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Displacing Human Rights - War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

English · Paperback / Softback

Will be released 01.11.2013

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Displacing Human Rights lays bare the counterproductive consequences of Western human rights intervention in Africa. Based on a case study of northern Uganda's civil war, and drawing on the author's own extensive fieldwork and human rights activism, the book offers a seminal critique of Western intervention and a new path towards peace.

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Adam Branch is Associate Professor of Political Science at San Diego State University, USA, and Senior Research Fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda.

Summary

Displacing Human Rights lays bare the counterproductive consequences of Western human rights intervention in Africa. Based on a case study of northern Uganda's civil war, and drawing on the author's own extensive fieldwork and human rights activism, the book offers a seminal critique of Western intervention and a new path towards peace.

Additional text

While there is other literature looking at the negative/unintended consequences of international human rights action, what Branch brings to the table is a breadth of analysis while simultaneously focusing on Ugandaa welcome contribution, given the lack of work in the area on Uganda.

Product details

Authors Adam Branch, Adam (Associate Professor Branch
Publisher Oxford University Press
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Release 01.11.2013, delayed
 
EAN 9780199351299
ISBN 978-0-19-935129-9
No. of pages 336
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Political science and political education

Internationale Beziehungen, Internationales Öffentliches Recht: Menschenrechte, Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

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