Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


US Human Rights Conduct and International Legitimacy: The Constrained Hegemony of George W. Bush

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9781137363213
Published: February 2014
Publisher: Palgrave Scholarly
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £66.00



Despatched in 6 to 8 days.

Did the Bush administration fundamentally harm the international human rights system through its rejection of human rights norms? This is the central question explored within US Human Rights Conduct and International Legitimacy, which analyses the practices of legitimacy between the Bush administration, states, and international organizations in cases of torture, habeas corpus, and rendition. Vincent Keating argues that despite the material power of the United States, there is little evidence that the Bush administration gravely damaged international norms on torture and habeas corpus as few nations have followed in America's footsteps, and that the Bush administration's deviation from international norms has served to reaffirm worldwide commitment to human rights.

Image not available lge
Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Norms and Legitimacy in International Security
3. Torture
4. Habeas Corpus
5. Rendition
6. Conclusion
Bibliography