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The Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradicitions of U.S. Policy (Seven Stories' Open Media Pamphlet Series)

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Chomsky observes the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a "Path to a Better World," while chronicling how far off the trail the United States is with respect to actual political practice and conduct. Analysing the contradictions of U.S. power while illustrating the real progress won by sustained popular struggle, Chomsky cuts through official political rhetoric to examine how the United States not only violates the UD, but at times uses it as a weapon to wield against designated enemies.

Synopsis:

Chomsky observes the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights while chronicling how the foreign policy of the US too often differs from its rhetoric.

About the Author

Noam Chomsky is a professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author most recently of Hegemony or Survival, 9/11, and Power and Terror.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583225479
Author:
Chomsky, Noam
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Author:
Chomsky, Noam, Et
Subject:
General
Subject:
International
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
CURRENT EVENTS / International
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Open Media Series
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
6.8 x 4.2 x 0.2 in 2.5 oz

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