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The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values By Steven Jensen,

  • Title: The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values
  • Author: Steven Jensen
  • ISBN: 9781107112162
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book fundamentally reinterprets the history of international human rights in the post 1945 era by documenting how pivotal the Global South was for their breakthrough In stark contrast to other contemporary human rights historians who have focused almost exclusively on the 1940s and the 1970s heavily privileging Western agency Steven L B Jensen convincingly arguThis book fundamentally reinterprets the history of international human rights in the post 1945 era by documenting how pivotal the Global South was for their breakthrough In stark contrast to other contemporary human rights historians who have focused almost exclusively on the 1940s and the 1970s heavily privileging Western agency Steven L B Jensen convincingly argues that it was in the 1960s that universal human rights had their breakthrough This is a ground breaking work that places race and religion at the center of these developments and focuses on a core group of states who led the human rights breakthrough, namely Jamaica, Liberia, Ghana, and the Philippines They transformed the norms upon which the international community today is built Their efforts in the 1960s post colonial moment laid the foundation in profound and surprising ways for the so called human rights revolution in the 1970s, when Western activists and states began to embrace human rights.
    The Making of International Human Rights The s Decolonization and the Reconstruction of Global Values This book fundamentally reinterprets the history of international human rights in the post era by documenting how pivotal the Global South was for their breakthrough In stark contrast to other co

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