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The Uses and Misuses of Human Rights, A Critical Approach to Advocacy, edited by G. Andreopoulos, Z. Arat

Summary
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
Table Of Contents
Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 On the Uses and Misuses of Human Rights: A Critical Approach to Advocacy1; Use, Abuse, and Misuse of Human Rights; Power and Human Rights; Contextualizing Human Rights Advocacy; Conclusion; Notes; References; 2 "Gay Rights Are Human Rights": The Framing of New Interpretations of International Human Rights Norms; Framing Processes; Early Scholarly Work-Emergence of New Human Rights Interpretations; Theorizing in Academia Concerning LGBT Persons and Human Rights; Media and the Emerging Framing in the Popular Press
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2014.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (245 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781137408341

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