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The future of human rights : U.S. policy for a new era

Author: William F Schulz
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2008.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume provide thematic assessments of the current state of global human rights programs as well as prescriptions for once again making the United States a respected and forceful proponent of human rights. Topics include democracy promotion, women's rights, refugee policy, religious freedom, labor standards, and economic, social, and cultural rights, among many others. Taken together, the essays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Future of human rights.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608659058
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Schulz
ISBN: 9780812241112 0812241118 0812220757 9780812220759
OCLC Number: 226296406
Description: viii, 314 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / William F. Schulz --
Fighting from strength: human rights and the challenge of terrorism / Elisa Massimino --
National security and the rule of law: self-inflicted wounds / John Shattuck --
The United States and the future of humanitarian intervention / Rachel Kleinfeld --
Matching means with intentions: sanctions and human rights / George A. Lopez --
Setting the record straight: why now is not the time to abandon democracy promotion / Jennifer L. Windsor --
A tale of two traditions: international cooperation and American exceptionalism in the U.S. human rights policy / Catherine Powell --
Putting economic, social, and cultural rights back on the agenda of the United States / Philip Alston --
Prioritizing workers' rights in a global economy / Carol Pier and Elizabeth Drake --
Back to the basics: making a commitment to women's human rights / Regan E. Ralph --
Echoes of the future? religious repression as a challenge to U.S. human rights policy / Felice D. Gaer --
U.S. asylum and refugee policy: the "culture of no" / Bill Frelick --
Building human rights into the government infrastructure / Eric P. Schwartz --
International human rights: a legislative agenda / Alexandra Arriaga.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: edited by William F. Schulz.
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