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Published: 08 January 2015

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190222543

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Failing to Protect

The UN and the Politicization of Human Rights

Rosa Freedman

  • Explains why the respect in which the UN is held is not matched by admiration for its practical attempts to safeguard human rights.
  • Shows how certain countries and political blocs manipulate and undermine the UN's human rights efforts
  • Argues for urgent and radical reform at the international level
  • It is accessible and relevant to students and scholars of international law, politics, and human rights, as well as to a general audience of non-specialists
  • · It explains international human rights law to a lay (non-specialist) audience

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