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Title:Explaining China's Continued Resistance Towards Human Rights Norms: A Historical Legal Analysis
Author(s):Sitaraman, Srini
Subject(s):Human Rights--China
Abstract:This paper examines why the People's Republic of China is wary of international human rights law and why it has difficulties complying with international human rights norms. Specifically, this article seeks to understand why PR China is antagonistic towards human rights law, while it has been welcoming of other forms of legal reform, institutional development, and foreign cooperation.
Issue Date:2008-06
Genre:Working / Discussion Paper
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2008-07-18

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