Expanding Boundaries of Human Rights in (East) Africa

Expanding Boundaries of Human Rights in (East) Africa To what extent has politics in Uganda changed since the era of egregious human rights abuses under General Idi Amin? Using the new book on law and politics in Uganda under Museveni referenced below as focal point, this essay answers that question in a discussion that also sketches three themes, testimony to the plasticity of the human rights doctrine, including the expanding boundaries of human rights in (East) Africa. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African and Asian Studies Brill

Expanding Boundaries of Human Rights in (East) Africa

African and Asian Studies, Volume 15 (1): 99 – May 23, 2016

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Brill
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Subject
Review Essay
ISSN
1569-2094
eISSN
1569-2108
DOI
10.1163/15692108-12341350
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Abstract

To what extent has politics in Uganda changed since the era of egregious human rights abuses under General Idi Amin? Using the new book on law and politics in Uganda under Museveni referenced below as focal point, this essay answers that question in a discussion that also sketches three themes, testimony to the plasticity of the human rights doctrine, including the expanding boundaries of human rights in (East) Africa.

Journal

African and Asian StudiesBrill

Published: May 23, 2016

Keywords: human rights; Ugandan politics; democracy in Africa; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( lgbt ) issues

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