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The Resource Insincere commitments : human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism, Heather M. Smith-Cannoy

Insincere commitments : human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism, Heather M. Smith-Cannoy

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Insincere commitments : human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism
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Insincere commitments
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human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism
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Heather M. Smith-Cannoy
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eng
Summary
Paradoxically, many governments that persistently violate human rights have also ratified international human rights treaties that empower their citizens to file grievances against them at the United Nations. Therefore, citizens in rights-repressing regimes find themselves with the potentially invaluable opportunity to challenge their government's abuses. Why would rights-violating governments ratify these treaties and thus afford their citizens this right? Can the mechanisms provided in these treaties actually help promote positive changes in human rights?Insincere Commitments uses both quant
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non fiction
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Insincere commitments : human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism, Heather M. Smith-Cannoy
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Insincere commitments : human rights treaties, abusive states, and citizen activism, Heather M. Smith-Cannoy
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2tt737
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 A New Approach to Commitment and Compliance; 2 Patterns of Commitment; 3 Causes of Commitment; 4 Individual Petitions in Eastern Europe: Racial Discrimination in Slovakia; 5 Hungary and the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; 6 The UN Human Rights Committee in Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan; 7 The Causes and Consequences of Commitment Reconsidered; Appendix; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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1 online resource (xiv, 206 pages :)
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online
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9781589018877
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