Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power

Through careful archival research, Glenn Mitoma reveals how the U.S. government, key civil society groups, Cold War politics, and specific individuals led to America's emergence in the twentieth century as an ambivalent yet central player in establishing an international rights ethic.

Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power

Glenn Mitoma

2013 | 240 pages | Cloth $55.00
Law | American History
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Human Rights Hegemony in the American Century
Chapter 1. The Study of Peace, Human Rights, and International Organization
Chapter 2. A Pacific Charter
Chapter 3. Carlos Romulo, Freedom of Information, and the Philippine Pattern
Chapter 4. Charles Malik, the International Bill of Rights, and Ultimate Things
Chapter 5. The NAACP, the ABA, and the Logic of Containment
Conclusion: Toward Universal Human Rights