Human Rights as War by Other Means: Peace Politics in Northern Ireland

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Aug 4, 2014 - Political Science - 304 pages

Combining firsthand ethnographic reportage with historical research, Human Rights as War by Other Means traces the use of rights discourse in Northern Ireland's politics from the local civil rights campaigns of the 1960s to present-day activism for truth recovery and LGBT equality.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Whose Rights and Whose Peace?
1
Chapter 2 The Usual Suspects
37
Chapter 3 Peace SellsWhos Buying?
69
Chapter 4 The Politics We Deserve
101
Chapter 5 No Justice No Peace
133
Chapter 6 Love Is a Human Right
168
Chapter 7 Ethnopolitics and Human Rights
201
Notes
217
Glossary
231
Bibliography
245
Index
273
Acknowledgments
285
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Jennifer Curtis is an honorary fellow in social anthropology at the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh.

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