Just politics : human rights and the foreign policy of great powers (Book, 2008) [Beloit College]
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Just politics : human rights and the foreign policy of great powers

Author: C William Walldorf, Jr.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Many foreign policy analysts assume that elite policymakers in liberal democracies consistently ignore humanitarian norms when these norms interfere with commercial and strategic interests. Today's endorsement by Western governments of repressive regimes in countries from Kazakhstan to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in the name of fighting terror only reinforces this opinion. In Just Politics, C. William Walldorf, Jr.,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C William Walldorf, Jr.
ISBN: 9780801446337 0801446333
OCLC Number: 190876456
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-219) and index.
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2009 International Security Studies Book A.
Description: x, 229 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : human rights and foreign policy --
Humanitarianism and commitment termination --
Suffering Christians in British-Ottoman relations --
Torture and summary execution in U.S.-Latin American relations --
Apartheid in U.S.-South African relations --
Human rights and vital security --
The implications of enforced humanitarian norms.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: C. William Walldorf, Jr.
Local System Bib Number:
u273728

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Walldorf argues that Western governments can and must integrate human rights into their foreign policies. Failure to take humanitarian concerns into account, he contends, will only damage their  Read more...
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"A fascinating account of how leading democratic states struggle over conflicts between hard-nosed strategic calculations and liberal democratic and humanitarian norms. Walldorf argues that it is in Read more...

 
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