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Human rights in American and Russian political thought

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- United States -- History.,
    • Civil rights -- Soviet Union -- History.,
    • Human rights -- United States -- History.,
    • Human rights -- Soviet Union -- History.,
    • Political science -- United States -- History.,
    • Political science -- Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementArpad Kadarkay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 K27 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3784911M
      ISBN 100819124818, 0819124826
      LC Control Number81045910

        In short, human rights are in reality nothing but political ideals or goals. Men assert them as rights out of an urge to protect them from the risks and uncertainty of political life; but this is mere self-deception about the human condition. In fact, we are political animals whose rights are always at the mercy of political regimes. In. Tolerance: Human Rights are for All Human Beings All governments have an obligation to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms, which are the birthright of all human beings. The values captured in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in other global and regional commitments are consistent with the values upon which the United States.   Russian Violations of Borders, Treaties, and Human Rights. have used wars to achieve internal political objectives. The first Chechen war was “a small victorious war” that was calculated to raise the popularity of President Yeltsin which suffered because of the lawless process of privatization and resulting impoverishment of the Russian. “Strum’s fascinating account of this largely ignored case reminds us that the civil rights movement had many strands.” —American Review of Politics “Mendez v. Westminster plays an underappreciated role in the struggle for civil rights in the United States. Strum brings the people and debates of the case vividly to life, particularly.

      She is the author of From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy (Columbia University Press, ), which explains how transnational connections and s-era social movements inspired Americans to advocate for a new approach to human rights. Her first book, Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War.


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