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New rights advocacy : changing strategies of development and human rights NGOs

Author: Paul J Nelson; Ellen Dorsey
Publisher: Washington, D.C : Georgetown University Press, 2008.
Series: Advancing human rights
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
New rights advocacy -- Transforming the human rights movement : human rights NGOs embrace ESC rights -- NGOs and the development industry : toward a rights-based approach? -- Alliances and hybrids -- Human rights and development : what is new? Will it last?

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Nelson; Ellen Dorsey
ISBN: 1589012054 9781589012059 1589012046 9781589012042
OCLC Number: 623920668
Description: 1 online resource (x, 222 p. :) : ill.
Contents: Introduction 1. The New Rights AdvocacyOrganizational Fields and the Division of Human Rights and DevelopmentThe New Rights AdvocacyInternational System Change and the NGO SectorsOrganizations, Their Environments, and PowerThe Emergence of NGO Cooperation in the 1980s and 1990sImplications of the New Rights AdvocacyTracking the Origins 2. Transforming the Human Rights Movement: Human Rights NGOs Embrace ESC Rights The Emerging Movement for ESC RightsTraditional International Human Rights NGOs and ESC RightsNew NGOs and the Global Network for ESC RightsDebating ESC Rights AdvocacyImpact of the New Movement for ESC Rights 3. NGOs and the Development Industry: Toward a Rights-Based Approach? IntroductionOrganizations, Politics, and the Meaning of Rights-Based ApproachesThe Development Field and the Call for Rights-Based ApproachesCrisis of Development, Promise of Human RightsDevelopment Agencies and the Tentative Embrace of Rights-Based DevelopmentHuman Rights and the Millennium Development GoalsDurability and Limits, Constraints and Resistance 4. Alliances and HybridsLocal and Global Cooperation Sets the Stage, 1980s-1990sConverging Agendas, New Organizations, Shared Initiatives, Methods, and IdentitiesCreating Organizational HybridsAlliances, Hybrids, and NGO Politics 5. Human Rights and Development: What Is New? Will It Last?What Is New?Are the Sectors ConvergingDurabilityImpact on Outcomes BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Advancing human rights
Responsibility: Paul J. Nelson, Ellen Dorsey.


After World War II, NGOs emerged on the global scene, committed to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people. Some focused on protecting human rights, some were dedicated to  Read more...


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An important contribution to an ongoing debate among adherents of human rights organizations. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights

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