Current Issues in Human Rights and International Relations: Papers from the Clemens Nathan Research Centre

Papers from the Clemens Nathan Research Centre
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • erschienen am 1. November 2009
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 276 Seiten
978-90-04-17985-1 (ISBN)
Following its creation in 2004, initially as the research arm of the Consultative Council of Jewish Organisations (CCJO), and later in a more independent role, the Clemens Nathan Research Centre (CNRC) has rapidly become an important element within the Human Rights movement in the United Kingdom, and beyond. A striking feature of the CNRC s work has been its organisation of a series of very successful multi-disciplinary seminars on topics related to Human Rights, and to international relations. This book comprises many of the papers presented at these seminars, as well as two public lectures linked to CNRC/CCJO activities. The papers and lectures reflect the high quality of the materials produced for CNRC projects, and are distinguished by the broad range of experience of the contributors, who include academics, clergymen and senior officials of international organisations, as well as military officers of the highest rank and civil servants at the heart of government decision-making. The publishers are pleased to be able to give those who have been unable to attend CNRC seminars the opportunity to enjoy and be enriched by this selection of papers.
  • Englisch
  • Dordrecht
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
  • Höhe: 244 mm
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  • Breite: 165 mm
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  • Dicke: 20 mm
  • 567 gr
978-90-04-17985-1 (9789004179851)
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Introduction; Part I: Terrorism and Human Rights Terrorism: How Dangerous is the Threat? General the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank; Future Tasks for Security Agencies in the Fight Against Terrorism Anthony Glees; Legal Measures Against Terrorism Francoise Hampso; Freedom of Religion or Belief in the 'Age of Terror': Muslims as the Prime Victims of Religiously-Motivated Terrorism Sara Kahn; International Law and the 'War on Terror' David Kretzmer; Tactical Vicory and Defeat in a War Against Terror Aryeh Nusbacher;Muslims and the Aftermath of 7 July 2005: Revisiting Minority Rights in the United Kingdom Javaid Rehman;Terrorism and Human Rights in the Field of Conflict Patrick Sookhdeo;The Aftermath of 7 July 2005: New Trends in Terrorism Michel Whine; Part II: Foreign Policy and Human Rights Geopolitics and Power: What Room for Human Rights? Sir Jeremy Greenstock;Comments on Geopolitics and Power Rosemary Hollis;Comments on Geopolitics and Power Sir Franklin Berman;Response to Comments Sir Jeremy Greenstock;The Politics of the UN Commission on Human Rights/ Human Rights Council Sir Nigel Rodley;Running to Stand Still: The Reform of the UN Human Rights Machinery Francoise Hampson;Human Rights and Foreign Policy in Developing Countries: Reflections on the IBA's Work in Swaziland and Afghanistan Phillip Tahmindjis; Protecting Citizens from Torture Abroad: Are Governments Doing Enough? Carla Ferstman; Part III: International Development and Human Rights Democracy, Development and Violence Paul Collier; What Development Does Africa Want? Richard Dowden;DfID's Transition from Aid Agency to Development Ministry: What Does Policy Coherence Imply? Patrick Watt;Ashanti Development in Ghana Penny David;The European Union in Africa Niagale Bagayoko;The Changing Face of Western Colonialism in Africa Antoine Roger Lokongo; Part IV: Public Lectures on Conflict The Art of Prevention of Conflict Rolf Ekeus;Leslie Prince Memorial Lecture of the Anglo-Jewish Association General Sir Rupert Smith.
"Drawing on his own personal experience of persecution, Clemens Nathan has produced a wide-ranging and fascinating treatment of the relation of human rights and religion today, which makes a welcome contribution to current debates."
The Rev Prof Richard A. Burridge FKC, Dean of King's College London & Professor of Biblical Interpretation.

"Clemens Nathan weaves together a fascinating, personal and profound reflection on the relationship between religion and human rights. Anyone interested in the role religion plays in society today will benefit from reading this book."
Dr Edward Kessler, Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths, Cambridge, UK.

"This is a remarkable study from someone who both understands the theory of human rights discourse and at the same time has lived within many of the practical debates. It is informed, rich, and powerful. I recommend it highly."
Rev Prof Ian Markham, Professor of Theology and Ethics and Dean of Hartford Seminary, USA.

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