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Author Markarian, Vania, 1971-

Title Left in transformation : Uruguayan exiles and the Latin American human rights networks, 1967-1984 / Vania Markarian
Published New York : Routledge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages)
Series Latin American studies
Latin American studies (Routledge (Firm))
Contents From hope to despair : Uruguay in the twentieth century -- Revolution in Uruguay : an introduction to leftist politics, 1967-73 -- Reorientation abroad : Uruguayan exiles and transnational politics, 1973-76 -- Worldwide fragmentation : transnational human rights and national politics, 1976-80 -- Returning to Uruguay : from transnational human rights to transitional politics, 1981-84
Summary This book takes an innovative look at international relations. Focusing on the worldwide campaign against abuses by the right-wing authoritarian regime in Uruguay (1973-1984), it explores how norms and ideas interact with political interests, both global and domestic. It examines joint actions by differently-motivated actors such as the leftist activists who had to flee Uruguay in these years, the Organization of American States, The United Nations, Amnesty International, and the United States. It traces language and procedures for making their claims. The chief goal, however, is to peruse the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-257) and index
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Subject Exiles -- Political activity -- Uruguay.
Human rights advocacy -- Uruguay.
Human rights workers -- Uruguay.
Human rights -- Uruguay -- International cooperation.
Uruguay -- Politics and government -- 1973-1985.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203959574 (e-book)
1135499365 (electronic bk.)
1299868940 (ebk)
9780203959572 (e-book)
9781135499365 (electronic bk.)
9781299868946 (ebk)