Evidence for hope : making human rights work in the 21st century / Kathryn Sikkink.Material type: TextPublisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, Description: viii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780691170626 (hbk)Subject(s): Human rightsLOC classification: K3240 | S55 2017
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-300) and index.
Introduction: Anger, hope, and the belief you can make a difference -- Response to the critics: how to evaluate the legitimacy and effectiveness of human rights -- The diverse political origins of human rights -- The struggles for human rights during the Cold War -- Why is it so hard to measure the effectiveness of human rights law and activism? -- What does and doesn't work to promote human rights? -- Conclusions: evidence for hope without complacency.