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Realizing human rights : moving from inspiration to impact

Author: Samantha Power; Graham T Allison
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
At the dawn of a new era, this book brings together leading activists, policy-makers and critics to reflect upon fifty years of attempts to improve respect for human rights. Authors include President Jimmy Carter, who helped inject human rights concerns into US policy; Wei Jingsheng, who struggled to do so in China; Louis Henkin, the modern "father" of international law, and Richard Goldstone, the former chief  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Power; Graham T Allison
ISBN: 0312234945 9780312234942 9781403973115 1403973113
OCLC Number: 43884892
Description: xxviii, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Human rights : ideology and aspiration, reality and prospect / Louis Henkin --
Human rights : not merely an internal affair / Wei Jingsheng --
The American road to a human rights policy / Jimmy Carter --
Opening totalitarian societies to the outside world : a view from Russia / Leonid Romankov --
Human rights in Europe / Shirley Williams --
Inter-American system of protection : its contributios to the international law of human rights / Juan E. Méndez --
The construction of the African human rights system : prospects and pitfalls / Makau Mutua. Human rights in Pakistan : a system in the making / Asma Jahangir --
Advancing the cause of human rights : the need for justice and accountability / Richard J. Goldstone --
Human rights organizations : a new force for social change / Kenneth Roth --
Democracy and human rights : an argument for convergence / Morton H. Halperin --
Diplomacy with a cause : human rights in U.S. foreign policy / John Shattuck --
Economic sanctions and human rights / Aryeh Neier --
Human rights and humanitarian intervention in the twenty-first century / Kofi Annan. Human rights and warfare : an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of care / David Hamburg --
"Conscience trigger" : the press and human rights / Anna Husarska --
The challenges ahead : analysis and integration / Mary Robinson.
Responsibility: Samantha Power and Graham Allison, editors.
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A half-century since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the time is right to assess how policies and actions effect the realization of human rights and to point to new  Read more...


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