Human Rights in International Relations
Edition: 2nd 2006
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Description: This new edition of David Forsythe's successful textbook provides an authoritative overview of the place of human rights in international politics in an age of terrorism. The book focuses on four central themes: the resilience of human rights norms, the importance of 'soft' law, the key role of non-governmental organizations, and the changing nature of state sovereignty. Human rights standards are examined according to global, regional, and national levels of analysis with a separate chapter dedicated to transnational corporations. This second edition has been updated to reflect recent events, notably the creation of the ICC and events in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, and new sections have been added on subjects such as the correlation between world conditions and the fate of universal human rights. Containing chapter-by-chapter guides to further reading and discussion questions, this book will be of interest to undergraduate and graduate students of human rights, and their teachers.
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/4/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: human rights in international relations|
|Establishing human rights standards|
|Implementing Human Rights Standards|
|Global application of human rights norms|
|International criminal courts|
|Regional application of human rights norms|
|Human rights and foreign policy in comparative perspective|
|Non-governmental organizations and human rights|
|Transnational corporations and human rights|
|The politics of liberalism in a realist world|