xx, 455 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -443) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : human rights in politics and practice / Michael Goodhart Part I. Human rights and politics. Normative and theoretical foundations of human rights / Anthony Langlois Human rights in international law / Rhona K.M. Smith Measuring human rights / Todd Landman Human rights in international relations / Tim Dunne and Marianne Hanson Human rights in comparative politics / Sonia Cardenas Sociological and anthropological approaches / Damien Short Ideological (mis)use of human rights / David Chandler Part II. Human rights in practice. Political democracy and state repression / Christian Davenport Global civil society and human rights / Marlies Glasius Human rights and politics in development / Sakiko Fukuda-Parr Economic globalization and human rights / David L. Richards and Ronald D. Gelleny Traffiking for sexual exploitation / Andrea Bertone Children's human rights advocacy / Vanessa Pupavac Human rights and forced migration / Gil Loescher Indigenous peoples' human rights / Paul Havemann Genocide and human rights / Scott Straus Torture / William F. Schulz The environment / John Barry and Kerri Woods Humanitarian intervention / Alan J. Kuperman Transitional justice / Joanna Quinn Conclusion : the future of human rights / Michael Goodhart.