Advocacy in Conflict: Critical Perspectives on Transnational by Alex de Waal

By Alex de Waal

For larger or for worse, many high-profile celebrities and corporations became vocal advocates for factors in Africa, Asia, and Latin the US. Advocacy in Conflict explores the results of those pop culture advocacy concepts, which frequently compromise the integrity of the reason in pursuit of prominence and influence.
reading the influence of western mass tradition advocates, Advocacy in Conflict evaluates the successes and screw ups of advocacy campaigns and provides confident feedback of ongoing efforts. Alex de Waal makes use of high-profile case stories, equivalent to campaigns relating to democracy, human trafficking, incapacity rights, and land rights to problem the assumptions and agendas that advocacy agencies perpetuate.

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During these years, advocacy organizations such as HRW for the first time began to identify private sector corporations as duty-bearers with respect to human rights in relatively restricted cases, such as with respect to oil companies’ responsibilities for violations in places such as the Niger Delta. The decade also saw the emergence of a new consensus on international development and poverty reduction, leading to two parallel approaches, namely a rights-based approach to development, and the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the UN in 2000.

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