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

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

EditorMichael Goodhart, Anja Mihr

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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.

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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.

MICHAEL GOODHART is Associate Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies, University of Pittsburgh, USA. His current research focuses on problems of global injustice, on the theory and practice of democracy and human rights in the context of globalization, and on related questions concerning global democratic governance and ac...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230280994

ISBN - 13:9780230280991

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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