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Ethics in action: the ethical challenges of international human rights nongovernmental organizations

Author: Bell, Daniel A. ; Coicaud, Jean-Marc Corporate author: United Nations University Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 320 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521684491Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Ethics in Action The Ethical Challenges of International Human Rights Nongovernmental Organizations Contents Acknowledgments List of Contributors Introduction: Reflections on Dialogues between Practitioners page ix xi and Theorists of Human Rights.......................................................................... 1 Daniel A. Bell SECTION I. NORTHERN INGOs AND SOUTHERN AID RECIPIENTS: THE CHALLENGE OF UNEQUAL POWER 1 The Pornography of Poverty: A Cautionary Fundraising Tale..................23 Betty Plewes and Rieky Stuart 2 An Imperfect Process: Funding Human Rights ­ A Case Study................ 38 Mona Youths 3 Transformational Development as the Key to Housing Rights ................ 54 Steven Weir 4 Human Rights INGOs and the North--South Gap: The Challenge of Normative and Empirical Learning .................................................. 79 Bonny Ibhawoh SECTION IL INGOs AND GOVERNMENTS: THE CHALLENGE OF DEALING WITH STATES THAT RESTRICT THE ACTIVITIES OF INGOs 5 Dilemmas Facing NGOs in Coalition-Occupied Iraq.................................. 99 Lyal S. Sunga 6 Human Rights in Action: Supporting Human Rights Work in Authoritarian Countries.................................................................... 117 Birgit Lindsnaes, Hans-Otto Sano, and Hatla Thelle 7 Driving without a Map: Implementing Legal Projects in China Aimed at Improving Human Rights ..................................................... 132 Sophia Woodman 8 Normative Compliance and Hard Bargaining: INGOs and China's Response to International Human Rights Criticism ........................... 151 Sun Zhe SECTION III. INGOs AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS: THE CHALLENGE OF DEALING WITH GLOBAL POVERTY 9 Defending Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: Practical Issues Faced by an International Human Rights Organization . . . . 169 Kenneth Roth 10 Thinking through Social and Economic Rights....................................... 181 Neera Chandhoke Response to the Critique of Neera Chandhoke....................................... 198 Kenneth Roth A Final Response to Kenneth Roth.......................................................... 201 Neera Chandhoke 11 Amnesty International and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights...... 204 Curt Goering 12 Moral Priorities for International Human Rights NGOs ...................... 218 Thomas Pogge 13 The Problem of Doing Good in a World That Isn't: Reflections on the Ethical Challenges Facing INGOs..............................................257 Joseph H. Carens Respect and Disagreement: A Response to Joseph Carens................... 273 Thomas Pogge Conclusion: INGOs as Collective Mobilization of Transnational Solidarity: Implications for Human Rights Work at the United Nations......................................................................................... 279 Jean-Marc Coicaud Index 303

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