Pub Date2014
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The Uses and Misuses of Human Rights: A Critical Approach to Advocacy

George Andreopoulos (ed) Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat (ed)
Palgrave Macmillan US

This volume focuses on challenges to the effective and proper use of human rights and tries to identify, through a series of case studies, strategies and contexts in which human rights advocacy can work in favor of human rights, as well as situations in which such advocacy may backfire, or unintentionally cause harm.

About the Author

George Andreopoulos, Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA;  Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat, University of Connecticut, USA Surma Das, University of Guelph, Canada Christian Davenport, University of Michigan, USA Amanda M. Fulmer, University of Washington in Seattle, USA Ronald Holzhacker, University of Groningen, the Netherlands Candace Johnson, University of Guelph, Canada Cyanne E. Loyle, West Virginia University, USA Samuel Martínez, University of Connecticut, USA Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton, USA Susan Waltz, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, USA.