Preface / Cynthia Soohoo, Catherine Albisa, and Martha F. Davis Part I. A History of Human Rights in the United States : 1. A human rights lens on U.S. history : human rights at home and human rights abroad / Paul Gordon Lauren 2. FDR's four freedoms and wartime transformations in America's discourse of rights / Elizabeth Borgwardt 3. A "hollow mockery" : African Americans, white supremacy, and the development of human rights in the United States / Carol Anderson 4. "New" human rights? : U.S. ambivalence toward the international economic and social rights framework / Hope Lewis Part II. From Civil Rights to Human Rights : 5. Against American supremacy : rebuilding human rights culture in the United States / Dorothy Q. Thomas 6. Economic and social rights in the United States : six rights, one promise / Catherine Albisa 7. Human rights and the transformation of the "civil rights" and "civil liberties" lawyer / Cynthia Soohoo 8. "Going global" : appeals to international and regional human rights bodies / Margaret Huang 9. Thinking globally, acting locally : states, municipalities, and international human rights / Martha F. Davis 10. The impact of September 11 and the struggle against terrorism on the U.S. domestic human rights movement / Wendy Patten 11. Bush administration noncompliance with the prohibition on torture and cruel and degrading treatment / Kathryn Sikkink 12. Trade unions and human rights / Lance Compa.
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