America's War on Terrorism: The Revival of the Nation-state Versus Universal Human Rights

America's War on Terrorism: The Revival of the Nation-state Versus Universal Human Rights

By: Kenneth Christie (author), Amitav Acharya (foreword_author)Hardback

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This study explores the implications of the War in Terror for human rights on a global scale, from a political science perspective. The work explores policy implications on human rights domestically and globally and implications of law, specifically the doctrine of the rule of law, civil liberties, justice and freedom. Case studies are included on countries in Southeast Asia seen as crucial to the War.

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Dr. Kenneth Christie is a Professor of Political Science in the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities at Zayed University in Dubai, UAE. He completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at Florida State University.


Preface by Amitav Acharya; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Dilemma of Global Terrorism and Human Rights; 2 Terrorism and Human rights: Patterns and Effects; 3 The War on Terror; 4 New Global, Old Local Terror: Al Qaeda and other networks; 5 Terror, Human rights and the Law; 6 Case Studies Fighting Terror, Denying Human rights; 7 The Case of terrorism and Human rights in Southeast Asia; 8 Civil Liberties; domestic rights; 9 The International community and Global Terrorism; 10 Conclusion: Where do we go from here?: Securing Human rights?; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773451254
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780773451254
  • ISBN10: 0773451250

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