This Week’s New Book: Decolonization and the Evolution of International Human Rights

Now in Paperback
Decolonization and the Evolution of International Human Rights
Decolonization and the Evolution of International Human Rights


Roland Burke

240 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth | ISBN 978-0-8122-4219-5 | $55.00 | £36.00

EBook | ISBN 978-0-8122-0532-9 | $24.95 | £16.50
Paper | ISBN 978-0-8122-2258-6 | $24.95 | £16.50

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

This book challenges traditional accounts of the Third World's contribution to international human rights. It demonstrates that diplomats from Third World countries helped both to radicalize the UN human rights agenda in the heyday of decolonization and to undermine that agenda by advancing cultural relativism as an excuse for abuses in the 1970s. Read more . . .


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