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About Anthony Tirado Chase

Anthony Chase (Associate Professor, Occidental College) is a theoretician of human rights in the context of the Arab and Muslim worlds. His most recent book is Human Rights, Revolution, and Reform in the Muslim World (2012). His first book was Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices (co-edited with Amr Hamzawy, 2006). Among his peer reviewed articles, the most recent is “Legitimizing Human Rights: Beyond Mythical Foundations and Into Everyday Resonances” (Journal of Human Rights, 2013).

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Human rights from the bottom up: beyond the ideological export model

How do we understand the transformation of the global human rights movement in a multipolar world? "Endtimes" as Stephen Hopgood argues? On the contrary: the demise of human rights will only come when activists no longer seek to own them. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on Emerging Powers and Human Rights.

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