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Activists Beyond Borders : Advocacy Networks in International Politics - 98 edition

Activists Beyond Borders : Advocacy Networks in International Politics (ISBN10: 0801484561; ISBN13: 9780801484568)
ISBN13: 978-0801484568
ISBN10: 0801484561

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0801434440
ISBN10: 0801434440

Summary: Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink examine a type of pressure group that has been largely ignored by political analysts: networks of activists that coalesce and operate across national frontiers. Their targets may be international organizations or the policies of particular states. Historical examples of such transborder alliances include anti-slavery and woman suffrage campaigns. In the past two decades, transnational activism has had a significant impact in hu
man rights, especially in Latin America, and advocacy networks have strongly influenced environmental politics as well. The authors also examine the emergence of an international campaign around violence against women.
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Summary: Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink examine a type of pressure group that has been largely ignored by political analysts: networks of activists that coalesce and operate across national frontiers. Their targets may be international organizations or the policies of particular states. Historical examples of such transborder alliances include anti-slavery and woman suffrage campaigns. In the past two decades, transnational activism has had a significant impact in human rights, especially in Latin America, and advocacy networks have strongly influenced environmental politics as well. The authors also examine the emergence of an international campaign around violence against women. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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