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Endtimes of Human Rights

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ISBN-10: 0801452376

ISBN-13: 9780801452376

Edition: 2013

Authors: Stephen Hopgood

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"We are living through the endtimes of the civilizing mission. The ineffectual International Criminal Court and its disastrous first prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, along with the failure in Syria of the Responsibility to Protect are the latest pieces of evidence not of transient misfortunes but of fatal structural defects in international humanism. Whether it is the increase in deadly attacks on aid workers, the torture and 'disappearing' of al-Qaeda suspects by American officials, the flouting of international law by states such as Sri Lanka and Sudan, or the shambles of the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Phnom Penh, the prospect of one world under secular human rights law is receding. What…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.320

Stephen Hopgood is Reader in International Relations, SOAS, University of London. He is the author of Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International and The Endtimes of Human Rights , both from Cornell, and American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State.