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Worst of the worst : dealing with repressive and rogue nations

Author: Robert I Rotberg; World Peace Foundation.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : World Peace Foundation ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.
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"Identifies and characterizes the most repressive states and singles out which are aggressive. Defines the actions constituting repression and proposes a method of measuring human rights violations, presenting an index of nation-state repressiveness. Offers a way to decide which repressive and rogue states are most deserving of strong policy attention"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Worst of the worst.
Cambridge, Mass. : World Peace Foundation ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007023899
(OCoLC)145145724
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert I Rotberg; World Peace Foundation.
ISBN: 9780815775645 0815775644 1281029688 9781281029683
OCLC Number: 173843428
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 342 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Repressive, aggressive, and rogue nation-states : how odious, how dangerous? / Robert I. Rotberg --
Human rights rogues : aggressive, dangerous, or both? / Mary Caprioli and Peter F. Trumbore --
Running the numbers : a comparative perspective / Yi Feng and Saumik Paul --
North Korea : the tyranny of deprivation / Marcus Noland --
Turkmenistan under Niyazov and Berdymukhammedov / Gregory Gleason --
Burma : poster child for entrenched repression / Priscilla A. Clapp --
Winning the African prize for repression : Zimbabwe / Robert I. Rotberg --
Understanding repression in Belarus / Margarita M. Balmaceda --
Equatorial Guinea and Togo : what price repression? / John R. Heilbrunn --
Uzbekistan : a decaying dictatorship withdrawn from the West / Martha Brill Olcott --
Assessing repression in Syria / David W. Lesch --
Tunisia's "sweet little" regime / Clement Henry.
Responsibility: Robert I. Rotberg, editor.
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Repressive regimes tyrannize their own citizens and threaten global stability and order. These repositories of evil systematically oppress their own people, deny human rights and civil liberties,  Read more...

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"This volume makes an unparalleled contribution to the growing and vital field of measurement and human rights. Rotberg offers a useful categorization and assessment of repressive and 'rogue' states, Read more...

 
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