Human Rights in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change since 9/11

Human Rights in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change since 9/11

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Human Rights in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change since 9/11 by M. Goodhart

This is the first book to offer a systematic analysis of human rights in the 21st century. The chapters, written from diverse methodological perspectives, provide rich and varied insights on vital questions concerning the resiliency, weaknesses, and prospects of human rights today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349327973
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

PETER BAEHR is an Honorary Professor of Human Rights, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
LENA BARRETT is based at the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York, UK.
JACK DONNELLY is Professor at Josef Korbel School of International Relations, University of Denver, USA.
BRIGITTE HAMM is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
LAURI MALKSOO is Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Tartu, Estonia.
JAMIE MAYERFELD is Associate Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, Societies & Justice at the University of Washington, USA.
JULIE MERTUS is Professor and Co-Director of the MA program in Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs at American University, USA.
TAZREENA SAJJAD is a doctoral candidate at American University, USA.
HANS-PETER SCHMITZ is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA.
PATRICIA SCHNEIDER is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg, Germany.
YAN ST. PIERRE is a PhD student.
MORTON WINSTON is Professor of Philosophy and Chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at The College of New Jersey, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: PERSPECTIVES International Human Rights since 9/11: More Continuity than Change; J.Donnelly Why Human Rights will Prevail in the War on Terror; M.Winston Feminism(s) in International Human Rights Post 9/11; J.Mertus & T. Sajjad PART II: HUMAN RIGHTS DISCOURSES Reverting to Form: American Exceptionalism and International Human Rights; M.Goodhart Any Fallout from 9/11 for Russia? Continuity and Change in the Russian Federation's Human Rights Policies in the Fight Against Terror; L.Mälksoo PART III: CHANGE? TRANSATLANTIC RESPONSES TO 9/11 The High Price of American Exceptionalism: Comparing Torture by the United States and Europe after 9/11; J.Mayerfeld Europe's Human Rights Regime after 9/11: Human Rights versus Terrorism; A.Mihr Terror Blacklist on Trial: Smart Sanctions Challenged by Human Rights; P.Schneider Human Rights and Counterterrorism: The Case of the Netherlands; P.Baehr Caught in the Storm: Middle-Powers as Barometers for the West's Changing Attitudes towards Security and Human Rights after 9/11; Y.St. Pierre PART IV: CONTINUITY? GLOBAL TRENDS Transnational NGOs and Human Rights in a post 9/11 World; H.P.Schmitz Disaggregating the Effects of 9/11 on NGOs; L.Barrett Business as New Actors in the Human Rights Regime; B.Hamm Conclusion

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