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Published: 18 June 2019

464 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198783367

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The Ambivalence of Good

Human Rights in International Politics since the 1940s

Jan Eckel

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • The first research-based synthetic study of human rights in the 20th century
  • Breaks new ground on important topics such as human rights in the United Nations, NGOs, human rights campaigns, and the foreign policies of Western states
  • Draws upon fresh empirical research carried out in archives across six countries
  • Provides an alternative history of the 20th century through the lens of human rights politics