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Title The Routledge history of human rights / edited by Jean H. Quataert, Lora Wildenthal.

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.


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Physical description 1 online resource ( xviii, 672 pages.)
Series The Routledge histories
Routledge histories.
Contents List of maps and images List of contributors Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: An Open-Ended and Contingent History of Human Rights Jean H. Quataert and Lora Wildenthal Part 1. The New Internationalism 2. John Anderson - Slave, Refugee, and Freedom Fighter: A Human Rights Campaign in the Age of Empire Caroline Shaw 3. Investigating and Ameliorating Atrocities in the Nineteenth Century: International Commissions of Inquiry in the Balkans (1876-1880) Benjamin E. Brockman-Hawe 4. Reclaiming Congo Reform for the History of Human Rights Mairi S. MacDonald 5. The Red Cross and the Laws of War, 1863-1949: International Rights Activism before Human Rights Kimberly Lowe Part 2. The Interwar Era: The League of Nations 6. United in their Quest for Peace? Transnational Women Activists between the World Wars Marie Sandell 7. The "Rights of Man" and Sex Equality: International Human Rights Discourses in the 1930s Regula Ludi Part 3. The Formative UN Era A. UN Treaty Making 8. Social and Economic Rights: The Struggle for Equivalent Protection Claire-Michelle Smyth 9. Islam and UN Human Rights Treaty Ratification in the Middle East: The Impact of International Law on Diplomacy Rachel A. George 10. When the War Came: The Child Rights Convention and the Conflation of Human Rights and the Laws of War Linde Lindkvist B. Decolonization 11. "Why Then Call It the Declaration of Human Rights?" The Failures of Universal Human Rights in Colonial Africa's Internationally Supervised Territories Meredith Terretta 12. Decolonization, Development, and Identity: The Evolution of the Anticolonial Human Rights Critique, 1948-1978 Roland Burke 13. "When You are Weak, You Have to Stick to Principles": Botswana and Anti-Colonialism in Human Rights History James Christian Kirby C. Socialist and Capitalist Versions of Human Rights 14. The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Gender of Economic Rights Eileen Boris and Jill Jensen 15. Human Rights Movements and the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Explaining the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 Ned Richardson-Little 16. Human Rights in China: Resisting Orthodoxy Pitman B. Potter 17. Continuity and Change in U.S. Human Rights Policy Sarah B. Snyder Part 4. After Formal Empire and the Cold War: How Human Rights are Practiced Around the Globe (1980s-2001) 18. The Universality of Human Rights: Early NGO Practices in the Arab World Catherine Baylin Dureya 19. How Women Become Human: Chilean Contributions to Women's Human Rights from Dictatorship to the 21st Century Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney 20. The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo: From Dictatorship to Democracy Jennifer Adair 21. Asma Jahangir: Personifying the Human Rights Debate in Pakistan Afiya Shehrbano Zia Part 5. The Universal Human Rights Pantheon in National Contexts 22. Freedom of Religion and the New Diversity: Case Studies from Canada Lori G. Beaman 23. Indigenous Activism for Human Rights: A Case Study from Australia Rachel Standfield and Lynette Russell 24. The International LGBT Rights Movement: An Introductory History Laura A. Belmonte 25. Rights in Isolation: Lessons on Public Health and Human Rights from Leprosy and HIV in the Pacific Islands Adam R Houston Part 6. New Forms of Accountability in a National Security World (2001 to the Present) 26. Decentralization and Public-Private Diplomacy in the Business and Human Rights Field Steven S. Nam 27. The Selectivity of Universal Jurisdiction: The History of Transnational Human Rights Prosecutions in Latin America and Spain Ulrike Capdepón 28. Militarized Sexual Violence and Campaigns for Redress Vera Mackie 29. Solidarity Rights and the Common Heritage of Humanity Anca Claudia Prodan 30. Intellectual Property Law and Human Rights Steven Wilf 31. Caged at the Border: Immigration Detention and the Denial of Human Rights to Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants Stephanie J. Silverman and Petra Molnar Part 7. The Transformative Impact of Human Rights on Knowledge 32. Archiving Human Rights in Latin America: Transitional Justice and Shifting Visions of Political Change Michelle Carmody 33. Emotion in the History of Human Rights: A Case Study of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Christine Lavrence 34. From the Classroom to the Public: Engaging Students in Human Rights History Jessica M. Frazier A Bibliography on the History of Human Rights Index
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
History notes Jean H. Quataert is SUNY Distinguished Professor of History Emerita at Binghamton University, USA and co-editor of the Journal of Women's History (2010-20). She has published many books and articles, including Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilization in Global Politics (2009) and "A New Look at International Law: Gendering the Practices of Humanitarian Medicine in Europe's 'Small Wars,' 1879-1907," Human Rights Quarterly, 2018, vol. 40, no. 3, 547-69. Lora Wildenthal is John Antony Weir Professor of History and Associate Dean of Humanities at Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA. She is the author of German Women for Empire, 1884-1945 (2001) and The Language of Human Rights in West Germany (2013).
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 18, 2019).
Other author Quataert, Jean H. (Jean Helen), 1945- editor.
Wildenthal, Lora, 1965- editor.
Taylor & Francis.
Subject Human rights -- History.
Humanitarian law.
Variant Title History of human rights
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