New PDF release: Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

By Julie A. Mertus

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It has turn into regimen for the U.S. executive to invoke human rights to justify its overseas coverage judgements and army ventures. yet this human rights speak has now not been supported by way of a human rights stroll. Policymakers always observe a double general for human rights norms: one the remainder of the realm needs to detect, yet which the U.S. can accurately forget about. in accordance with vast interviews with best international policymakers, army officers, and human rights advocates, Mertus tells the tale of the way America's makes an attempt to advertise human rights in another country have, satirically, undermined these rights in different international locations. the second one variation brings the tale modern, together with new sections at the moment 1/2 the Bush management and the Iraq struggle, and updates on Afghanistan. the 1st version of Bait and turn gained the yankee Political technological know-how Association's 2005 top e-book on Human Rights.

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Reagan’s foreign policy revealed hypocrisy with respect to condemning communist regimes for human rights abuses while remaining silent on those of authoritarian allies. During this time, a distrustful Congress mobilized to ameliorate the damage caused by the executive branch’s stance on human rights, and the Department of State and the Foreign Service grew ever more sensitive to human rights themes. This legacy undoubtedly shaped and constrained Bush’s own policies with respect to human rights.

15. : Cornell University Press, 1989); and Rhoda Howard and Jack Donnelly, “Human Dignity, Human Rights and Political Regimes,” American Political Science Review 80 (1986): 801–17. 16. , Ken Booth, “Three Tyrannies,” in Dunne and Wheeler, Human Rights in Global Politics, 31–70. 17. , Michael Perry, The Idea of Human Rights (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998). 18. , William F. Schultz, In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All (Boston: Beacon Press, 2001). 19. , Bhikhu Paarekh, “Non-Ethnocentric Universalism,” in Dunne and Wheeler, Human Rights in Global Politics, 128–59.

Michael Perry, The Idea of Human Rights (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998). 18. , William F. Schultz, In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All (Boston: Beacon Press, 2001). 19. , Bhikhu Paarekh, “Non-Ethnocentric Universalism,” in Dunne and Wheeler, Human Rights in Global Politics, 128–59. 20. , Andrew Hurrell, “Power, Principles and Prudence: Protecting Human Rights in a Deeply Divided World,” in Dunne and Wheeler, Human Rights in Global Politics, 277–302. 21.

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