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By Shadi Mokhtari

This e-book traverses 3 pivotal human rights struggles of the post-September eleventh period: the yank human rights crusade to problem the Bush administration's 'War on Terror' torture and detention guidelines, heart japanese efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the normal West to East circulate of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and heart japanese makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in gentle of yankee interventions. This e-book provides snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside of and among the yank and center japanese contexts. The inquiry has 3 points: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and tool as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and center japanese stumble upon at the human rights airplane. eventually, it attracts out the era's key classes for relocating the human rights venture forward.

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