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The responses of Liberal Democracies to the torture of citizens : a comparative study

Banham, Cynthia Marina


Liberal international law analyses typically focus attention on the role of domestic politics in shaping state responses to international human rights violations. The analysis, exemplified in Beth Simmons's book, Mobilizing for Human Rights, assumes that stable liberal democracies will respond to international human rights issues in a similar fashion, based on the fact that political rights in these open, democratic systems are largely protected, leading to complacency among citizenries. This...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7637d9d35c5


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