Author profile: Daniel Braaten

Daniel Braaten is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX. His research interests are in the areas of Human Rights, International Organizations, International Political Economy, and Environmental Politics. His research has been published in Review of International Studies, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Human Rights, and Human Rights Review. You can follow him on twitter @UnbridledEnthus.

Review – Rights as Weapons: Instruments of Conflict, Tools of Power

Daniel Braaten • Feb 21 2021 • Features

Clifford Bob presents the ways in which multiple actors use human rights to advance their agendas, both liberal and illiberal.

Review – Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World

Daniel Braaten • Oct 25 2018 • Features

Samuel Moyn argues that the human rights movement has done nothing to stop inequality from emerging and accelerating, and it is not up to the task of reversing it.

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Daniel Braaten • Apr 7 2018 • Features

Kathryn Sikkink’s book addresses the critiques of human rights movements, law and institutions and provides a convincing defence of their effectiveness and legitimacy.

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