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Author Thiel, Markus, 1973 May 9- author

Title European civil society and human rights advocacy / Markus Thiel
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 190 pages) : illustrations
Series Pennsylvania studies in human rights
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Contents Ch. 1 The Genesis and Diffusion of Internal Human Rights Policies in Europe -- ch. 2 Theorizing Rights Advocacy Through European CSOs -- ch. 3 The Fundamental Rights Agency and Platform -- ch. 4 Both Sides of the Story: Probing Legitimacy Through Interview Analysis -- ch. 5 Validating Findings Through Survey Analysis of Platform CSOs -- ch. 6 Social Rights and EU Market Liberalization: A Case of Neo-liberal Volatility? -- ch. 7 The Nexus of Internal Rights and Securitized External Border Policies
Summary Examining the interaction between hundreds of civil society organizations and the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, Markus Thiel explores the role and impact of transnational civil society in EU human rights advocacy through a political sociology perspective and reflects critically on the legitimacy of EU human rights norms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject European Union. Agency for Fundamental Rights.
Civil rights -- European Union countries.
Civil society -- European Union countries.
Human rights advocacy -- European Union countries.
Human rights -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081229422X (electronic bk.)
9780812294224 (electronic bk.)