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Achieving Human Rights (Hardcover)

Author: Falk, Richard

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Richard Falk once again captures our attention with a nuanced analysis of what we need to do - at the personal level as well as state actions - to refocus our pursuit of human rights in a post-9/11 world. From democratic global governance, to the costs of the Iraq War, the preeminent role of the United States in the world order to the role of individual citizens of a globalized world, Falk stresses the moral urgency of achieving human rights. In elegant simplicity, this book places the priority of such an ethos in the personal decisions we make in our human interactions, not just the activities of government institutions and non-governmental organizations. Falk masterly weaves together such topics as the Iraq War, U.S. human rights practices and abuses, humanitarian intervention, the rule of law, responses to terrorism, genocide in Bosnia, the Pinochet trial, the Holocaust, and information technology to create a moral tapestry of world order with human rights at the center.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415990158
SKU 207969702
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415990157
Release Date 11/14/2008
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Routledge
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