International Human Rights

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2006-07-25
  • Publisher: Perseus Books
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The question often asked is 'where is a good starting place for learning about international human rights?' The answer now is Donnelly'sInternational Human Rights. Eminently readable, chock-full of information, Donnelly's book is a must-read. (Human Rights Quarterly) In this new edition, Jack Donnelly updates his classic text on the rise of human rights issues since World War II to reflect the new challenges posed by globalization and the war on terrorism. The third edition includes two entirely new chapters on the Universality of Human Rights and Terrorism, and focuses on the recent emergence of nonstate actors such as the UN and NGO's.

Author Biography

Jack Donnelly is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Acronymsp. xv
Introduction A Note to the Readerp. 1
Human Rights as an Issue In World Politicsp. 3
Theories of Human Rightsp. 18
The Domestic Politics Of Human Rights: the Case Of The Southern Conep. 36
The Multilateral Politics Of Human Rightsp. 51
Human Rights And Foreign Policyp. 86
Responding to Tiananmenp. 115
War and Genocide In The Former Yugoslaviap. 136
International Human Rights In a Post-Cold War Worldp. 149
Appendix Universal Declaration Of Human Rightsp. 165
Discussion Questionsp. 169
Notesp. 181
Suggested Readingsp. 191
Glossaryp. 201
Indexp. 205
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