Advocacy in Conflict: Critical Perspectives on Transnational by Alex de Waal

By Alex de Waal

Conflicts in Africa, Asia and Latin the US became a typical concentration of advocacy by means of Western celebrities and NGOs. This provocative quantity delves into the realities of those efforts, that have frequently concerned compromising on integrity in pursuit of profile and influence.

Examining the equipment utilized by Western advocates, how they relate to campaigns within the international locations involved, and their influence, specialist authors review the successes and screw ups of previous advocacy campaigns and provide optimistic feedback of present efforts. Taking in a number high-profile case stories, together with campaigns for democracy in Burma and Latin the US, for the rights of Palestinians in Gaza, and opposing the Lord’s Resistance military in Uganda, the authors problem the assumptions set forth via advocacy organizations.

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