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US Human Rights Conduct and International Legitimacy

The Constrained Hegemony of George W. Bush

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 1-7
  3. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 9-37
  4. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 39-84
  5. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 85-107
  6. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 109-133
  7. Vincent Charles Keating
    Pages 135-149
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 151-240

About this book

Introduction

Was the Bush administration was successful in legitimating its preferences with habeas corpus, torture, and extraordinary rendition? As American transforms in the post-Bush era, scholars have begun to assess the post-9/11 period in American foreign and domestic policy, asking difficult questions regarding torture and human rights.  

Keywords

hegemony human rights Policy

About the authors

Vincent Charles Keating is a Lecturer in International Relations at Durham University, UK.

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Reviews

"An excellent study of the Bush administration's attempts to legitimize changes to human rights norms in the international system after 9/11, and, crucially, the limits of its ability to do so." Andrew J. Priest, Lecturer, University of Essex, UK