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After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East

After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East

by Shadi Mokhtari


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107401488
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/21/2011
Series: Cambridge Studies in Law and Society Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Shadi Mokhtari is Assistant Professor at the School of International Service at American University. She currently works with a domestic violence nonprofit organization in the Washington DC area and serves as the managing editor of the Muslim World Journal of Human Rights. She holds PhD and LLM degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; a JD from the University of Texas School of Law; a master's in international affairs from Columbia University; and a BA from American University. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and has contributed chapters to books, including Islamic Law and International Law (�he Iranian Search for Human Rights within an Islamic Framework� (2007), Islamic Feminism and the Law (�owards a New Agenda for Islamic Feminism:Clearing the Human Rights Minefield� (2008), and Migrant Women's Search for Social Justice (�igrant Women's Interests and the Case of Shari'a Tribunals in Ontario� (2009). In 2006, she was selected as a �ew voices�panelist at the American Association of International Law Conference and was awarded honorable mention for the John Peter Humphreys Fellowship from the Canadian Council on International Law.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. American imaginings of human rights and the Middle East; 2. The human rights challenge from within; 3. The Middle Eastern gaze on American human rights commitments; 4. American imprints and the Middle East's new human rights landscape; 5. From the ashes of the post-September 11th era: lessons for the human rights project.

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