- Format: Paperback
- ISBN: 978-1-5261-6077-5
- Pages: 232
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Price: £20.00
- Published Date: September 2021
- BIC Category: Society & social sciences / Comparative politics, Society & social sciences / Diplomacy, Society & social sciences / International relations, Society & social sciences / Human rights, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights, US Politics
- Series: Key Studies in Diplomacy
Human rights and détente inextricably intertwined during Carter's years. By promoting human rights in the USSR, Carter sought to build a domestic consensus for détente; through bipolar dialogue, he tried to advance human rights in the USSR. But, human rights contributed to the erosion of détente without achieving a lasting domestic consensus.
1 Setting the Stage for a Human Rights Policy
2 Human Rights and the 1976 Presidential Election
3 Firmness Abroad; Consensus at Home, 1977-1978.
4 Coping with Critics: the Choice in Favour of Quiet Diplomacy, 1978.
5 Critics' Triumph: Quiet Diplomacy, SALT II and the Invasion of Afghanistan, 1979-1980.
Umberto Tulli is a Lecturer in the Department of Humanities and the School of International Studies at the University of Trento