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The effectiveness of domestic human rights NGOs : a comparative study

Author: Scott Calnan
Publisher: Leiden [u.a.] : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the real life problems of domestic human rights NGOs, this book uses a critical and comparative methodology to investigate how such NGOs use law and to examine how they could be more  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Calnan
ISBN: 9004170219 9789004170216
OCLC Number: 719451052
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 358 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Contents; Tables and Figures; List of Major Abbreviations; Introduction; A. The Concept of the Enforcement of Human Rights Law; B. The Definition and Taxonomy of Human Rights NGOs; C. The Importance of Studying Human Rights DNGOs; Chapter One - Theoretical Approach and Method; A. Introduction; B. The Use of Comparative Law; C. The Concept of the Mobilisation of Law; D. The Use of Case Studies; E. Methodology Used to Collect the Data; F. The Nationalist Path to Human Rights Enforcement; G The Social and Political Environment in Which the Law is Mobilised; H. Outlines of the Case Studies; Chapter Two - The Tactics of Human Rights DNGOs in the United States, Britain and Germany; A. A Typology of DNGO Tactics; B. The Comprehensive Tactical Stance; C. The Case Studies; Chapter Three - The Structure of Human Rights DNGOs in the United States, Britain and Germany; A. Relevant Concepts of Organisation Theory; B. The Case Studies; C. Conclusion; Chapter Four - The Acquisition of Resources by Human Rights DNGOs in the United States, Britain and Germany; A. Types of Resources; B. Sources of Resources; C. The Diversified Approach to Resource Acquisition; D. The Case Studies - Preliminary Remarks; E. Case Studies - Comparison and Analysis; Chapter Five - The Effectiveness of Human Rights DNGOs in the United States, Britain and Germany; A. The Method Used; B. Implementation of the Method; C. Forms of Effectiveness; D. The Case Studies; Chapter Six - Conclusion; A. Important Patterns That Emerged in the Study; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Scott Calnan.

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