 1993).

"Liberals in the Landscape of Political Violence: An Essay on Marzorati, A Painter of Darkness and Lambert, The Hostages Convention," 4 Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence 140 (Summer 1992).

"Roundtable on Populism and the New Class," Telos 87 (Spring 1991) (with R. Berman, T. Luke, P. Piccone, M. Taves).

"Accountability for State-Sponsored Mass Murder," 11 New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law 361 (1990) (panel).

"Beginning to Theorize About State Terrorism in the Third World," 2 Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence (Spring 1990).

"The Panama Invasion and the Laws of War," 2 Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence 233 (Autumn 1990) (with J. Mendez).

"Roundtable on Communitarianism," Telos 76 (Summer 1988) (with P. Piccone, F. Siegel, M. Taves).

"Permanent Counterinsurgency in Guatemala," Telos (Fall 1987) (with J. Simon).

"Women's Banks and Women's Access to Credit: Competition Between Marketplace and Regulatory Solutions to Gender Discrimination," 20 Loyola Los Angeles Law Review 771 (April 1987) (with P. Mailliard).

"Action Specific Human Rights Legislation for El Salvador," 22 Harvard Journal on Legislation 1 (Winter 1985).

"The Liberal-Legal Model of Human Rights: Six Lessons from El Salvador," Telos 64 (Summer 1985) (with R. Anderson).

"Abortion, Limited Medical Resources, and the Meaning of Health Care," 32 Journal of the College Health Association (April 1984) (with R. Anderson).

"Multidimensional Test of the Attributional Reformulation of Learned Helplessness," 22 Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 211(1984) (with R. Anderson).

"State Terrrorism in Hungary: The Case of Friendly Repression," Telos 54 (Winter 1982-83) (with Istvan Lovas).


Attorney Work Product

Books Authored

Chapters and Other Contributions to Collective Works


"Global Civil Society: A Sceptical View," Kenneth Anderson and David Rieff, in Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor, eds., Global Civil Society 2004/5 (Sage 2004), at 26-39.

"The American Inquisition," in Christopher Hitchens and Christopher Caldwell, eds., Left Hooks, Right Crosses: A Decade of Political Writing, NY: Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books, 2002, at 301 (reprinted from the Times Literary Supplement).

"Afterword," in R. Guttman & D. Rieff (eds.), K. Anderson (legal ed.) Crimes of War. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.

"Israel's Views of the Application of International Humanitarian Law to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip," in R. Guttman & D. Rieff (eds.), K. Anderson (legal ed.) Crimes of War. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.

"Reprisal Killings," in R. Guttman & D. Rieff (eds.), K. Anderson (legal ed.) Crimes of War. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.

"Secular Eschatologies and Class Interests of the Internationalized New Class," in Gustafson, C. and P. Juviler, Eds., Religion and Human Rights: Competing Claims? Columbia University Seminars Series, M.E. Sharpe, 1998.

"Landmines, A Weapon of Mass Destruction in Slow Motion," in Cahill, K. Clearing the Fields: Solutions to the Global Landmines Crisis. Council on Foreign Relations and Basic Books, 1994.

"An Overview of the Landmines Crisis: Why a Supply-Side Solution to Ban Production, Export, and Use Must Accompany Demand-Side Efforts at Clearance," in Meeting on the Global Landmines Crisis, Collected Papers. Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, 1993.

"Energy and Community," in Anderson, W., ed., Rethinking Liberalism. New York: Discus Books, 1983 (with Lovins, L. and Lovins, A).


Hearings Transcripts

Recent Appearances

Reports, Scholarly Papers, and Small Monographs


Financial Self-Sustainability of Development Finance Institutions, Report to the Media Development Loan Fund, October 2004.

After Seattle: Public International Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and Democratic Sovereignty in an Era of Globalization: An Essay on Contested Legitimacy, (2000). Unpublished mongraph draft available for discussion or citation on request by regular mail in hardcopy (about 120,000 words).

Acts of Indiscipline and Indiscriminate Fire: Violations of the Laws of War in the Abkhazia-Georgia Secessionist Conflict. Human Rights Watch Arms Project, 1994 (principal author).

Landmines: A Deadly Legacy. Human Rights Watch Arms Project and Physicians for Human Rights, 1994 (principal author).

The Anfal Campaign in Iraqi Kurdistan: The Destruction of Koreme. Human Rights Watch and Physicians for Human Rights, 1993 (principal author).

Human Rights in a Dissolving Yugoslavia. Human Rights Watch, 1990 (principal author).

The Conduct of Armed Parties in the Panama Invasion. Human Rights Watch/Americas Division, 1990 (principal author).

Yugoslavia: Crisis in Kosovo. Human Rights Watch/Helsinki Division, 1990 (principal author).

Increasing Turbulence: Human Rights in Yugoslavia. Human Rights Watch/Helsinki Division and International Helsinki Federation, 1989 (principal author).

Maximizing Deniability: The Justice System and Human Rights in Guatemala. Washington, D.C.: International Human Rights Group, 1989.

Persecuting Human Rights Monitors: The CERJ in Guatemala. Human Rights Watch/Americas Division, 1989 (principal author).

Value Systems in Psychology. Lindley House Institute on Human Values, Brigham Young University, 1979 (with R. Anderson).


Works Edited


Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999 (Legal Editor)(R. Guttman & D. Rieff, General Editors).


Works in Progress