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Human rights in crisis

Author: Alice Bullard
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addressing what is widely believed to be a crisis in the field of human rights, this book examines the War on Terror and what it has meant for fundamental freedoms.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Bullard
ISBN: 9780754670285 0754670287
OCLC Number: 175054486
Description: vi, 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Human rights law, executive powers, and torture on the post-9/11 era / Lilsa Hajjar --
Human rights advocates in the post-9/11 era / Ashley Barr --
The body counts : civilian casualties and the crisis of human rights / Amy Ross --
International human rights law : struggling between apology and utopia / Richard Burchill --
Women's human rights in the twenty-first century : crisis, challenge, and opportunity / Marsha A. Freeman --
The Center for Justice & Accountability : holding human rights abusers responsible in the United States and abroad / Matt Eisenbrandt --
Human trafficking and migration / Dina Francesca Haynes --
Doctors Without Borders and the moral economy of pharmaceuticals / Peter Redfield.
Responsibility: edited by Alice Bullard.
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Explores the troubling policies which have arisen in the war on terror. This book also considers the historical and legal underpinnings of human rights practices, and examines the practicalities of  Read more...

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'Alice Bullard's superbly edited collection opens a wide array of new vistas bearing on the theory and practice of human rights, with a special focus on issues surfacing since 9/11. A valuable Read more...

 
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