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By Shadi Mokhtari

This ebook traverses 3 pivotal human rights struggles of the post-September eleventh period: the yank human rights crusade to problem the Bush administration's 'War on Terror' torture and detention regulations, heart japanese efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the conventional West to East circulate of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and center japanese makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in gentle of yank interventions. This ebook offers snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside and among the yankee and center jap contexts. The inquiry has 3 features: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and tool as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and heart japanese stumble upon at the human rights airplane. ultimately, it attracts out the era's key classes for relocating the human rights undertaking forward.

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