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Author Tolley, Howard.

Title The International Commission of Jurists : global advocates for human rights / Howard B. Tolley, Jr.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1994]


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Physical description xvii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([333]-344) and index.
Contents Introduction: Human Rights NGOs, World Politics, and International Law -- Pt. I. 1952-1955: Cold Warriors against Socialist Legality. 1. Recruiting Free World Jurists -- Pt. II. 1956-1963: Liberal Idealists for the Rule of Law. 2. Organizing a Global Network. 3. Defining the Rule of Law. 4. Protecting Victims -- Pt. III. 1963-1970: NGO Pioneers for International Human Rights. 5. Building Coalitions for Global Change. 6. Responding to Crisis -- Pt. IV. 1970-1990: Elite Advocates for Economic and Social Justice. 7. Mobilizing Advocates for Development. 8. Setting Standards and Procedures. 9. Enforcing Civil Liberties. 10. Representing the Bench and Bar -- Pt. V. 1990-1993. Third World Leadership for a New Order. 11. Turning Forty -- Conclusion: Politics, Law, and Human Rights NGOs -- App. 1. ICJ/CIJL National Sections and Affiliates, 1993 -- App. 2. ICJ/CIJL Periodicals, Yearbooks, and Activity Reports.
Subject International Commission of Jurists (1952- )
Rule of law.
Human rights.
ISBN 0812232542 (acid-free paper)