Shadi Mokhtari's After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the PDF

By Shadi Mokhtari

ISBN-10: 0521767539

ISBN-13: 9780521767538

ISBN-10: 1107401488

ISBN-13: 9781107401488

This publication traverses 3 pivotal human rights struggles of the post-September eleventh period: the yank human rights crusade to problem the Bush administration's 'War on Terror' torture and detention regulations, heart jap efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the normal West to East circulate of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and center japanese makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in mild of yankee interventions. This publication offers snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside and among the yankee and heart japanese contexts. The inquiry has 3 elements: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and tool as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and center jap come across at the human rights airplane. eventually, it attracts out the era's key classes for relocating the human rights venture forward.

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