Human Rights in Latin America

This textbook gives a comprehensive overview of the human rights issues facing more than half of the Western Hemisphere. Cardenas synthesizes a large volume of research and incorporates primary documents, wide-ranging cases, images, and supplementary student resources, to explore basic themes of terror and hope.

Human Rights in Latin America
A Politics of Terror and Hope

Sonia Cardenas

2009 | 264 pages | Cloth $59.95 | Paper $24.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction Terror and Hope

PT. I VIOLATING RIGHTS
Ch. 1 A Regional Survey
Ch. 2 Explaining Violations

PT. II PROMOTING REFORM
Ch. 3 Global Governance
Ch. 4 Transnational Networks
Ch. 5 Human Rights Change

PT. III SECURING JUSTICE
Ch. 6 Accountability Versus Impunity
Ch. 7 Never Again?

APPENDICES
1. American Convention on Human Rights, Part I
2. Human Rights Treaties: Regional Ratifiers
3. Human Development Indicators
4. Select Internship Opportunities
5. Suggested Assignments for Instructors

Index