This book examines the causes and consequences of the emerging new relationship between security and human rights in Europe. It explores how the theoretical linkage between security and human rights evolved within the context of East-West relations. .
1. Introduction: Human Rights and Security from the French to the East European Revolution Part One: Human Rights and International Security 2. Security, Human Rights, and East-West Relations: Theoretical Bases of the Linkage 3. Human Rights, International Security, and the Crisis of Communism 4. A Time for Linkage? Western Leverage for Human Rights and Security in Eastern Europe 5. Human Rights and the Policy of Leverage and Linkage: The Lesson of the Helsinki Process 6. Human Rights and East-West Relations 7. Dilemmas in Human Rights Foreign Policy: The Case of the Netherlands Part Two: Human Rights and the Security of States and Societies 8. Old and New Soviet Thinking on Human Rights 9. Perestroika, Freedom, and the Rule of Law 10. Ethnic Rights as Human Rights: The Case of the Baltic States and Hungary 11. Human Rights in a Multiethnic State: The Case of Yugoslavia 12. Democratization in Eastern Europe: The Hopes and the Risks 13. Human Rights in the Transition from Authoritarian to Pluralistic Regimes 14. Conclusion: Human Rights and Security in a New Europe?