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Title American exceptionalism and human rights / edited by Michael Ignatieff.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2005]
©2005

Subject Human rights -- United States -- Congresses.
Exceptionalism -- United States.
National characteristics, American -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Congresses.
Alt Name Ignatieff, Michael,
Description 1 online resource (vi, 353 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary With the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq, the most controversial question in world politics fast became whether the United States stands within the order of international law or outside it. Does America still play by the rules it helped create? American Exceptionalism and Human Rights addresses this question as it applies to U.S. behavior in relation to international human rights.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 Introduction : American exceptionalism and human rights / Michael Ignatieff -- Ch. 2 exceptional first amendment / Frederick Schauer -- Ch. 3 Capital punishment and American exceptionalism / Carol S. Steiker -- Ch. 4 Why does the American constitution lack social and economic guarantees? / Cass R. Sunstein -- Ch. 5 America's Jekyll-and-Hyde exceptionalism / Harold Hongju Koh -- Ch. 6 paradox of U.S. human rights policy / Andrew Moravcsik -- Ch. 7 American exceptionalism, popular sovereignty, and the rule of law / Paul W. Kahn -- Ch. 8 American exceptionalism : the new version / Stanley Hoffmann -- Ch. 9 Integrity-anxiety? / Frank I. Michelman -- Ch. 10 brave new judicial world / Anne-Marie Slaughter.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781400826889 (electronic bk.)
1400826888 (electronic bk.)
9780691116471 (cl ; alk. paper)
0691116474 (cl ; alk. paper)
9780691116488 (pb ; alk. paper)
0691116482 (pb ; alk. paper)
0691116474 (cl ; alk. paper)
0691116482 (pb ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 437427334
Additional Format Print version: American exceptionalism and human rights. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2005 0691116474 9780691116471 (DLC) 2004060764 (OCoLC)57168442