Contesting human rights : norms, institutions and practice

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Full title: Contesting human rights : norms, institutions and practice / edited by Alison Brysk (Mellichamp Chair and Department Chair of Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara), and Michael Stohl (Director, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, Professor of Communication, Political Science and Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, US).
Other authors: Brysk, Alison, 1960- (Editor)
Stohl, Michael, 1947- (Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents: 1. Introduction: Contesting human rights: pathways of change / Alison Brysk
  • Part I: Pathways
  • 2. Building momentum: changes in advocacy discourse around early child marriage, 2011-2017 / Amanda Murdie, Baekkwan Park, Jaqueline Hart and Margo Mullinex
  • 3. Tensions in rights: navigating emerging contradictions in the emerging LGBT rights revolution / Phillip M. Ayoub
  • 4. Better late than never? The evolving responsibility of internatioal organizations / George Andreopoulous
  • Part II: Regime development
  • 5. A horizontal pathway to impact? An assessment of the universal periodic review at 10 / Pilar Elizalde
  • 6. The trans-regional construction of human rights / Wayne Sandholtz, Adam Feldman
  • 7. The effectiveness of an emerging pathway of rights: the constitutionalization of human rights law / Stephen Meili
  • 8. Human rights cities: making the global local / Michael Goodhart
  • Part III: Contractions and limitations
  • 9. Advocacy and accountability in the age of backlash: NGOs and regional courts / Courtney Hillebrecht
  • 10.What went wrong: backlash and contradictions in Central and Eastern Europe / Patrice C. McMahon
  • 11. Emerging contradictions in US human rights policy: The Trump Agenda / Clair Apodaca
  • 12. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: conclusions on contesting human rights / Michael Stohl
  • Index.