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Negotiating sovereignty and human rights : actors and issues in contemporary human rights politics

Author: Noha Shawki; Michaelene Cox
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Providing an overview of institutional developments and innovations in human rights politics, this volume discusses some of the most important current and emerging human rights issues. It takes stock of the initiatives, policy responses and innovations of past years to identify some of the challenges that will likely require bold and innovative solutions. The contributors focus on actors and/or issues that are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noha Shawki; Michaelene Cox
ISBN: 9780754694397 0754694399 9780754677239 0754677230 9780754677192 0754677192
OCLC Number: 311310257
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Redefining sovereignty : humanitarianism's challenge to sovereign immunity / Anne L. Clunan --
Sovereignty transformed? The role of national human rights institutions / Sonia Cardenas --
A new actor in human rights politics? Transgovernmental networks of national human rights institutions / Noha Shawki --
Universalism meets sovereignty at the International Criminal Court / Benjamin N. Schiff --
The responsibility to protect : embracing sovereignty and human rights / Cristina G. Badescu --
Human rights and soft law : alternative paths for new challenges / Daniel B. Braaten --
Judging the truth : the contributions of truth commissions in post-conflict environments / Eric Brahm --
Documenting human rights abuses among the diaspora : lessons learned from the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Patricia B. Minikon and Susan Shepler --
Viewing the Millennium Development Goals through prisms of IR theory : an intersection of human rights and state interests / Michaelene Cox --
Human rights, glocal ecopolitics, and contested landscapes of sovereignty / Peter J. Stoett --
The transnational effort for disability rights : the marriage of disability rights to human rights / Kenneth R. Rutherford --
Small arms, sovereign states and human rights / Suzette R. Grillot.
Other Titles: Actors and issues in contemporary human rights politics
Responsibility: edited by Noha Shawki and Michaelene Cox.

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