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The Breakthrough : Human Rights in the 1970s.

Author: Jan Eckel; Samuel Moyn
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2013.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Breakthrough is the first collection to examine key developments in both Western and non-Western engagement with human rights in the period between the 1960s and the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eckel, Jan.
Breakthrough : Human Rights in the 1970s.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Eckel; Samuel Moyn
ISBN: 9780812208719 0812208714
OCLC Number: 1027493223
Description: 1 online resource (348 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
1. The Return of the Prodigal: The 1970s as a Turning Point in Human Rights History --
2. The Dystopia of Postcolonial Catastrophe: Self-Determination, the Biafran War of Secession, and the 1970s Human Rights Moment --
3. The Disenchantment of Socialism: Soviet Dissidents, Human Rights, and the New Global Morality --
4. Dictatorship and Dissent: Human Rights in East Germany in the 1970s --
5. Whose Utopia? Gender, Ideology, and Human Rights at the 1975 World Congress of Women in East Berlin. 12. Why South Africa? The Politics of Anti-Apartheid Activism in Britain in the Long 1970s --
13. The Rebirth of Politics from the Spirit of Morality: Explaining the Human Rights Revolution of the 1970s --
Notes --
List of Contributors --
Index --
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Acknowledgments. 6. "Magic Words": The Advent of Transnational Human Rights Activism in Latin America's Southern Cone in the Long 1970s --
7. Shifting Sites of Argentine Advocacy and the Shape of 1970s Human Rights Debates --
8. Oasis in the Desert? America's Human Rights Rediscovery --
9. Human Rights and the U.S. Republican Party in the Late 1970s --
10. The Polish Opposition, the Crisis of the Gierek Era, and the Helsinki Process --
11. "Human Rights Are Like Coca-Cola": Contested Human Rights Discourses in Suharto's Indonesia, 1968-1980.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.

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"A fascinating collection of essays . . . an eclectic set of readings bringing in perspectives from around the globe on human rights developments during the 1970s."-Human Rights Quarterly "Editors Read more...

 
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