New York : United Nations University Press, 2004.
xiv, 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Human rights and societies in transition : international context and sources of variation / Shale Horowitz and Albrecht Schnabel The universal declaration of human rights as a norm for societies in transition / Johannes Morsink Universalism and cultural relativism : lessons for transitional states / Richard Lewis Siegel From global norms to local change : theoretical perspectives on the promotion of human rights in societies of transition / Genevieve Souillac The United Nations and human rights / W. Ofuatey-Kodjoe The consequences of the war crimes tribunals and an international criminal court for human rights in transition societies / Paul J. Magnarella International efforts to protect human rights in transition societies : right, duty, or politics? / Albrecht Schnabel Democratic transitions and foreign policy : the United States / Barbara Ann J. Rieffer and David P. Forsythe Sources and consequences of human rights violations in Iraq / Jenab Tutunji Exploring the dynamics of human rights and reform: Iran, Pakistan, and Turkey / Mahmood Monshipouri Causes and consequences of variation in post-communist human rights practices / Shale Horowitz Human rights and conflict in the former Yugoslavia / Aleksandar Resanovic Human rights in transition societies: the cases of Somalia and South Africa / Wafula Okumu Human rights and transition societies in Western Africa / Eghosa E. Osaghae
Political development and democratic rights in greater China / Man-To Leung Human rights in India / D.R. Kaarthikeyan Human rights, the military, and the transition to democracy in Argentina and South Korea / Terence Roehrig Protecting human rights in transition societies : lessons and recommendations / Albrecht Schnabel and Shale Horowitz.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.