Impotent Superpower-Potent Small State: Potentials and Limitations of Human Rights Objectives in the Foreign Policies of the United States and Norway

Impotent Superpower-Potent Small State: Potentials and Limitations of Human Rights Objectives in the Foreign Policies of the United States and Norway

by Jan Egeland
     
 

Contending that smaller nations such as Norway and the Netherlands are more able than larger ones to make progress in bilateral or multilateral negotiations on human rights, this book provides a timely, comprehensive, and provocative survey of international human rights action. Egeland compares the human rights policies of the United States and Norway, and looks

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Contending that smaller nations such as Norway and the Netherlands are more able than larger ones to make progress in bilateral or multilateral negotiations on human rights, this book provides a timely, comprehensive, and provocative survey of international human rights action. Egeland compares the human rights policies of the United States and Norway, and looks back on the past two American administrations to show the difficulties that superpower status creates in developing sound human rights policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788200027003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
A Scandinavian University Press Publication Series
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.76(d)

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