Global Human Rights: Public Policies, Comparative Measures, And Ngo Strategies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Global Human Rights

Public Policies, Comparative Measures, And Ngo Strategies, 1st Edition

By Ved P. Nanda


334 pages

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Written in response to the increasingly conscious effort to develop human rights on a universal scale, this seminal volume focuses on three distinct areas of human rights—public policy, criteria for comparative assessment, and NGO (nongovernmental organization) strategies. The contributors amplify and clarify what has been done in the sphere of hum

Table of Contents

Other Titles of Interest -- Preface -- Public Policies -- Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy Under Carter: Continuity and Change -- The Carter Administration—An Appraisal: A Congressional Perspective* -- The Carter Administration—An Appraisal: The Perspective from the Agency for International Development* -- New Directions in U.S. Food Aid: Human Rights and Economic Development* -- Human Rights and Arms Transfer Policy* -- U.S. Policy Toward Human Rights in Latin America: A Comparative Analysis of Two Administrations* -- An Immigration Policy of Helping Bring People to the Resources -- Comparative Measures -- Definitions, Dimensions, Data, and Designs -- A Critique of Present Measures of “Human Rights Development” and an Alternative -- Problems of Comparative Research on Human Rights* -- Human Rights or State Expansion? Cross-National Definitions of Constitutional Rights, 1870-1970* -- Civil Liberties in Democracies: Constitutional Norms, Practices, and Problems of Comparison -- NGO Strategies -- Transnational Development of Human Rights: The Third World Crucible -- Human Rights Theory and NGO Practice: Where Do We Go From Here?* -- Recent Trends in the Expanding Universe of NGOs Dedicated to the Protection of Human Rights* -- Assessing Human Rights: The NGO Contribution -- The Southern Africa Project for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

About the Author

Ved P. Nanda has published extensively on international and environmental law.

James R. Scarritt, professor of political science at the University of Colorado, is author of Analyzing Political Change in Africa (Westview, 1980).

George W. Shepherd, Jr., is professor of international studies, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver; he was previously director of DU's Center on International Race Relations.

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