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The Mobilization of Shame

A World View of Human Rights

Robert F. Drinan

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"Anyone interested in human rights will read Robert Drinan’s informative, passionate and challenging book with deep concern and hope."—Elie Wiesel

"Father Drinan’s credentials as a humanitarian, religious leader, and thinker are unassailable. . . . His astute grasp of practical solutions to world problems enables him to debate policy as a scholar and practitioner, as well as a religious leader."—Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States

Widely known and respected for his work in international human rights, Father Robert F. Drinan here describes the history of the human rights movement since World War II and the obstacles it faces today. With clarity and force, Father Drinan discusses every important human rights issue, the performance of the United States and the United Nations, and how leaders and individuals can mobilize for a more just future.


Praise For The Mobilization of Shame: A World View of Human Rights

“Anyone interested in human rights will read Robert Drinan’s informative, passionate and challenging book with deep concern and hope.”—Elie Wiesel, Boston University 




“The author brings to this compelling account of the human rights movement an exceptional blend of scholarly expertise, political experience, and moral authority.”—Ruti Teitel, author of Transitional Justice




“We have no greater scholar of human rights than Robert Drinan, a man who has combined his scholarship with years of activism. In this book Drinan melds academic polish to political savvy in addressing some of the thorniest issues we in the human rights community confront. He does it concisely but with his customary passion. All of us who care about the future of human rights are in his debt.”—William F. Schulz, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA




Yale University Press, 9780300093193, 256pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2002