From Cold War to Trade War: Neocolonialism and Human Rights

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Abstract

Critiques the deployment of human rights discourse in international relations. Political necessity of retaining the project of universal human rights as an ongoing and historically specific endeavor; Emergence of an international regime of human rights; Human rights discourse in the post-Cold War era.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-32
Number of pages32
JournalSocial Text
Issue number58
StatePublished - Mar 1 1999

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Keywords

  • HUMAN rights
  • INTERNATIONAL relations
  • cold wars
  • nongovernmental organizations
  • cultural relativism
  • international cooperation
  • capitalism
  • universalism
  • countries
  • treaties
  • war

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From Cold War to Trade War : Neocolonialism and Human Rights. / Koshy, Susan.

In: Social Text, No. 58, 01.03.1999, p. 1-32.

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