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By Shadi Mokhtari

This ebook 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 regulations, center jap efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the normal West to East move of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and heart japanese makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in mild of yank interventions. This ebook provides snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside and among the yankee and center jap contexts. The inquiry has 3 features: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and gear as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and center jap 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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