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About Clifford Bob

Clifford Bob is professor of political science and the Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair in International Relations at Duquesne University. He is author of The Global Right Wing and the Clash of World Politics, and The Marketing of Rebellion.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fighting abuses in existing powers

Although it is certainly of intellectual interest that elites and masses differ in rights awareness, it is uncertain that mobilizing the masses around rights or further informing elites about them will in fact improve rights in practice. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debates on Emerging Powers and Human Rights and Human rights: mass or elite movement?

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