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Governance, Development, and Social Inclusion in Latin America

Protecting Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

A Legal and Socio-Political Analysis of Brazil

Authors: Neto, Ulisses Terto

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  • Identifies the forces and interests involved, and contrasts what the Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders is supposed to do with what it does in realityPresents new knowledge regarding the protection of human rights defenders in Brazil based on documents and legal analysis 
  • Combines the perspectives of diverse theoretical areas such as international human rights law, politics of human rights, sociology of human rights, constitutional law, international relations, human rights scholarship, and transnational political sociology
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This book offers a legal and socio-political analysis of the Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Discussing Colombian, Guatemalan and Mexican experiences, it fills a gap in the literature regarding Latin American public policy by investigating the creation, work, beneficiaries, broader effects, challenges, and effective ways to improve the Brazilian Program.

About the authors

Ulisses Terto Neto is a human rights lawyer and lecturer at IESB, Brasilia,Brazil. He was the legal adviser for the Brazilian Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (2009-2010). Dr. Terto Neto also served as Deputy Vice-President of the Human Rights Council (Federal District) and worked as a human rights consultant for the Pan American Health Organization, Brazil.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Terto Neto, Ulisses

    Pages 1-26

  • Protection of Human Rights Defenders

    Terto Neto, Ulisses

    Pages 27-56

  • Brazil’s Path Towards Human Rights

    Terto Neto, Ulisses

    Pages 57-93

  • State and Civil Society’s Responses to State and Non-State Actors’ Violence Towards Human Rights Defenders

    Terto Neto, Ulisses

    Pages 95-110

  • The Path to the Creation of a Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

    Terto Neto, Ulisses

    Pages 111-150

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61094-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61093-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Protecting Human Rights Defenders in Latin America
Book Subtitle
A Legal and Socio-Political Analysis of Brazil
Authors
Series Title
Governance, Development, and Social Inclusion in Latin America
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-61094-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-61094-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-61093-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 300
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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