The Justice Cascade

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The Justice Cascade

How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics

By Kathryn Sikkink

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393079937, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2011

Drawing on extensive research and illuminating personal experience, Sikkink reveals how the stunning emergence of human rights prosecutions has come about; what effect it has had on democracy, conflict, and repression; and what it means for leaders and citizens everywhere, from Uruguay to the United States.The Justice Cascade is a vital read for anyone interested in the future of world politics and human rights.