The Resource The rise and fall of human rights : cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine, Lori Allen, (ebook)

The rise and fall of human rights : cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine, Lori Allen, (ebook)

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The rise and fall of human rights : cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine
Title
The rise and fall of human rights
Title remainder
cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine
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Lori Allen
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Language
eng
Summary
The Rise and Fall of Human Rights provides a groundbreaking ethnographic investigation of the Palestinian human rights world-its NGOs, activists, and "victims," as well as their politics, training, and discourse-since 1979. Though human rights activity began as a means of struggle against the Israeli occupation, in failing to end the Israeli occupation, protect basic human rights, or establish an accountable Palestinian government, the human rights industry has become the object of cynicism for many Palestinians. But far from indicating apathy, such cynicism generates a productive critique of domestic politics and Western interventionism. This book illuminates the successes and failures of Palestinians' varied engagements with human rights in their quest for independence
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Midwest
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1971-
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Allen, Lori
Dewey number
323.095695/3
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in human rights
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  • Human rights advocacy
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Human rights
  • Palestine
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
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adult
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The rise and fall of human rights : cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine, Lori Allen, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780804785518
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891514
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11891514
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MWT11891514
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The rise and fall of human rights : cynicism and politics in occupied Palestine, Lori Allen, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804785518
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891514
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891514
System control number
MWT11891514
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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