The Program has published a number of books and reports that are available online and for purchase. These resources are listed below by topic. In addition, the Program publishes two newsletters that are available online. To request a print copy of one of the Program’s publications, please email us your order and include “SRHRL Publication” in the subject line. Please do not fax your orders. Payment for publications can be made with a check or credit card. Payment must be received before your order will be shipped.
Professional Ethics Report
Professional Ethics Report (PER), which has been in publication since 1988, reports on news, events, programs, activities, and resources related to professional ethics issues, with a particular focus on those professions whose members are engaged in scientific research and its applications. Each quarterly issue is comprised of a cover story addressing one particular issue or event, sometimes written by an expert outside the AAAS; a series of in the news stories; brief updates from the societies; and resources and announcements.
Science and Human Rights Report
The Science and Human Rights Report (SHRR) is a monthly newsletter intended to keep scientists, engineers and human rights practitioners informed of news, program updates, upcoming events and new resources relevant to the intersection of science, technology and human rights. Inclusion of a specific news item, event or resource is not intended to suggest our endorsement of the views expressed therein. Submissions to the newsletter are welcome and can be made via email .
- Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project Case Studies
- Defining the Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and Its Applications . AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Working Group on Service to the STEM Community. October 2013.
- Human Rights Projects: Guidelines for Scientists and Human Rights Organizations . AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Working Group on Service to the STEM Community. October 2012.
- Advocacy in Science . AAAS Workshop Report, October 17-18, 2011.
- Intersections of Science, Ethics and Human Rights: The Question of Human Subjects Protection . AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Working Group on Ethics and Human Rights. February 2012.
- Primer on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights . American Chemical Society and the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Working Group on Welfare of Scientists. 2012.
- Good, Better, Best: The Human Quest for Enhancement. AAAS Workshop Report, June 1-2, 2006.
- Directory of Persecuted Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals, 2005. Victoria Baxter.
- Making Each Vote Count: A Research Agenda for Electronic Voting. Mark S. Frankel. October, 2004.
- Neuroscience and the Law: Brain, Mind, and the Scales of Justice: A Summary Report. Edited by Brent Garland, 2004.
- How many Peruvians have died? An estimate of the total number of victims killed or disappeared in the armed internal conflict between 1980 and 2000. Patrick Ball, Jana Asher, David Sulmont, and Daniel Manrique. 2003.
- Regulating Human Cloning . AAAS Workshop Report, March 11, 2003.
- Directory of Persecuted Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals, 2003. Victoria Baxter.
- Killings and Refugee Flow in Kosovo March – June 1999. Jana Asher, Patrick Ball, Wendy Betts, Jana Dudukovich, and Fritz Scheuren. 2002.
- Directory of Persecuted Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals, 2001. Victoria Baxter.
- Policy or Panic? The Flight of Ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, March-May 1999 . Patrick Ball.
- Political Killings in Kosova/Kosovo, March-June 1999 : A Cooperative Report by the Central and East European Law Initiative of the American Bar Association and the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 2000.
- Human Inheritable Genetic Modifications: Assessing Scientific, Ethical, Religious, and Policy Issues. Mark S. Frankel and Audrey R. Chapman, September 2000.
- Stem Cell Research and Applications: Monitoring the Frontiers of Biomedical Research. Audrey R. Chapman, Mark S. Frankel, and Michele Garfinkel, November 1999.
- Ethical and Legal Aspects of Human Subjects Research on the Internet. Mark S. Frankel and Sanyin Siang. November 1999.
- Anonymous Communication Policies for the Internet: Results and Recommendations of the AAAS Conference . Al Teich, Mark S. Frankel, Rob Kling, Ya-ching Lee. January 27, 1999.
- Assessing Anonymous Communications on the Internet: Policy Deliberations . Rob Kling, Ya-ching Lee, Al Teich, Mark S. Frankel. February 1999.
Economic, Social & Cultural Rights
Human Rights Indicators
Right to Health and Healthcare
- The Right to Travel: An Essential Freedom for Scientists and Academics. Alistair T. Ilses and Morton Sklar. 1996. ($5.00)
- The Right to Travel: The Effect of Travel Restrictions on Scientific Collaboration Between American and Cuban Scientists. Elisa Munoz. 1998. ($5.00)
Statistics and Human Rights
- Data Analysis for Monitoring Human Rights. Louise Spirer and Herbert F. Spirer. 1994. ($15.00)
- Policy or Panic? The Flight of Ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, March-May 1999. Patrick Ball. ($15.00)
- Political Killings in Kosova/Kosovo, March-June 1999: A Cooperative Report by the Central and East European Law Initiative of the American Bar Association and the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Distributed by: ABA-CEELI. American Bar Association Central and East European Law Initiative. ($15.00)
- Draining the Sea: An Analysis of Terror in Three Rural Communities in Guatemala (1980-1984), Historical Notebook Series, 1996. ($5.00)
- Guatemala: Memory of Silence. Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification, Conclusions and Recommendations (CEH).
- Guatemala: Memoria del Silencio (CD-ROM).Comisión para el Esclaracimiento Histíríco (CEH). Language: Spanish. ($10.00)
- State Violence in Guatemala, 1960-1996: A Quantitative Reflection. Patrick Ball, Paul Kobrak, and Herbert F. Spirer. Spanish version.